'Round the Mountain Canoe & Kayak Race

Full results have been posted … thank you for a great race!

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Virtual Speakers Series

We’ve teamed up with NRS to put together the Virtual Speakers Series to get us pumped for paddling.

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Win a Kokatat Legacy Dry Suit

Tickets are on sale now!

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Birch bark canoe auction

The Northern Forest Canoe Trail (NFCT) will auction off two birch bark canoes this summer in support of stewardship and access projects across the Northeast.

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Virtual Paddling Film Fest

The 16th annual Paddling Film Festival showcases the very best paddling films of the year ­­and is now screening in theaters and living rooms everywhere.

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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.