Our friends at the Northern Forest Canoe Trail (NFCT) have reminded us of a great way to get out to see fall foliage – paddling along the NFCT, of course!
Some of the most spectacular fall scenery can be found along the banks of rivers, streams, lakes, and ponds. What better way to see . . . → Read More: Fall Foliage from the Northern Forest Canoe Trail
Tomorrow, July 28, 2012, is the 3rd Annual “740 Miles in One Day“, sponsored by the Northern Forest Canoe Trail (NFCT). Paddlers are encouraged to put-in anywhere along the entire 740 mile NFCT route and to cover any distance along the trail from Old Forge, New York to Fort Kent, Maine. The purpose of . . . → Read More: Northern Forest Canoe Trail’s Annual 740 Miles in One Day – July 28, 2012
Kate Williams with Her Family on the Allagash
Kate Williams is the Executive Director of the Northern Forest Canoe Trail, a role that she has held since 2004. She lives with her husband and two children in Waitsfield, Vermont. Travel New England had an opportunity to catch up with Kate a couple of . . . → Read More: Interview with Kate Williams, Executive Director of the Northern Forest Canoe Trail
By Kate Williams, Executive Director, Northern Forest Canoe Trail
Kayakers on Flagstaff Lake
It’s a well-worn rhetorical path in today’s culture to blame the various screens and devices to which we are connected for the dis-connection from the natural world they cause. And there’s some truth to that. A brain that is habituated . . . → Read More: How About the Northern Forest Canoe Trail for Father’s Day?
With spring here and summer not too far away, the folks at the Northern Forest Canoe Trail (NFCT) are reminding us that they have a couple of paddling safety and survival brochures to help us stay safe while we pursue our paddling fun… The two brochures are:
“Wear It! Life Jackets Matter” (PDF)- stresses . . . → Read More: Some Safe Paddling Tips from the Northern Forest Canoe Trail
Apply now for Stewardship and Youth Program internship positions with the Northern Forest Canoe Trail (NFCT). Work outside and hone your leadership, outdoor education, and trail work skills. The NFCT is recruiting four Stewardship Interns and three Youth Program Interns. Positions come with training, professional development, a stipend of $250 per week, and an . . . → Read More: Internship Opportunities with the Northern Forest Canoe Trail
The telltale signs of autumn are appearing. Crimson leaves dot lakeshores, osprey nests have been abandoned, and there is a distinctive chill to the night air. While for some fall is the time to put away boating gear, savvy paddlers know that September and October offer some of the finest paddling of the year, . . . → Read More: Autumn Paddles along the Northern Forest Canoe Trail in New England and Quebec
The Northern Forest Canoe Trail (NFCT) is hosting the Second Annual “740 Miles in A Day” event on Saturday, July 30, 2011.
According to the “rules” of the event, you can paddle any distance you wish and on any section of river, lake or brook that is part of the Northern Forest Canoe Trail. . . . → Read More: Northern Forest Canoe Trail 2nd Annual “740 Miles in A Day”
The Northern Forest Canoe Trail (NFCT) needs your votes! This June their Northern Forest Explorers Program is in the running for funding through an innovative program from All Terrain, maker of natural care products. They are one of eight programs seeking a grant, but only the top three vote-getters at the end of this . . . → Read More: Help the Northern Forest Canoe Trail Raise Money
On Sunday, May 22 the husband and wife team of Arden and Sherry Olson of Cumming, Georgia completed a 740 mile canoe journey of the Northern Forest Canoe Trail (NFCT), capping an adventure that took more than three weeks. In doing so they became the 39th individual or team to complete an uninterrupted through . . . → Read More: First Through Paddle of the Northern Forest Canoe Trail for the 2011 Season