When Will Rafting Season Begin in 2023?

Opening Day on the Kennebec River

Northern Outdoors opens for the 2023 summer season on May 2nd at 2pm, with the first Dead River trip on May 6th, first Kennebec trip on May 7th, and the Penobscot River starting May 27th. Whitewater rafting, hiking, biking, fishing, ATVing, and relaxing– do it all at our adventure resort in The Forks, Maine.

Top 10 Things to Do in The Forks, Maine

The Forks Kennebec Dead Arial

Maine is full of towns with interesting names, but I’m pretty sure The Forks is at the top of the list. Besides just having a great name, The Forks, Maine has plenty of things to do year round. Situated where the Kennebec and Dead Rivers meet, it’s is a haven for outdoor activity in Maine.

USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Award – Best White Water Rafting Tour

USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Award 2022 Vote for Northern Outdoors Best White Water Rafting Tour Northern Outdoors has been nominated for USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Award for the 2022 best white water rafting tour in the US. 20 companies nationwide have been nominated and Northern Outdoors is the only company representing Maine and […]

Awesome Rafting Adventure!

Northern Outdoors is the best for rafting adventures. They have an on site brewery bar and restaurant that are all awesome and delicious.

5 Essential Rafting Tips for Beginners

Whitewater Rafting in Maine Tips

Going whitewater rafting for the first time? Here are a few beginner tips to help you know what to expect on your first trip (and to ease your mom’s mind!)

Another great weekend!

Kennebec River float

3rd rafting trip in the last two summers and I can’t say enough great things about Northern Outdoors. We highly recommend Northern Outdoors!