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My soccer team from Wheaton College spent two nights with Northern Outdoors as a bonding activity and participated in an amazing rafting trip as well as a beautiful hike to Moxie Falls. Rating: Excellent Zuzka C. San Francisco, CA See: Video and photos of Wheaton College Women's Soccer Team on the river....

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...

This was a second trip to your place for my wife Maria, she obviously loved it the first time as she strongly suggested to us for our vacation while in Northern Maine. WE LOVED IT ! Our 15 year old twins were so down in the dumps. (No WiFi - No Cell...

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,...

What a perfect long weekend!!! We had so much fun and all the staff were super helpful! Rating: Pretty good Jessica F. Georgetown, MA Everyone in The Forks loves a family celebration. See Maine Weddings at Northern Outdoors...

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...

The campground at Abol Bridge was absolutely beautiful and relaxing. It is by far one of the most beautiful places in Maine and the perfect place to camp out before a day rafting the Penobscot. Out guides Matt and Todd were awesome! The rapids were wild, surfing the rapids was...

The whole experience was remarkable!!! I was so impressed with how well every aspect of our trip was organized and how clearly all expectations were communicated. I felt well informed and knew my safety was a priority. Every guide we came in contact with was very knowledgeable about the river,...

8/3/17 was our 2nd annual rafting trip! We loved it so much last year couldn't wait to come back!! Matt was our guide and we all just had the best day ever!!! The whole experience from start to finish is top notch!!! Already can't wait to go back for our...

This was our 4th rafting trip with Northern Outdoors. We have so much fun each year that we can't wait to go back and do it again next year! The rafting guides are exceptional! We had Adam again this year by request. He's lots of fun and an exceptional guide....

Name: Robert Starbird A.K.A. "King of the North" Hometown: Temple, Maine Age of First Rafting Trip: 45 (First day of training 5/17/13) Year you started guiding at Northern Outdoors: Spring of 2013 What type of guiding do you do? Whitewater Rafting, Hiking, Leadership Programs What do you enjoy most about working at Northern Outdoors? Has...

I have the utmost respect for the rafting guides and crew at Northern Outdoors. My daughter fell out of the raft in the middle of the cribworks and while the raft went down the chute my daughter took the longer route. The guides kept their cool and composure and safely...

Our rafting adventure on the Penobscot River with Northern Outdoors was outstanding! Our guide Ryan was incredible. He not only navigated us through crazy rapids but he also informed us of the history of the river as well as the area; he was very personable and a wealth of information....

One of the best experiences I have ever had. Would definitely do it all over again. Guides are extremely helpful and take their job and the safety of themselves and their customers.seriously, but in a reassuring way and maintains a high level of fun and excitement. Rating: Excellent Amy M. Somerset, Massachusetts...