Three Chapters NCT Festival 2022

May 20, 2022 @ 4:00 pm – May 22, 2022 @ 11:00 am
Sandager Park, City of Lisbon
Three Chapters NCT Festival 2022 @ Sandager Park, City of Lisbon

Three Chapters NCT Hiking Festival

When: May 20 (Friday) – May 22 (Sunday)
Where: Lisbon, N.D. (Dakota Prairie Chapter, Host)
Who: Central Flyway Chapter, Sheyenne River Valley Chapter, Dakota Prairie Chapter
Festival Schedule:
Friday: 4:00 PM, Lisbon Historical Hike, Meet at the DPC Kiosk at the Veterans Home, 1600 Veterans Drive, Park in Parking Lot, out and back, 4 miles, Includes a tour of the Scenic Theater, the only continuous running movie theater in America.
Friday: 6:00 P.M., Picnic, Pavilion in Sandager Park. Bring food for yourself and family (no sharing of food).
Friday: 7:30 P.M. Movie, “A Walk InThe Woods” Starring Robert Redford, Nick Nolte, Emma Thompson–$8.00–Thanks to the City of Lisbon we are able to obtain and show this movie in the 111 year old historic Scenic theater.
Saturday: 9:00 AM, Hill and Valley Hike, Meet at the DPC Kiosk at the Veterans Home, park in the adjacent parking lot, out and back, moderate, 4 miles.
Saturday: Noon, Bring your bag lunch to the North Shelter in Sandager Park and enjoy a workshop on “maintaining trail” while eating your lunch.
Saturday: 12:45 P.M.: Canoe/kayak the Sheyenne River Water Trail in the Sheyenne National Grasslands (4 or 8-mile paddle dependent on conditions). Participants must bring their own properly-fitting life jacket and register by May 10 with Cory Enger ( Also indicate if you will be bringing your own canoe/kayak, or if you will need one provided for you. We will meet at Sandager Park North Shelter following lunch/workshop and caravan together to Ylvisaker Bridge TH (Contacts: Cory Enger and Glee Mayer)
Saturday: 1:30PM: Historic Ridge Hike, Meet at Ranes Bridge (caravan from Sandager Park) and hike to Okiedan Mounds, out and back, moderate, 5 miles.
Saturday: 6:00 PM Dinner ($12.00) at the Market, Downtown Lisbon, followed by a tour of the Historic Opera House at 7:00 P.M.
Sunday: 9:30 AM: Biesterfeldt Historic Site hike, Meet at the West TH which is south of HWY 27 on 141st Ave SE. Experience a National Historic Landmark that intersects with the North Country National Scenic Trail, Old Cheyenne Indian Village (1724-1780), Following the hike, the McLeod Museum (5 miles east on HWY 27) will be open so participants can view a model of a Cheyenne Earthen Lodge.
Central Flyway Chapter: Glee Mayer,
Sheyenne River Valley Chapter: Becky Heise,
Dakota Prairie Chapter: Rennae Gruchalla,
RSVP on Meetup at
Sandager Park Campground—Parkway Dr., Lisbon, ND, 58054 (preferred campground as it’s in Lisbon, on the trail, and location of some activities)
Please call Meredith at 701-680-3736 to reserve a campsite. There are 20 sites reserved for us, 10 with full hook-ups and 10 with electricity only. There are also primitive sites for tents.
Dead Colt Creek Campground—3 miles south of Lisbon
Enderlin Inn
Lisbon Inn
Crossroads Motel
Gwinner Inn and Suites
Hanna McNally’s Driftwood Inn, B & B

COVID-19 safety measures
Please come with a mask in case we need to wear them at indoor events or when we are shuttling

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