There's Kennebec River rafting (daily from May - October,) and then there's KENNEBEC RIVER TURBINE TESTS: Maine's Biggest White Water At 8000 cubic feet per second water flows Turbine Tests are nearly double Kennebec River's normal whitewater rafting release volume. There are only 4 chances to get in on Maine's biggest white...

One of Maine's best snowmobiling destinations, Grand Falls spans nearly 100 feet across the Dead River with an imposing 40ft drop. In the heart of winter the waterfall transforms itself into a staircase of crystalline ice flows that is sure to inspire awe in even the most traveled riders. On...

At 3,717 feet, Coburn Mountain is the highest groomed snowmobile trail in Maine. It has become a northeast snowmobiling bucket list item. It's our local sled peak. We love the ride to Coburn Mountain and the trail up the mountain....

With the fall foliage peaking, we decided to hike into Moxie Falls, the highest waterfall in Maine, one of the tallest waterfalls in New England, and a lovely mile long hike in the woods. The trailhead (directions on The Forks Maine Recreation Map) is 7 miles from Northern Outdoors, accessible...

The Forks Area Scenic Trail, along the Kennebec River, is ideal for running, biking, or hiking with dogs and kids. In the winter it's a snowmobile trail but spring, summer and fall it's only open to foot traffic. The trail begins one mile south of our resort, runs through our...

Name: Stephanie Gallagher Hometown: York, ME Age of First Rafting Trip: 14 Years Old Year you started guiding at Northern Outdoors: 2017 What type of guiding do you do? Whitewater Rafting What do you enjoy most about working at Northern Outdoors? What I enjoy most about working at Northern Outdoors is the friendly environment. Our staff...

"Whenever I have a bad day I just think of these people." - Ozzy Osbourne Whenever you're having a bad day think of a lodge and brewery deep in the Maine woods that guides whitewater rafting trips by day and throws a totally rad 80's dance party by night. There were...

Name: Adam Ruger Hometown: York, ME Age of First Rafting Trip: 15 years old Year you started guiding at Northern Outdoors: 2016 What type of guiding do you do? Whitewater Rafting What do you enjoy most about working at Northern Outdoors? What I enjoy most about working at Northern Outdoors is the staff throughout each department...

There's so much to do from our Katahdin Adventure Base Camp, hiking the Appalachian Trail, exploring Baxter State Park, climbing Maine's greatest mountain, paddling or fishing right from our campground at Abol Bridge, and of course whitewater rafting on the Penobscot River. Whitewater Kayaking the Seboomook Section of the Penobscot River Recently,...

Our Sales Office Manager, Lisa hit the trails with her husband, sister and brother-in-law. We're glad she got out of the office and got some wheelin' in. Family time on the trails! Thanks, Lisa for sharing current trail photos with all our ATV riding friends. Some of Maine's best ATVing lies...

Name: Matt Bateman Hometown: Bridgewater, NJ Age of First Rafting Trip: 13 Year you started guiding at Northern Outdoors: 2015 What type of guiding do you do? Whitewater Rafting What do you enjoy most about working at Northern Outdoors? Getting the opportunity to work with an amazing group of people and take new friends down the...

There's something happening every night at our Forks resort brewpub! Also, be sure to check our weekday rafting specials ('Kids Raft Half-Price Weekdays' summer deal ends August 31.) Here's the week at a glance: Margarita Monday Liz’s House Margarita $6 Mexican Dinner Special! Tuesday Family Fun Night Get out of your...

Name: Alec "Meats" Curran Hometown: Keene, NH Age of First Rafting Trip: 23 Year you started guiding at Northern Outdoors: 2016 What type of guiding do you do? Whitewater Rafting What do you enjoy most about working at Northern Outdoors? Being able to work and play on the amazing rivers of Maine every day. It never...