WHITE WATER RAFTING MAINE

We’ve been guiding whitewater rafting trips at Northern Outdoors in The Forks, Maine for over 40 years, but somehow Maine’s three rivers — the Kennebec River, the Dead River and the Penobscot River — are more fun every season! It must be you guys. Read your whitewater rafting trip reports, get some Maine travel tips, and meet our Registered Maine Whitewater Guides below. Post your rafting photos and other Maine adventures on Instagram with #NorthernOutdoors to be featured in our taproom.

Fall in Maine is here - and whether you're aiming to take a leaf peeping day trip for craft beer and lunch, or looking for an overnight adventure (yep, we've got cabins), we're here to let you know exactly what the foliage is doing here in The Forks! So, every...

Adventuring to Maine in autumn is a no brainer: with 90% forest cover, Maine's fall foliage is INCREDIBLE! But, what's the best way to see it all? Whitewater rafting, ATVing, and more make our top 5 list of the BEST things to do in Maine in the fall!...

Half price rafting for kids Monday through Friday, mid-week value rates on a private cabin or riverside camp site, adventure resort with a pool and hot tub, and outdoor adventure activities that kids AND adults will love...

Baxter State Park and Mount Katahdin, the Penobscot River, the infamous Golden Road, and the historic Boom House on Ambajejus Lake are all steps away from these private cabins situated between two lakes. Welcome to Northern Outdoors' partners for indoor accommodations in the Millinocket region....

Northern Outdoors opens for the 2019 summer season on May 3rd. Whitewater rafting, hiking, biking, fishing, ATVing, and relaxing-- do it all at our adventure resort in The Forks, Maine. Hello, summertime adventures!...

The dates are out. Maine Whitewater Guide Training with Northern Outdoors begins May 19 for our 2019 class, and we’re looking to fill just a few coveted full and part time spots for Summer 2019 and beyond. Why apply, you ask? Well let me tell you a little something about...

It’s the final weekend of rafting season, the last chance to fly through 16 miles of continuous whitewater on the Dead River. The river will be running at 6000 cubic feet per second. The guides’ excitement is palpable — they only get to run the Dead 8 times each rafting...

"This section of the river is a Maine outdoor gem, for salmon anglers and whitewater thrill seekers alike.. You can’t help but admire the grit and respect the skills of the professional rafting guides, who earn a living taking adventure-seeking clients down the West Branch day after day for most...

Northern Outdoors is the best place to go for rafting adventures. The rafting is amazing!!  The accommodations are clean and well kept and the beds are comfy and clean. The lodge is awesome. They have an on site brewery bar and restaurant that are all awesome and delicious. They have...

Spent Memorial Weekend up in Maine on the Dead River and had a blast. Our guide, Erica, was awesome and the small Diablo raft was a blast. The Dead was a great river and the drop in and out was pretty conveniently close to Northern Outdoors....

Maine is full of towns with interesting names, but I'm pretty sure The Forks is at the top of the list. Besides just having a great name, The Forks, Maine has plenty of things to do year round. Situated where the Kennebec and Dead Rivers meet, it's is a haven...