Dedicated to expanding opportunities for human-powered paddle-craft in Northern Minnesota and Wisconsin.

We provide:

advocacy, community, guidance, education, and greatest of all... a paddling partner in the Northland.

NPA Objectives:

  • Expand access for human-powered watercraft in the Twin Ports and beyond.

  • Promote opportunities for ALL Northlanders to experience the waterways we call home.

  • Connect visitors with unforgettable on-water experiences.

  • Support the protection & restoration of our fresh-water resources

  • Advocate to government agencies and officials on behalf of paddlers across the Northland.