Northern Outdoors opens for the 2022 summer season on May 6th with the first Kennebec River trip, May 7th for the first Dead River trip, and May 28th for the first Penobscot River trip. Whitewater rafting, hiking, biking, fishing, ATVing, and relaxing– do it all at our adventure resort in The Forks, Maine.Read more →
WHITE WATER RAFTING MAINE’S DEAD RIVER
Of Maine’s three rivers the Dead River is the only one with a limited dam release schedule: only 8 Dead River rafting trips per season! The Dead River has the most continuous white water in New England, and a few of the releases are HUGE WHITEWATER! Dead River release updates, trip reviews, and photos below. Also see: Dead River Whitewater Rafting info. Post your Dead River rafting photos on Instagram with #NorthernOutdoors to be featured in our taproom.
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 toRead more →
It’s the final Dead River release of the year. The river will be running at 6000 cubic feet per second. The guides’ excitement is palpable — October may just be the most spectacular time on the river.Read more →
There’s no better way to kick off rafting season than with 16 miles of continuous whitewater, a rowdy river adventure that delivers some of the best rafting in New England!Read more →
From Flagstaff Lake to The Forks where the Dead River joins the Kennebec River, runs 42 miles of flatwater, whitewater and the grandest of waterfalls. With hiking, biking, cross-country skiing and snowmobiling trails next to the river, and 8 white water rafting releases, exploring Maine’s Dead River offers different adventures for spring, summer, fall and winter vacations.Read more →