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We had a group of 8 (4 couples) that had such a great time last year in 2016 that we booked it again this year. We stayed in the Crying Loon Cabin and it was perfect. We loved hanging out in the beautiful lodge and enjoying the food and beer along with...

We had a group of 7 join you this past weekend. All first timers and we tackled the rapid release! Amazing experience. Beautiful Cabin, Great Guides and the experience of being on the river was unforgettable! Thank you all so much for giving us such a fun weekend. We will...

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...

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...

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. Our 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...