Northern Outdoors opens for the 2021 summer season on April 30th at 2pm, with the first Kennebec River trip taking off on May 1st! The first Dead River trip is May 8th, with 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 PENOBSCOT RIVER
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.
Home to Mount Katahdin (Maine’s highest mountain), the Baxter State Park area boasts some of the best whitewater rafting, fishing, hiking, and outdoor activities in Maine.Read more →
Baxter State Park and Mount Katahdin, the Penobscot River, the infamous Golden Road, and the historic Boom House on Ambajejus Lake are all steps away from these private cabins situated between two lakes.Read more →
Avid outdoorsman, Registered Maine Guide, V. Paul Reynolds pens a column for The Piscataquis Observer on Penobscot River Whitewater Guides — featuring Northern Outdoors’ icon Todd “Penobscotman” Mercer.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 →
Kayaking in Maine: Seboomook Class 3 Whitewater, Penobscot River There’s so much to do from our Katahdin Adventure Base Camp, hiking the Appalachian Trail, exploring Baxter State Park, climbing Maine’s greatest mountain, paddling or fishing right from our campground at Abol Bridge, and of course whitewater rafting on the PenobscotRead more →