Discover the Northern Forest Canoe Trail at New England Paddlesports Show

Executive Director Kate Williams shares the many destinations along the 740-mile Northern Forest Canoe Trail.

Waitsfield, Vt. – What is one place where you can find inn-to-inn paddling, remote expeditions, family adventures, and great fishing holes?  The Northern Forest Canoe Trail (NFCT) offers all of this and more.  This weekend you can learn about Northern Forest Canoe Trailpaddling opportunities on the NFCT at the New England Paddlesports Show. Hosted by Kittery Trading Post, this annual event will be held at the University of New Hampshire Field House in Durham, NH from April 1 through April 3.

Executive Director Kate Williams will host a booth all weekend, and will present a slideshow about the 740-mile water route, including her own family adventures, on Saturday at 1:30 pm and Sunday at 12:30 pm.

The New England Paddlesports Show brings together top paddlesport manufacturers and a seminar series allowing visitors a chance to test the latest products and take advantage of special weekend prices. Kate states, "The show is a unique opportunity to see the latest paddling gear all in one place, get one-on-one advice from outdoor specialists, and learn about the region’s longest inland water trail, the Northern Forest Canoe Trail."

More information about this year’s New England Paddlesports Show is online at

The Northern Forest Canoe Trail is a 740-mile inland paddling trail tracing historic travel routes across New York, Vermont, Québec, New Hampshire, and Maine. NFCT connects people to the Trail’s natural environment, human heritage, and contemporary communities by stewarding, promoting, and providing access to canoe and kayak experiences along this route.  NFCT, Inc was incorporated in 2000 and is a 501(c)3 membership organization.

To learn more about paddling the NFCT, to become a member, and to purchase a guidebook and maps, visit or call 802-496-2285.

Contact information:
Kate Williams, Executive Director
Northern Forest Canoe Trail
(802) 496-2285 or [email protected]


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