#nfct20: Reflecting on the past & looking ahead

Our founders Kay Henry and Rob Center reflect on 20 years of the NFCT, and look ahead at what’s next.

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Brewer takes helm

Our Board of Directors has appointed Anne Brewer, of Lake Placid, NY, as its new chair.

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Privilege & opportunity

Don Hudson reflects on three years as chair of NFCT’s Board of Directors, and on a lifetime shaped by paddling the waters of the Northern Forest.

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Risk & Reward

Check out our 2020 stewardship highlights.

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ADK Outpost

We’ve teamed with Tell Media, Play ADK, and some local artists to unveil a new downtown storefront!

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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.