Adirondack Paddling Symposium
Build skills. Gain confidence. Join us for the 2023 Adirondack Paddling Symposium.Learn More & Register
The 90-Miler at 40
We’re seeking stories to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Adirondack Canoe Classic.Learn More
Help us identify current and future needs.Share Your Trail Feedback
As seasons change and our work ebbs and flows, one constant is your support.Support Our Work
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.
Learn about the businesses and organizations that support our work.
Events & Activities
Check out what we’ve got going on!
Waterway Work Trips
Join other volunteers and our crew as we work on the Trail.
Support activities along the trail by becoming a member.
Learn about the trailside communities of the NFCT!
Help us stay up to date on trail conditions.
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 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.