20 years of the NFCT

The Northern Forest Canoe Trail celebrates 20 years of adventure, stewardship, and community.

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Taking care of your trail

We can’t do this without you.

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What does your generosity do?

Find out what your Mission Fund gifts can do.

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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.