Win a 20th anniversary Wenonah canoe!

We’re raffling off a special Wenonah Adirondack canoe. Get your tickets today.

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#nfct20: Four women & a big white dog in the Allagash Wilderness

In 2012, Joanne Blondin, three friends and a big white dog paddled the Northern Forest Canoe Trail. Joanne shared their story in honor of NFCT’s 20th anniversary.

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Trip Planner updates!

The Northern Forest Canoe Trail (NFCT) has updated its Trip Planner tool to include the Penobscot River Paddling Trail as well as the Lamoille, Connecticut and Androscoggin river paddling trails.

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#nfct20: Back to where it started

In honor of our 20th anniversary, learn about our roots from founders Kay Henry and Rob Center.

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Explore the Northern Forest

Enjoy quiet waters, quaint communities and cozy accommodations along our 740-mile route. Whether you are an avid paddler looking for a wilderness experience or a novice looking to get started close to town, we have the trip for you.


This website was made possible through a grant from the Maine Outdoor Heritage Fund.

The Northern Forest Canoe Trail is generously supported by the outdoor industry and businesses throughout the Northern Forest and North America.