Long Lake Long Boat Regatta
The NFCT will close out its 2023 Adirondack Race Series with the Long Lake Long Boat Regatta on Saturday, Sept. 23.Learn More & Register
Expanding outreach and communications in the Raquette River Watershed.Learn More
Woodsville River Access Enhanced
Paddlers and anglers now have enhanced access to the Connecticut River.Learn More
Investing in Maine
A partnership between the Maine Bureau of Parks & Lands, local landowners and the NFCT is enhancing outdoor recreation opportunities statewide.Learn More
Help us identify current and future needs.Share Your Trail Feedback
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.
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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.