Waterway Work Trips

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Explore a section of the trail, meet people with similar interests, and help complete meaningful work along the Northern Forest Canoe Trail this summer. Join our staff, interns and other volunteers for a weekend of field work. A small fee covers all meals, including Friday dinner, Saturday meals, and Sunday breakfast. Trips begin Friday evening and wrap up after lunch on Sunday. And we always make time for paddling, exploration, and relaxation. Advanced registration required.

2019 Waterway Work Trips

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Raquette Falls Vista Trail: (6/28-6/30): Paddle to wild and remote Raquette Falls in New York’s Adirondack Park to improve a trail providing access to spectacular swimming holes and scenic vistas adjacent to the Raquette Falls Carry. Sign Me Up! Full

McCasland Bridge Carry (7/5-7/7): New! Install cribbed timber steps providing safe egress above a farm bridge along a wonderful stretch of the Saranac River east of Saranac Lake in NY’s Adirondack Park. Sign Me Up! Two spots available.

Clyde River Campsites (7/12-14): Build picnic tables, privies, sign in boxes, and tent pads for two campsites along this wildlife rich river in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom. Sign Me Up!   Three spots left!

Nulhegan Trails (July 19th-21st): Improve paths providing a safe portage around the Nulhegan River rapids while staying at the Nulhegan Hut, a cozy, newly constructed timber framed cabin in northeastern Vermont. Sign Me Up!   Three spots left!

The Mighty Androscoggin (7/26-7/28): Help construct a durable ramp providing access to the scenic 13-Mile Woods section of New Hampshire’s Androscoggin River, and improve access below the Pontook Dam. Sign Me Up!  Three spots left!

Hurricane Island Campsite (8/2-8/4): Paddle to a beautiful island on Maine’s Flagstaff Lake to install two sets of timber access stairs improving access to this much popular campsite. FULL – E-mail Noah to be added to waitlist.

Here is a list of Frequently Asked Questions. If you have any additional questions, please contact Stewardship Director Noah Pollock at [email protected] or 802-598-9056.