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...

Northern Outdoors' Katahdin Adventure Base Camp at Abol Bridge Campground sits at the trailhead to one of Baxter State Park's best hiking, swimming and picnic destinations: Blueberry Ledges, where Katahdin Stream flows over smooth granite ledges. The trail begins in the campground just past the new pavilion, where Penobscot River...

Mosquito Mountain?! Why would anyone want to hike up a mountain named after nature’s most annoying creature?   This 1.5 mile hiking trail that climbs 1386 feet to panoramic mountain views would be a lot more popular with a different name. Like the nearby Pleasant Pond Mountain hike on the Appalachian...

Before taking an SxS ATV tour last week, my idea of four-wheeling was a Honda 300EX quad that I flipped while riding up a steep sand dune. At the time my husband had a dune buggy, a three-wheeler, a Kawasaki KX500, and the quad that survived my terrible riding skills....

This was my second time visiting Northern Outdoors! My wife and I are in our late 60's and brought our daughter and her son to celebrate her 49th and his 16th birthday, both in June! We had an absolute blast. Brandi was our guide and made us feel so comfortable on...

I recently went on a rafting trip with my brother for his bachelor party with your company and honestly it was one of the best weekends I've had in a long time. A super friendly staff with an extremely beautiful building not to mention the best rafting guides in Maine...

Just want to say thank you for another great time at Northern Outdoors, we've been coming for the past 5 years and every year it gets better!!! Our cabin was awesome and what a surprise ...

My husband and I had stayed at Northern Outdoors over two years ago to go snowmobiling (which was fabulous!) and wanted to see what it was like in the summer. We decided to book a tent cabin which was so much fun! Although it rained every night, we were completely...

Northern Outdoors is a great campground. I initially thought it would be more rugged before I got there but it definitely can accommodate pretty much any type of person with it's variety in lodging. The keystone to Northern Outdoors in my opinion is the main lodge. There are just so...

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,...

Located North of our Adventure Resort in The Forks, lies one of Maine's favorite rafting hotspots. The official basecamp for our Penobscot rafting trip is located on the river at Abol Bridge Campground, with direct access to Baxter State Park and magnificent views of Mt. Katahdin What Should You Expect? Scenery : Spectacular ...

Here at Northern Outdoors we are simply some of the luckiest people in that we get to share our passion for rafting, snowmobiling, adventure and travel every day. We go to work as guides and hospitality specialists to have fun with our guests and to try and help spread the...

[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...

Kennebec River Brewery on Tap, Kennebec River Whitewater Unleashed! Atlantic Canada Beer Blogger Chris McDonald and his girlfriend came to visit us here at Northern Outdoors just before the Labor Day weekend. They did a classic Northern Outdoors raft & resort adventure getaway, with Kennebec River whitewater rafting, a stay in...

The best Maine fall foliage tours include views from the river! When most people think of fall foliage and "leaf peeping" (the official term for seeking out fall's spectacular color shift), they may think "Vermont." Not to begrudge Vermont its leaves and quaint beauty, but we Mainers want to let people know...

My entire family came for 3 nights at Northern Outdoors in a 4 bedroom cabin. This was for my Grand Daughter's 12th birthday. The entire trip was wonderful! We all enjoyed it very much. It was an overcast and somewhat rainy day the actual day or our white water wafting, but...