Kennebec River Rafting

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.

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Kennebec Turbine Test Releases – 2016 Dates

There are ONLY 4 special Turbine Test releases a year – with 8000 CFS (cubic feet per second) of water flowing down river. That’s almost twice the normal water levels of Kennebec rafting trips of 4800CFS! This means BIG water – the biggest water in the Northeast, and the east coast!

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spring rafting

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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Beer tasting Kennebec River Brewery

Cheers to Beer and Great Food!

Whether it’s after a day rafting the Kennebec or snowmobiling through Maine’s woods, nothing beats a tasty, handcrafted beer. Kennebec River Pub serves up some amazing beer and food, all in an atmosphere that welcomes everyone like a regular.

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