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The Northern Forest Canoe Trail

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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.
Read Paddling the Northern Forest Canoe Trail, two novice paddlers' journey on entire 740-mile Northern Forest Canoe Trail as part of their human-powered trek around the globe.

Your Northern Forest Canoe Trail Headquarters

As a proud supporter 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

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

The 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.

Visit the NFCT website