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.

Wow, what a fabulous place and great people!

Wow, what a fabulous place and great people!

My sister planned this whole trip for our family of 20 so I didn’t know much about it. Way beyond what I thought it could be. Awesome accommodations – we had a huge cabin that slept 16 of us. Great food when we ate there. Corn hole games, outdoor pool, trails to hike, hot tub…… awesome. The people were so personable – awesome customer service.

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How to Enjoy Your First Spring Rafting Experience

How to Enjoy Your First Spring Rafting Experience

After winter, the rivers are flowing strong and playful, thanks to slowly melting snowpack. In fact, early spring runoff provides some of the most exciting whitewater in the Northeast. Before you head out, there are a few spring rafting tips I want to pass on to you.

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It’s That Time of the Year Again: Maine Beer Festival Season!

It's That Time of the Year Again: Maine Beer Festival Season!

Northern Outdoors thrives in creating an atmosphere that is perfect for enjoying a high quality handcrafted beer, but also to really kick back, relax, and escape in beautiful western Maine. And clearly, we are not the only ones who feel this way about the unique atmosphere here at Northern Outdoors.

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GoPro Camera Survives Maine Winter In Kennebec River – Are You Its Owner?

GoPro Camera Survives Maine Winter In Kennebec River - Are You Its Owner?

The “World’s Most Versatile CameraTM” just scored an epic credibility win in the eyes of Maine’s rugged, professional whitewater rafting guides at Northern Outdoors. These guides use GoPros to shoot whitewater rafting video and stills on Maine’s three most popular whitewater rivers, the Kennebec, the Dead, and the Penobscot.

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