Northern Forest Canoe Trail links the waterways of New York, Vermont, Québec, New Hampshire and Maine.Learn More
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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.
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Community paddles and other events
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Waterway Work Trips
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Northern Forest Explorers
Youth summer trips in the beautiful Northern Forest
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 web site 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.