NFCT Waterway Work Trips - Northern Forest Canoe Trail

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Northern Forest Canoe Trail


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Waitsfield, VT 05673

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NFCT Waterway Work Trips


Going on an NFCT Waterway Work Trip (WWT) is a terrific way to get involved! These weekend outings offer hands-on trail maintenance along the scenic Northern Forest Canoe Trail. Spencer Lake 2010 WWT Group, by NFCTCamping is arranged near work sites, and time always built in to paddle.

Participants do hands-on trail maintenance. Camping is arranged near work sites, and time is always built in to paddle.

Work trip registration fees ($60 member/$75 nonmember fee per person) covers food costs. Meals include Friday dinner, all Saturday meals, and Sunday breakfast.

Paddlers bring their own camping and paddling gear. We can help connect you to an outfitter if you need to rent any equipment.

View project locations and access details on our WWT Interactive Map. Space is limited to 6 people per work trip unless otherwise noted. Click on the links below to register today!

Waterway Work Trip Date State Description Registration
Saranac River Campsites July 3-5 NY Improving several campsite locations along the Saranac River, great river paddling. Closed
Yale Dale Lean-to/Portage July 17-19 VT Install a new lean-to and portage on the lower stretch of the Clyde River, just outside Newport, VT Closed
Upper Ammonoosuc River July 10-12 NH Install new privies at two campsites on the Upper Ammonoosuc River  Closed
Maine Forestry Museum July 24-26 ME Build a new privy at the recently constructed lean-to in Rangeley, ME. The paddling is great and we'll be in a local parade too!  Closed
Demo Portage July 31-  Aug 2 ME Improve the portage around Demo Bridge on the Moose River between Jackman, ME and Rockwood, ME Register
Demo Portage  Aug 7-9 ME Improve the portage around Demo Bridge on the Moose River between Jackman, ME and Rockwood, ME  Register
Allagash Wilderness Waterway  July 10-12 ME Improve access to campsites on Churchill Lake near Chase Rapids. Closed
 Allagash Wilderness Waterway  July 17-19 ME Improve access to campsites on Churchill Lake near Chase Rapids. Closed

 

Here is a list of Frequently Asked Questions.  If you have a question, don't hesitate to contact Trail Director Walter Opuszynski at ( ext 2 or Walter@NorthernForestCanoeTrail.org.

 

2014 Upper Ammonoosuc WWT

2014 Upper Ammonoosuc River WWT Group Photo at the Cordwell Campsite in New Hampshire.

Group Raquette Falls

2013 Interns and Volunteers at Raquette Falls WWT in New York on the Raquette River.

2014 Misssisquoi WWT

2014 Missisquoi River WWT volunteers putting a roof on an Aquatic Invasive Wash Station at the Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge in Vermont.

Sunrise-Highgate Falls

One of the many views you'll see on a WWT!