Maine Adventure Travel Guide

Our latest adventures and your trip reports, from cabin to trail to river...

It's impressive how many people have NEVER been rafting. It's even more impressive how many people come rafting for the first time and CAN'T BELIEVE how much fun they had and how easy it was.  Hah! Therein lies the magic of whitewater rafting. Anywhere. In the world. But I'll talk...

If you are planning to travel to the Can-Am  Bike Fest in St. Agapit, Quebec, in August you will need to be aware of the current requirements for crossing into Canada and back into the U.S. Listed below are a couple of helpful details: Traveling into Canada.  As of June 1, 2009 anyone...

If you live in New England, there is little doubt that you’re wondering when the rain is going to cease. Rain or shine, the group that joined me on the Penobscot River were not going to be detoured by weather. The 9 gentlemen in my raft were on a collective...

With nothing but rain the past month here in New England, at some point you have to just say, “Enough-is-enough,” and get out and enjoy yourself regardless of the weather forecast. Denis Fortin and his hardy crew of twenty or so motorcyclists from the Quebec, HOG Chapter did just that and...

A couple of weeks back I wrote about a trip we were hosting with Dirt Trax TV and ATV Maine in The Forks.I recently checked Taera's blog at Dirt Trax and she has posted three separate articles about her trip south of the border.In her first article Taera details her drive south from...

We've been thick into the ATV world for the past couple of days - hosting Taera McLean, and her camerman Doug, from DirtTrax TV as they film a DirtTrax TV segment on riding in Maine. Yesterday Jim Yearwood (Snowmobile trailmaster, ATV enthusiast, founder of our KBR brewery, and one of our...

A couple of weeks back, I wrote about the launch of the new Maine Beer Trail, an initiative designed to recognize the vibrant craft brewing industry here in Maine. This week Jim and Mike are preparing to hit the trail themselves - not the Beer Trail, but instead they are making...

This afternoon, I checked out the course for the fun run component of the upcoming Kennebec River Brewery, Raft ‘n Draft weekend. With all the dry weather we’ve had this past few weeks I have to report there’s not a lot of mud in sight, although Wednesday and Thursday it...

The Maine whitewater rafting season is underway and now with the Memorial Day holiday weekend comes the unofficial opening of Maine's ATV Trail System. Reports from riders in the area this weekend are that The Forks Area trails are generally in good condition with just a couple of wet spots....

We are pleased to announce that the Kennebec River Pub & Brewery is included in the new Maine Beer Trail which debuted on May 11th. The purpose of the Trail is to entice visitors and residents of Maine to recognize the vibrant micro and craft brewing industry found throughout the state....

We kicked off the 2009 Maine Whitewater rafting season today with a trip down the Dead River with 56 adventurous souls.After weeks of preparation it's always nice to get the first trip of the year on-the-water. Now we can look forward to three more Dead River trips in May, whitewater guide training which...

Last weekend my family and I took advantage of the fantastic spring weather to check out Maine Huts & Trails new Flagstaff Hut. My two boys, Harry & Cam and their friend Jackson met up with Jamie Corriveau, the Operations Manager for Huts & Trails, (pictured) to explore the beach and the...

That's it for this year!  Thanks to all who rode in The Forks this winter. We hope to see you you on Maine's snowmobile trails again next season. Jim Yearwood, TrailmasterNorthern Outdoors Snowmobile Club...

We have halted grooming operations on The Forks Snowmobile Trail System. There is some riding out of the Lodge, if you want to just get out and explore around on and off trail. You can ride up the hill behind the Lodge. There is some bare ground on a couple...

We still have about 20" of snow on the ground, but the warm daytime temperatures and strong sun are taking their toll on the trails. We have halted grooming operations in The Forks, but there is still enjoyable trail and off trail riding in the area. All 70 miles of...