Welcome to Spring Whitewater Rafting! Spring is the perfect time to hit the rivers and raft some rapids, even if (or especially if) you've never been whitewater rafting before. The whole world is blooming and bursting with new growth--the flowers, foliage, and, yes, the rapids. After winter, the rivers are flowing strong and playful,...

Zach brings us another information packed Snowmobile Conditions Ride Report from Northern Outdoors in The Forks, Maine. The Forks area got 3"-5" of snow this past week which gave the groomers the material they needed to fill in some of the woods trail thin spots. Those thin spots are few and...

THE FORKS TRAIL REPORT 2/4/2016 We received about 4” of snow on Wednesday, followed by just a little rain. Temperatures are warm today . . . . in the mid-30’s but will cool off tonight and through the weekend. We will attempt to groom tonight, Friday and Saturday to get things as best as...

This week in our Northern Outdoors Snowmobile Trail Report and Ride Along, Zach heads South on ITS 87 on Backcountry Expeditions newest Ski Doo rental sled. The main sections of the Forks Area Trail Network are in great shape with some of the woods trail sections being a little thin. Join Zach on...

THE FORKS TRAIL REPORT 1/27/2016 No new snow since last weeks report. Trails are holding up well, considering the minimal snow. Groomers have been out on all sections this week and we will hit things again, as needed, on Thurs, Fri and Sat nights. Generally speaking, sections of the trail on unplowed roads are...

THE FORKS TRAIL REPORT 1/20/2016 Groomers have been out on all sections this week and we will hit things again, as needed, on Thurs, Fri and Sat nights. Generally speaking, sections of the trail on unplowed roads are in very good shape. Woods trails are very rough, but passable. There is plenty of snow...

Every year New England states celebrate the camaraderie of snowmobiling with the Annual Reciprocal Snowmobile Weekend. During this weekend, adventure seeking snowmobilers with current registrations in any of these 3 states can ride in any of the other states free!...

Great Snowmobile Weather at Northern Outdoors for this Weekend! This past week as been a whirlwind of Maine weather.  Two inches of rain, freezing temps and high winds, but finishing off with 12" of powder!  Despite the unfriendly weather conditions the Forks Area Trail Network is in great shape.  The groomers...

THE FORKS, MAINE TRAIL REPORT 1/8/2016 The snow we received over a week ago has packed down considerably, and very cold temps have frozen up most of the wet spots. Lots of sleds out last weekend enjoying the early season riding. We went out with the groomers after the storms before New Years and panned...

Mother Nature is making up for the lost time this season here in The Forks, Maine as we finally have an opportunity to get out on the trails for some early season grooming and sledding. Check out this video from Zach Davis as he takes you on a ride with...

We have received about 18” of snow in the past week. This will provide a great base to get things going for the winter. Groomers have been out panning all trail sections, yesterday and today. Generally speaking, sections of the trail on unplowed roads are in good shape. Woods trails...

[caption id="attachment_901264" align="aligncenter" width="748"] Pleasant Pond trail after an early season storm the winter of 2014-2015 .[/caption] What Winter Weather Will You Actually Bring Us, Mother Nature? Leaves crunching under my feet and the crisp air say one thing to me--get ready for winter! Hot cocoa, sledding, down parkas and lots of fluffy white...