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.

Opening Day on the Kennebec River

When Will Rafting Season Begin in 2024?

White water rafting in Maine at Northern Outdoors begins on May 4th, 2024 with the first of 8 releases on the Dead River, and with spring run off, this is sure to be a big water trip! Or, hit up the first Kennebec River trip of the year on Sunday the 5th, and the Penobscot River starting May 25th. Whitewater rafting, hiking, biking, fishing, ATVing, and relaxing– do it all at our adventure resort in The Forks, Maine.

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Katahdin Rafting Penobscot River

Top 10 Things to Do in Millinocket, Maine: A Comprehensive Guide

Millinocket, Maine is known for its stunning natural beauty and outdoor recreational activities. Whether you’re looking to explore Baxter State Park or Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument, go whitewater rafting on the Penobscot River, or eat at the infamous Appalachian Trail Cafe- there’s something for everyone in Millinocket, Maine!

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