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Welcome to Northern Paddle and Trail
    You are invited to paddle quiet lakes and northern rivers, hike trails of the Northwoods, bike beautiful routes like the famous

Bearskin Rails to Trails Bike Trail, join snowshoe or X-Country ski outings, and relax with friends and an eveningbonfire to finish a wonderful day.

    Our goal is to enjoy the beauty and thrill of silent sports in the company of like-minded souls and strive to be good environmental stewards. NPT is based in Rhinelander, WI.

     Nov 2, 2019 – Halloween Scavenger Hunt Hike & Potluck at Perch Lake Shelter. We had a great time visiting and hiking searching for “animals”.  Both teams found most of the critters, but team 2 found one more than team 1.  The potluck was delicious as usual.  We all had a great time renewing friendships


     On June 25th eight members and two guests had a nice paddle from the WI River Rainbow Dam to Newbold park. It was enjoyed by all, but was a short section. Everyone wished it could have been longer.


​​Membership Information
    A membership (single or family) begins in January of each year. Memberships are $20 (single) and $35 (family). Waivers are signed each new year of renewal. Guests are welcome one time for free, but will sign a waiver.

Member benefits include

  • Year around  outings

  • New friends

  • New places

  • Fantastic speaker events

  • NPT website and message board

  • Support of our community's environmental initiatives

  • e-Access to members and events​​