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Shop w/ The Dead River Collective

Welcome to The Dead River Collective, where shopping meets community outreach! We’re proud to offer an online store that not only provides you with high-quality products, but also supports local Maine communities. Every purchase you make through our store helps us to fund community outreach programs that benefit towns, businesses, schools, individuals, and local charities throughout Maine.

At The Dead River Collective, we believe that even the smallest purchase can make a big impact. That’s why we’re passionate about empowering our customers to support their local communities through their shopping choices. So come browse our selection of products, from stylish apparel to unique accessories, and know that your purchase is making a difference. Thank you for choosing to support local Maine communities with us!


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West Forks Volunteer Fire Department

Our Favorite Neighbors!

West Forks Volunteer Fire Department


The West Forks Volunteer Fire Department is comprised of highly trained firefighters and medical responders who are committed to protecting the people and property of the community. Their mission is to prevent the loss of life and property by providing fire protection and emergency response services.

The department is equipped with the latest firefighting tools and technologies to handle a wide range of emergencies. They respond not only to fires but also to medical emergencies, motor vehicle accidents, rescue calls, and incidents involving hazardous materials.

The team of responders at West Forks Volunteer Fire Department is passionate about their work and committed to providing the best possible service to the community. They work tirelessly day and night to ensure that the residents of West Forks are safe and secure.

The department’s commitment to the community extends beyond their emergency response services. They take an active role in community outreach and education programs, offering fire safety training and information to schools, businesses, and community groups.

Come Visit & Find Adventure

More Than Just A Vacation


Escape to the great outdoors and discover your sense of adventure in the charming plantation of West Forks, located in picturesque Somerset County. Here, visitors will find an abundance of outdoor activities to keep them entertained year-round.

More than just a vacation, West Forks offers an escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and the chance to immerse oneself in nature. The area’s motto, “The Way Life Should Be,” rings true as visitors are greeted with stunning natural beauty around every corner.

First organized for election purposes in 1859, West Forks was fully organized as a plantation on March 31, 1893. Since then, it has become a beloved destination for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers.

Located just north of The Forks Plantation, West Forks is nestled between the Dead River and the Kennebec River, offering a wealth of opportunities for kayaking, canoeing, and fishing. During the winter months, snowmobiling and skiing are popular activities, with plenty of trails to explore.

So why not come visit and find adventure in West Forks? With stunning scenery and an abundance of outdoor activities, it’s the perfect destination for those seeking a little excitement and a lot of natural beauty.