Northern Forest Canoe Trail at the Biggest Paddlesports Show on the East Coast

WAITSFIELD, Vt.   The Northern Forest Canoe Trail is representing the Northern Forest Jersey Paddler Paddlesport 2012 posterregion at the east coast’s largest canoe, kayak, and stand up paddling consumer show.  Paddlesport 2012 runs March 23–25 at the Garden State Exhibit Center in Somerset, New Jersey.

The event hosts over 100 exhibitors where consumers can purchase paddling gear and attend seminars on paddling, paddlesports, and travel.  Northern Forest Canoe Trail will be at Booth 100 where visitors can learn about the Trail and opportunities for lodging, outfitters, and adventure in our region.  The Northern Forest Canoe Trail is the longest, inland recreational paddling trail in the nation.

“Thousands of show attendees will get a chance to hear about the world-class paddling, family fun and adventure that awaits along the Trail and in the communities of the Northern Forest”, says Kate Williams, Executive Director. 

More information about Paddlesports 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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