Northern Forest Canoe Trail a Perfect Fit at the New England Paddlesports Show 2012

WAITSFIELD, Vt.   The Northern Forest Canoe Trail is representing the Northern Forest region at New England’s largest canoe, kayak and stand up paddling consumer show.  The New England Paddlesports Show opens March 30-April 1 at the University of New Hampshire Field House in Durham, NH.

The event, promoted by Kittery Trading Post, hosts more than 60 exhibitors where consumers can purchase paddling gear and attend seminars on paddling, paddlesports and travel.  Northern Forest Canoe Trail will be at the show to promote the Trail and highlight opportunities for lodging, outfitters, and adventure in the Northern Forest region.  The Northern Forest Canoe Trail is the longest, inland recreational paddling trail in the nation and runs from Old Forge, NY, through Vermont, Québec, New Hampshire, to Fort Kent, ME.

“Thousands of show attendees will get a chance to learn about the incredible paddling, family fun and adventure that awaits along the Trail,” says Kate Williams, Executive Director. 

More information about New England Paddlesports Show 2012 can be found 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.  Northern Forest Canoe Trail, Inc. is internationally regarded as the preeminent water trail organization in North America, and 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.

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

Media Contact:
Kevin Mack, Director of Partnerships and Marketing
Northern Forest Canoe Trail
(802) 535-5855,


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