Grateful for landowners who support public access

Some of the best outdoor adventures rely on the right mix of public and private lands.

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Discovery Awaits

Northern Forest Canoe Trail links 740 miles of waterways through New York, Vermont, Quebec, New Hampshire and Maine.

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Win a Placid Boatworks canoe

We’re auctioning off a donated Placid Boatwork’s Oseetah solo canoe.

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5 days on the Saranacs with the Northern Forest Canoe Explorers

Matt Burnett writes about one of this summer’s Northern Forest Explorers trips.

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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 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.