The Allagash Wilderness Waterway has been a highway to the Native Americans, a vital corridor to Maine's lumber business, and a world-class canoe trip. The Allagash River's uses have been as varied as its twists and turns. Its mystical hold on visitors is unlike that of no other place in Maine. Come discover the history of the Allagash Wilderness Waterway--from its creation in 1966 to the present--with those who live and work there. "Northrunner" explores the history of this gem of a park in the middle of a working forest. Learn why this place is so revered and engenders so much passion. "Northrunner" is a tribute to a wild river that will leave you wanting to head for the north woods. As 87-year-old Fort Kent native Blanch Jalbert says at the close of the film, "I hope everyone who visits the Allagash will love it as much as I do."