[caption id="attachment_901026" align="alignright" width="300"] Gorgeous Fall Colors on the drive to Northern Outdoors in The Forks, Maine[/caption] When the air starts turning crisp, I know I'm in for some spectacular colors in New England. The first time I saw fall in New England, my eyes were practically hurting from the vivid...

When I first heard the word "unplugged," it was in reference to MTV Unplugged, a TV series showcasing popular musicians usually playing acoustic instruments. Today, I use it every time I unplug myself from my laptop, smartphone and other electronic devices. The first time I did it, I was so worried I...

When I think "family traditions," I recall the valiant attempts my mother made for a Sunday night family dinner or annual summer vacations to visit her parents on the other side of the state. Of course, life got complicated quickly and those traditions fell by the wayside. (Can you say, "Teenagers"?)...

[caption id="attachment_900682" align="alignright" width="300"] 10K Run coming this Fall on the FAST Trail on the Old Canada Road @Northern Outdoors![/caption] Put on your trail-running shoes and join Baxter Outdoors and Northern Outdoors (yes, we're very outdoorsy) for a 6-mile trail-running race on Saturday, October 4, 2014. We're thrilled to be hosting...

Whether it's after a day rafting the Kennebec or snowmobiling through Maine's woods, nothing beats a tasty, handcrafted beer. Kennebec River Pub serves up some amazing beer and food, all in an atmosphere that welcomes everyone like a regular. While on a fall foliage tour of the eastern U.S. this past...

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Guest Photo, by Erikoh on Instagram - Wow![/caption] We all take pictures, with our phones, cameras, tablets, and spypens. Well, maybe not so much with the spypens. It's easy, we can't help ourselves, and we get amazing candids, scenery, action, and more kinds of snapshots.  When is the...

Thank you to all our guests, friends, and staff for a terrific snowmobiling season! [caption id="attachment_900645" align="alignright" width="300"] Sully rides into April along the Kennebec River[/caption] The fact that the 2014 snowmobiling season in The Forks, Maine area is still going at Northern Outdoors with great trail coverage as we enter April tells...

Spring is in the Air in Northern Maine = Craft Brew Festivals and Dead River Rafting As Northern Outdoor's Kennebec River Brewery enters its' 38th season, we are quite excited about the summer rafting season. We expect ideal water conditions this spring/summer from the big snowpack we received from December intro April....

It's not something that happens very year but this year we'll be riding into April. With forecast cold temps all week the trails should hold up well through the weekend. We will be grooming through the remainder of March and expect with the snowpack on the ground there will be some great spring...

We are continuing with regular grooming this week. All trail sections are in super shape and the RIDING IS OUTSTANDING right now! Forecast cold temps all week will mean that the trails will be holding up well through the weekend. We will be grooming through the remainder of March. •    ITS...

The trails are in great shape and the riding is outstanding right now! All 100 miles of The Forks Trail System are being groomed regularly. [caption id="attachment_900535" align="alignnone" width="600"] Winter won't last forever![/caption]   ITS 86 FROM BERRY’S STORE HEADING EAST TOWARDS GREENVILLE  Great riding all the way. There is an active logging...

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="432"] Snowmobiling in The Forks Maine with Northern Outdoors & Backcountry Expeditions[/caption] There's nothing quite like taking a newbie on a snowmobile tour, in the amazing terrain of The Forks Area Network here at Northern Outdoors. Johnny Montsarrat from Boston Events Insider came snowmobiling with us recently and...