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.Learn more
Communications Director Chris Morris writes about paddling with his father during the COVID-19 pandemic.Read on
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.Learn more
COVID-19 and the NFCT
Guidance and recommendations for paddling during the COVID-19 pandemic.Learn more
2020 Waterway Work Trips
Explore a section of the Northern Forest Canoe Trail, meet people with similar interests, and help complete meaningful stewardship work.Learn more
Northern Forest Explorers registration is open!
We’re pleased to announce the first slate of dates for the Northern Forest Explorers program!
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.
Business and corporate sponsors
We encourage you to learn more about our partners.
Join volunteers on a trip to one of our favorite spots.
Waterway Work Trips
Join other volunteers and our crew as we work on the Trail.
Support activities along the trail by becoming a member.
Join our team as we work to improve paddling in the Northern Forest.
Learn more about paddling events along the trail.
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.