Braving the rapids in the summer is quite a thrill, but spring rafting is truly an excellent time to catch exciting water levels in Maine. As the spring thaw begins, the rivers swell to levels higher than what we typically see in the summer.Read more →
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.
A New Twist on the Traditional Coffee House in The Forks, Maine Northern Outdoors is known as a rafting resort, but it is so much more than just a place to get prepped to ride a boat on Kennebec River rafting and Dead River rafting trips. Located midway between Portland,Read more →
Kennebec Whitewater Rafting – Better Than Your Average Riverside Lunch Lunch on the banks of the Kennebec River is part of the adventure of a Maine whitewater rafting trip with Northern Outdoors. Between the Upper and Lower sections of the Kennebec River, is a partly rocky, partly sand beach. Set back inRead more →
Conquer Hot Summer Days with Maine Whitewater Rafting We’re watching the mercury hit record temperatures all the way up the coast and thanking our stars that we work on the river where cooling off is part of going to work everyday. With the forecast calling for nothing cooler that 86Read more →
Northern Outdoors is home to Maine’s best rafting and adventure vacations. We started rafting in 1976, in fact, we were the very first rafting company in Maine (see more Northern Outdoors history), and have a long record of setting industry standards for quality, safety, and professional guide training.Read more →