Penobscot River Rafting

There are two items that top any list of Maine’s most epic adventures: whitewater rafting the Penobscot River and climbing Mt Katahdin. You can do both the rafting and hiking from our Katahdin Adventure Base Camp steps from Baxter State Park on the Appalachian Trail. Read reviews of Penobscot rafting and Baxter State Park hiking below (with Mount Katahdin photo bombing ever present.) More info on Penobscot River Whitewater Rafting (and a must-see rafting video with drone footage of Maine’s wildest river.) Post your Penobscot River rafting photos on Instagram with #NorthernOutdoors to be featured in our taproom.

Opening Day on the Kennebec River

When Will Rafting Season Begin in 2024?

White water rafting in Maine at Northern Outdoors begins on May 4th, 2024 with the first of 8 releases on the Dead River, and with spring run off, this is sure to be a big water trip! Or, hit up the first Kennebec River trip of the year on Sunday the 5th, and the Penobscot River starting May 25th. Whitewater rafting, hiking, biking, fishing, ATVing, and relaxing– do it all at our adventure resort in The Forks, Maine.

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Katahdin Rafting Penobscot River

Top 10 Things to Do in Millinocket, Maine: A Comprehensive Guide

Millinocket, Maine is known for its stunning natural beauty and outdoor recreational activities. Whether you’re looking to explore Baxter State Park or Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument, go whitewater rafting on the Penobscot River, or eat at the infamous Appalachian Trail Cafe- there’s something for everyone in Millinocket, Maine!

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