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.

Whitewater Rafting the Dead River: Summer Flow

Whitewater Rafting the Dead River: Summer Flow

Whitewater Rafting the Dead River: Summer Flow At the 3500 cfs “Summer Flow” the Dead river is slower moving, more technical, and requires teamwork within the raft.  Six person sport rafts are standard on this trip for more excitement and mobility. Check out the video below for one’s family’s experience!   Thanks to

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USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Award – Best White Water Rafting Tour

USA Today's 10Best Readers' Choice Award - Best White Water Rafting Tour

USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Award 2021 Vote for Northern Outdoors Best White Water Rafting Tour Northern Outdoors has been nominated for USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Award for the 2021 best white water rafting tour in the US. 20 companies nationwide have been nominated and Northern Outdoors is the

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When Will Rafting Season Begin in 2021?

When Will Rafting Season Begin in 2021?

Northern Outdoors opens for the 2021 summer season on May 7th at 2pm, with the first Dead River trip on May 8th, first Kennebec trip on May 9th, and the Penobscot River starting May 29th. Whitewater rafting, hiking, biking, fishing, ATVing, and relaxing– do it all at our adventure resort in The Forks, Maine.

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