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Northern Forest Canoe Trail

The Northern Forest Canoe Trail

The Northern Forest Canoe Trail (NFCT) links the waterways of New York, Vermont, Québec, New Hampshire and Maine. It's southern terminus is located right off our dock in Old Forge, New York.

The route's variety of flat water, swift water, and whitewater, on a range of rivers, streams, lakes and ponds provide extensive opportunities for canoe and kayak recreation. Vibrant communities along the way offer inns, B&Bs and camping facilities, as well as other recreational and heritage attractions.

Your Northern Forest Canoe Trail Headquarters

As a proud supper of the trail, Mountainman offers maps, books, and guides to help you enjoy your route, whether it be a few house or a few weeks. We also offer canoe and kayak rentals and shuttle service from Old Forge up to the Plattsburg Boat Launch. Have any questions? Call us at (315) 369-6672, ext. 2.

About the NFCT

Boat Rentals & Shuttles

Gear Rentals

The Northern Forest Canoe Trail (NFCT) links the waterways of New York, Vermont, Québec, New Hampshire and Maine.

NFCT offers maps, books, and web-based tools to help you connect to our 740-mile paddling route that traces a fascinating history from early Native Americans through European settlers. NFCT also introduces you to the places and people that make waterway destinations along our route in the Adirondacks and Northern New England inviting and exciting today.

The route's variety of flat water, swift water, and whitewater, on a range of rivers, streams, lakes and ponds provide extensive opportunities for canoe and kayak recreation. Vibrant communities along the way offer inns, B&Bs and camping facilities, as well as other recreational and heritage attractions.

Canoe, Kayak and Paddleboard Rentals

Much more than just river trips!

You can rent canoes and kayaks for a a day, a week, or more for your own trips. Shuttle service is available for both rental boats and your own boat as well. We also offer all the accessories and gear a Family might need for a trip down the Moose. Call us at (315) 369-6672, ext. 2 for more information or to reserve your boat.

Kayak Rentals

Half Day
(4 Hrs.)
Full Day 2 Days 3 Days 4 Days Extra Day Extra
Overnight
Kid's Kayak $20 $26 $46 $66 $80 $14 $10
Solo Kayak $26 $36 $66 $94 $118 $24 $18
Tandem Kayak $34 $46 $86 $124 $156 $32 $22
Fishing Kayak $38 $52 $98 $138 $174 $36 $24
Touring Kayak $38 $52 $98 $138 $174 $36 $24

Canoe Rentals

Half Day
(4 Hrs.)
Full Day 2 Days 3 Days 4 Days Extra Day Extra
Overnight
Rec Solo Canoe $26 $36 $66 $94 $118 $24 $18
Rec Tandem Canoe $30 $42 $76 $106 $132 $24 $20
Light Tandem Canoe $36 $52 $98 $138 $174 $36 $24
Ultra Lite Solo Cano $36 $56 $106 $150 $188 $38 $28
Ultra Lite Tandem Canoe $44 $66 $124 $174 $226 $54 $34
Ult Lt 3 Person Canoe $70 $100 $180 $250 $310 $80 $50
Ult Lt 4 Person Canoe $88 $126 $244 $346 $444 $90 $60

SUP Rentals

Half Day
(4 Hrs.)
Full Day 2 Days 3 Days 4 Days Extra Day Extra
Overnight
Kid's SUP $22 $30 $56 $76 $94 $18 $14
Basic SUP $28 $40 $72 $100 $124 $24 $18
Inflatable SUP $32 $46 $78 $108 $136 $26 $20
Premium SUP $36 $50 $94 $132 $166 $34 $24

Delivery Service: Old Forge: $15. Inlet/Eagle Bay $30.  Raquette Lake $50

* All Rentals Must be Returned before close. Late fees are $20/hr/boat.

* Sorry, No Refunds on Rentals. Canceled reservations may be applied to next rental.

* Cartop & Deliveries are a minimum 1 day rental. 1/2 day is only off the dock.

Northern Forest Canoe Trail Shuttle Service

In addition to maps and guides, and boat rentals, Mountainman offers shuttle service to help you get on your way or to pick you up. Call us at (315) 369-6670 for details. (Each shuttle starts in Old Forge.)

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Location 1st Boat Each Add.
Inlet $30 $10
Raquette Lake $50 $15
Blue Mountain Lake $75 $25
Forked Lake $95 $25
Long Lake Village $95 $25
Raquette River Bridge, Tupper Lake $120 $30
Fishing Access Tupper Lake $135 $30
Axton Landing $160 $45
Stoney Creek Pond/Corey's $160 $45
Rt. 3 Lower Saranac Lake $160 $45
Fish Creek Ponds $175 $45
Saranac Lake Village $195 $50
Franklin Falls Pond $230 $60
Union Falls $260 $70
Redford $290 $80
Cadeyville $320 $90
Treadwell Mills Dam $350 $100
Plattsburg Boat Launch $380 $110

Camping Gear Rentals

We carry a complete selection of rental bikes and camping gear to help you enjoy it! Call us at (315) 369-6672, ext. 2 for more information or to reserve your boat, board, bike or gear!

Equipment Rentals: Per Day Equipment Rentals: Per Day Equipment Rentals: Per Day Equipment Rentals: Per Day
Canoe Paddle: Aluminum $3 Kayak Paddle: Cabon $5 Boundary Pack 70L $5 2 Person Tent $12
Canoe Paddle: Wood $4 PFD Adult $5 Baja Bag 30L $4 4 Person Tent $16
Canoe Paddle: Bent Wood $10 PFD: Child or Infant $3 Baja Bag 20L $3 Thermarest Pad - Reg $4
Canoe Cart $10 Baja Bag 10L $2 Thermarest Pad - Long $5
Kayak Paddle: Aluminum $4 Canoe Cart $10 Baja Bag 5L $1 MSR / Jetboil Stove $6
Kayak Paddle: Fiberglass $8 Kayak Cart $6 Sleeping Pag 20 Deg $8 4 Person Cookset $6

Old Forge Locations
Paddlesports, Outdoor Gear and Rental Store
2855 Route 28, Old Forge, NY 13420

Paddlesports Shop: (315) 369-6672 ext. 1
Moose River Trips & Boat Rentals: (315) 369-6672 ext. 2
Outdoor Gear & Apparel Shop: (315) 369-6672 ext. 3

Saratoga Springs Locations

Saratoga Outdoor Gear & Apparel Shop
490 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
(518) 584-3500

Saratoga Paddlesports Shop
251 Staffords Bridge Road on Fish Creek, Saratoga Springs, NY
(518) 584-0600

Copyright Mountainman Outdoor Supply Company. 2014.

Prices are subject to change with out notice. Call us at (315) 369-6672 to verify prices and availability. Mountainman is not responsible for typographical errors.