Celebrate Paddling Invitational
A day of racing for all ages and skill levels, part of Celebrate Paddling ADK.Learn More & Register
2022 Event Schedule
We’ve got a full slate of events scheduled for the paddling season.Learn More
Virtual Film Fest
The NFCT is offering virtual screenings of this year’s World Tour Paddling Film Festival.Learn More
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.