Freshet Film Fests

The NFCT teams with its partners across the region to present the Freshet Film Fest, an evening of paddling and outdoor recreation films.

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Waterway Work Trips

Want to join us for some work on the trail? It’s time to sign up!

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A New Race

The Rangeley Oquossoc Adventure Rendezvous is a two-day, 40-mile paddling stage race featuring a paddle through the incredible lands and waters of the Rangeley Lakes showcasing the best of the area.

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Headwaters Campaign

Expanding outreach and communications in the Raquette River Watershed.

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Virtual Speakers Series

Join us virtually to get ready for the 2024 paddling season.

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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.