Northern Outdoors' Katahdin Adventure Base Camp is just 10 miles away from one of Baxter State Park's best hiking, swimming and picnic destinations: Blueberry Ledges, where Katahdin Stream flows over smooth granite ledges. The trail begins in the Abol Bridge Campground - don't forget to stop for a view of...

Spotting a 1000-pound moose can be one of the most exciting parts of a vacation in the Pine Tree State! Here are 6 tips from a Mainer on when, how, and where to see a moose in Maine....

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 Penobscot River. Whitewater Kayaking the Seboomook Section of the Penobscot River Recently,...

The last trip of the season was the day we rode the Penobscot, It was overcast and gloomy but that was all forgotten once we hit the river. Ted kept us moving but safe. Surfing the waves at the waterfall was a bit disconcerting but all a wonderful experience. It...

My group rafted the Kennebec last summer and had a blast and decided to come up again to raft the Penobscot. The trip was fantastic! Going on a Sunday also proved to be a bonus with only three rafts from Northern Outdoors and only saw two rafts from another outfit....

One of THE BEST family fun vacations ever! We ran the Penobscot and Kennebec rivers this trip. The 'Nob was fab - incredible guides and great rafting. Actually, all the staff from Dave the bus driver/cook to the dining staff and food were excellent. The guides were beyond great! The...

This is my fifth year on the Penobscot and second with Northern Outdoors. The trip was flawless & well organized. After meeting in the am during which there was a thorough explanation of the trip, expectations and safety features, we began the trip with a ride through the Exterminator. What...

I came up this past weekend, in the rain, and had the most wonderful first time on the Penobscot! The campground was clean and beautifully situated on the river overlooking Mt Katahdin. The rafting guides and staff were extremely knowledgeable and eased my fears with their factual explanations and great sense...

Absolutely amazing trip on the Penobscot River with Northern's guide Tony Medaglia. First class from beginning to end. Tony was fun but also very professional. We all felt safe traversing Maine's most technical river, and everyone's been raving about the trip. Northern is our go-to company. We'll be back next...

I've been coming up to the Abol Bridge Campground for about twenty years and although the campground has changed hands it still has a wonderful family atmosphere with beautiful views of Mt Katahdin. It's a long ride but always worth the trip up. The owners and staff are so friendly and...

Abol Bridge Campground is our new adventure basecamp for whitewater rafting on Maine's mighty Penobscot River. You can also easily hike and fish right from the campground!...

The day our family scheduled to run the Penobscot River was a complete downpour. I know they do this all the time in all weather, but I still had my doubts that it would be quite as much fun. No worries, it turns out. Our awesome guide Luke and the rest...

What an amazing twofer whitewater weekend, with great friends, weather and amazing guides. Weekend started for the eight of us when we arrived at the Twin Pines Cabins on Millinocket Lake. We settled into our cabin around 2 and enjoyed the lake and sights of Katadin. After a great dinner and...