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.Read more →
WHITE WATER RAFTING MAINE’S KENNEBEC RIVER
Of Maine’s three rivers the Kennebec River is the only river with daily rafting trips from May through October. Spring, summer and fall rafting are each different whitewater experiences. Read guests Kennebec River rafting trip reviews below, and get the details on Kennebec River Whitewater Rafting (our grilled riverside lunch stands out amongst rafting outfitters.) Post your Kennebec River rafting photos on Instagram with #NorthernOutdoors to be featured in our taproom.
Read one mom’s experience as she she takes her three children ages 10 to 15 on their first whitewater rafting trip!Read more →
The Kennebec river is beautiful and was very exciting. The meal at lunchtime was truly outstanding, Much more than we were expecting!!! … The rest of the trip was fun too, with time to explore a waterfall, and a nice calm drift at the end… This trip was worth every penny! And every mile we drove to get here! The video at the end was really great and fun to watch. We can’t wait to try a Dead River trip next time.Read more →
Built in 1952-1954, Harris Station is the largest hydroelectric dam in the state of Maine. Harris Station is in the upper section of the Kennebec River basin, holding back the water which provides consistent whitewater all summer long for Maine adventure vacationers rafting the Kennebec River.Read more →
Looking for the best Maine waterfalls for hiking, rafting, snowmobiling, fishing and swimming? Head inland to these 6 off-the-beaten-path trails for year round outdoor adventure!Read more →
My sister and I went rafting on the Kennebec and had the best day of our lives. The river was amazing, especially the first part of the trip when we went through the class 4 rapids… We loved the last 2 hours of the trip as well.. where we could get out in the duckies.. small kayaks… and just float. What a wonderful day. Of course the gourmet lunch was to die for…Read more →