Northern Forest Canoe Trail links the waterways of New York, Vermont, Québec, New Hampshire and Maine.Learn More
Plan A Trip
Map out the adventure of a lifetime with our interactive trip plannerTrip Planner
Northern Forest Canoe Trail is a member-supported, nonprofit organization that promotes paddling and stewardship.Join
Donate or buy items to help support the Northern Forest Canoe Trail. The auction takes place from Nov. 1 to Dec. 3.Auction Website
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.
Check back regularly for our most recent updates about trail conditions and improvements to trail infrastructure.
We partner with organizations and businesses that offer services and products along the trail and throughout the Northern Forest.
Suggested Paddling Trips
There are literally hundreds of trips you can do on the Northern Forest Canoe Trail. Here’s a sampling of some of the best.
This web site 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.