'Round the Mountain
The 2023 ‘Round the Mountain is in the books. Thanks to all who helped make it happen!Click Here for Results!
World Tour Paddling Film Festival
It’s film fest season. Join us at an upcoming tour stop!Learn More
Kokatat Dry Suit Raffle
Protect yourself from those cold spring waters. Buy a ticket for your chance to win a Kokatat Meridian!Learn More & Buy Your Tickets
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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.
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.
Support activities along the trail by becoming a member.
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.