Missisquoi Paddle-Pedal Update

The Northern Forest Canoe Trail has cancelled the annual Missisquoi Paddle-Pedal event in Richford, Vt., due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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Celebrating connections

Communications Director Chris Morris writes about paddling with his father during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Wild & Scenic grant supports Missisquoi stewardship

A grant from the Upper Missisquoi and Trout Rivers Wild & Scenic Committee is supporting Northern Forest Canoe Trail stewardship work on the Upper Missisquoi River.

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COVID-19 and the NFCT

Guidance and recommendations for paddling during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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2020 Waterway Work Trips

Explore a section of the Northern Forest Canoe Trail, meet people with similar interests, and help complete meaningful stewardship work.

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Northern Forest Explorers registration is open!

We’re pleased to announce the first slate of dates for the Northern Forest Explorers program!

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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.