Group Trips & Activities

Maine adventure vacations and team building for groups. Experiential education, team building, and just plain fun with friends and family. Whitewater rafting, ATVing, hiking, ropes course, and more.

Year Round Resort for Group Trips and Programs

Let us help your next group outing be a huge success by turning it into a fantastic adventure getaway! Whether you’re planning a bachelor party, family reunion, corporate retreat, college orientation, or a leadership class – our adventure resort has everything you need for the perfect event. Northern Outdoors Adventure Resort in The Forks, with its diverse lodging choices, a full-service restaurant and the acclaimed Kennebec River Brewery, can accommodate groups from 1 to 300. Separate meeting spaces and large cabins grouped in clusters round out the perfect ingredients for your incredible year round group adventure destination.

Book Big, Save Big with our Group Special

For every 15 full paying guests you organize, the 16th party member will raft absolutely free! Need help organizing? We’re here for you! Our team of reservationists can help you every step of the way, from choosing the best river for your group to splitting up payments.

Wounded Worrier group rafting

Corporate Retreats & Team Building

An Ideal Location for Breakthrough Sessions & Team Building Success!
Northern Outdoors is known for offering organizations tremendous value, unique outdoor activity options, excellent food and beverages, and highly personalized attention. Customized packages are available for corporate retreats, company outings and adventure-based education programs year-round at the Northern Outdoors Adventure Resort in The Forks, Maine. Team Building >>
College group ropes course

College Groups & Leadership Programs

College Students Learn Leadership and a Whole Lot More
Our custom outdoor leadership programs can range from a one-day college sports team trip and student orientation to more complex, multi-day curriculum-based programs. We work with you to create an experiential education program to teach your students a variety of skills in the fields of outdoor recreation sports, recreation leadership, risk management, sustainable tourism, group dynamics, team building, and much more. College Groups >>
Bachelorette rafting

Bachelor & Bachelorette Parties

Celebrate Your Final Days of Singledom with Your Friends
The secret is out! Northern Outdoors is one of the most popular places in New England for fantastic bachelor and bachelorette parties. Custom group party getaway packages are available. Bachelor(ette) Parties >>
kennebec waterfall with family

Family Adventure

Getting the Family Outside is More Important Than Ever Before!
Share your love of the outdoors with your family! Northern Outdoors has adventures geared specifically for you and your adventurous family. Family Vacations >>
Bridal party with Bean Boots

Maine Weddings

The Perfect Venue to Start a Lifetime of Adventure
Find out why Northern Outdoors is a popular wedding venue in the spring and fall! Hassle-free planning, professional catering, and tons of fun with diverse outdoor recreation activities that the entire wedding party and guests can do–now that’s a great adventure wedding! Weddings >>
Youth Kids Rafting

Youth Groups

Get ‘em Outside for a Fantastic Maine Adventure
We offer a variety of options for youth groups with our sister company, Adventure Bound, just 3 miles from Northern Outdoors Adventure Resort in The Forks. Adventure Bound is Maine’s only alcohol-free adventure company focused on providing the very best in adventure programs, activities, and facilities to youth groups, camps, church groups, Boy Scouts, private and public schools, and families (ages 8+). Call for Youth Groups >>

Northern Outdoors offers discounts for schools and non-profit groups. We have large cabins and group camping available for any size group. Give us a call to book your group!

Northern Outdoors’ year round resort is located in The Forks, Maine – get directions.

Winter hiking, ropes course, cross-country skiing, summer climbing, rafting, Keene State College's Outdoor Recreation Leadership course challenges students.