Voices from the Trail

Online auction supports stewardship, programs for the Northern Forest Canoe Trail

The Northern Forest Canoe Trail (NFCT) will host its annual online auction Nov. 15-30 to support stewardship and programming along the 740-mile water trail that connects New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine and Quebec. The auction features gear and experiences…

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Musings on Travel by Canoe & the Beauty of Teamwork

I am a firm believer in the fact that the best way to become familiar with a place is from the vantage point of a canoe. Paddle in hand, PFD strapped on and Nalgene at the ready, there really isn’t…

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Fellowship of the Trail

As we start laying the third stone step for the Union Falls access, a car pulls into the dirt lot across the street. Out pops a spry older man, with a plaid shirt tucked into his khakis, a baseball cap…

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A Love Letter to the NFCT Crew of 2021

Hello Northern Forest Canoe Trail followers! It has been such a pleasure to interact with the volunteers, community members and staff that make this trail system possible. The passion and commitment that engulfs this community is truly inspiring and it’s…

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Adirondack Canoe Classic set for Sept. 10-12

The 38th annual Adirondack Canoe Classic — the 90-Miler — will take place Sept. 10-12, with over 500 paddlers and 250 boats racing from Old Forge to Saranac Lake over the course of three days. Hosted this year for the…

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Stewardship work improves portage trails along the Clyde River

The Northern Forest Canoe Trail (NFCT) stewardship crew, along with a team of volunteers and community partners, has successfully completed several projects that improve access along the Clyde River. This work is part of a greater effort to maintain and…

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Missisquoi Paddle-Pedal set for Aug. 7

Paddling and cycling enthusiasts will converge in Richford, Vt., on Saturday, Aug. 7, to participate in the Missisquoi Paddle-Pedal event, hosted by the Northern Forest Canoe Trail (NFCT) and in partnership with the Upper Missisquoi and Trout River Wild &…

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Meet the NFCT’s 2021 stewardship crew!

Our stewardship season is officially underway. Two weeks in, projects have been completed in Vermont along the Mad River in Waitsfield and the North Branch Cascades Trail. Under the direction of NFCT Stewardship Director Noah Pollock, the team will tackle…

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Tupper Lake 8-Miler, Celebrate Paddling Invitational set for June 26-27

Paddling enthusiasts of all ages and abilities are invited to take part in two upcoming events, part of the month-long Celebrate Paddling festival: the Tupper Lake 8-Miler and the Celebrate Paddling Invitational. The Tupper Lake 8-miler will take place Saturday,…

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NFCT launches 2021 stewardship season

The Northern Forest Canoe Trail (NFCT) stewardship season is underway. With projects planned across New York, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine, the NFCT’s stewardship crew will work to maintain and enhance access for all paddlers and outdoor enthusiasts along the…

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