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Moxie Outdoor Adventures

The Dual Charm of Rushing Waters & Serene Settings

Moxie Outdoor Adventures

Moxie Outdoor Adventures, located in East Moxie Township, Maine, offers a thrilling experience for outdoor enthusiasts. Established in 1992 at Lake Moxie Camps, this adventure hub is renowned for providing a diverse range of river trips in Maine and Massachusetts. Whether you are a family looking for a mild adventure or a fanatic seeking a wild ride, Moxie Outdoor Adventures has something to suit all skill levels and ages.

The adventure center offers an array of experiences, including whitewater rafting, funyaking, canoeing, and kayaking trips. Situated on the shores of Lake Moxie, the camps offer lakeside camping, platform tents, and cabins, making it an ideal base for both relaxation and adventure. No experience is necessary for most trips, making it accessible for everyone. With a focus on safety and enjoyment, the highly skilled guides at Moxie Outdoor Adventures ensure a memorable and exhilarating experience in the wild rivers of Maine.

With trips available daily from May to October, visitors can choose from a variety of adventures, ranging from class I to class V rapids. The Kennebec and Dead River trips are particularly popular, providing an ideal mix of scenic beauty and exciting rapids. Additionally, the Penobscot River and Deerfield River trips offer equally thrilling experiences. The facility also offers accommodations and amenities like meal plans to ensure a comfortable stay for guests.

Moxie Outdoor Adventures stands out for its commitment to providing the best and safest experiences, starting with their hand-selected, experienced guides. This commitment to quality and adventure spirit makes it a top choice for those looking to explore the rivers of Maine and Massachusetts.

Discover Thrilling River Adventures

Maine Whitewater Rafting Trips – A Rush Like No Other

Moxie Outdoor Adventures invites you to experience the exhilarating world of Maine Whitewater Rafting. Our trips, designed for all ages and skill levels, range from half-day excursions to full two-day adventures. Dive into an unforgettable journey down Maine’s wild rivers, where no experience is necessary, just a spirit for adventure!

Maine Multi-Day Adventures – Ultimate Wilderness Escape

Our multi-day adventures offer an extraordinary mix of activities including inflatable kayaking, whitewater rafting, and a unique float plane moose safari. Spend your evenings around a fireside meal, camping on a secluded island, or in a cozy cabin on Lake Moxie. It’s the ultimate way to explore Maine’s breathtaking wilderness.

Funyaks, Floats, Tubes & Raft Rentals – Serene River Experiences

For a gentler river experience, we offer raft, funyak, and tubing trips on the calmer sections of the Kennebec River. Rent our equipment and set your own pace, exploring the river’s beauty with family and friends.

Dead River Rafting – Seasonal High Water Thrills

Join us for an adrenaline-fueled journey down the Dead River during our special high-water release days. Experience the raw power of Maine’s wild rivers at their most intense.

Maine Lodging & Camping – Lakeside Serenity

Stay at Lake Moxie Camps, a traditional Maine sporting camp offering various lodging options from cozy cabins to platform tents, all set along the scenic Lake Moxie. Enjoy the perfect blend of rustic charm and comfort.

Maine Whitewater Guide School – Become an Expert

Interested in guiding your own rafting adventure? Our 7-day course prepares you for the Maine Whitewater Guide exam. Pass the exam, and you’ll be a Registered Maine Whitewater Guide!

Kennebec River Trips – Daily Departures

Choose from our popular full-day or half-day trips on the Kennebec River, featuring world-class rapids and stunning scenery. Our family-friendly options ensure safe and thrilling experiences for all ages.

Kennebec Super Trip – An Adventure-Packed Getaway

Embark on a 2-day adventure combining funyaking, rafting, and a scenic float plane tour. This trip includes meals, camping, and unforgettable experiences on the Kennebec River.

Funyaking & Tubing – Paddle at Your Pace

Learn to navigate the river in our inflatable kayaks or relax with a tube rental. Enjoy the freedom of exploring the Kennebec River at your leisure.

Moxie Falls Hiking / V Canoe Trip – Explore Maine’s Natural Wonders

Combine a guided hike to the stunning Moxie Falls with a leisurely canoe trip down the Kennebec River. This trip is perfect for all ages and includes a picnic lunch.

Dead River Highwater Rafting – Unleash the Adventure

Experience the Dead River’s highest releases and tackle its powerful Class IV+ rapids. This trip is a must for thrill-seekers and nature enthusiasts alike.

Maine Whitewater Rafting Guide Training – Your Path to Adventure

Turn your passion for the outdoors into a profession. Our guide training course will equip you with the skills needed to navigate Maine’s challenging rivers and lead your own rafting trips.

At Moxie Outdoor Adventures, we promise more than just a trip; we offer an experience that connects you with nature, thrills, and memories to last a lifetime. Ready for your adventure? Visit us at Moxie Outdoor Adventures and let the river’s magic begin!

Unwind in the Wilderness at Lake Moxie Camps

Lake Moxie Camps – A Blend of Rustic Charm & Comfort

Welcome to Lake Moxie Camps, a serene haven nestled on the shores of the stunning 9-mile Lake Moxie. Here, at Moxie Outdoor Adventures, we offer you an array of lodging options that harmoniously blend the rustic charm of traditional Maine sporting camps with the comforts of modern living. Whether you’re an adventurer or a peace-seeker, our accommodations promise a memorable stay in Maine’s majestic wilderness.

The Lake House – Serenity & Space

Our Lake House is a jewel with breathtaking lake views from its deck and large glass windows. Ideal for larger groups, it sleeps 12-15 people comfortably. This home away from home features:

  • Full bathroom and kitchen
  • Propane grill and large porch overlooking the lake
  • Private dock, perfect for quiet mornings
  • Large campfire pit for those starry nights
  • Pricing: Weekends at $600/night+tax (min 10 ppl), Weeknights at $450/night (up to 6 ppl)

The Lake Moxie Barn – A Rustic Retreat

Experience the unique charm of the Moxie Barn, a renovated 1930’s logging barn that sleeps up to 14. It’s perfect for groups and families, located just a short walk from the lake and our river trip check-in. The Barn offers:

  • Three private bedrooms and two bathrooms
  • Enclosed porch and dedicated campfire area
  • Full kitchen and gas grill
  • Pricing: $500 + tax (sleeps up to 12)

Traditional Maine Sporting Cabins – Cozy and Quaint

Our “Camps”, built in the late 1920s, have been lovingly renovated to offer a cozy alternative to camping. Each cabin features:

  • Electricity and heat
  • Four double bunks with linens
  • Porch with chairs, campfire pit, and picnic table
  • Pricing: 4/8 person cabin at $200 (first four), 2/4 person cabin at $150

Platform Tents – Elevated Camping Experience

For those who love camping but desire more comfort, our platform tents are an ideal choice. These tents include:

  • Wooden fronts, bunk beds with mattresses, and electricity
  • Sleeps two to eight people
  • Fire pit and picnic table
  • Pricing: 2-3 person tent at $75, 4-8 person tent at $25 per person

Lake Moxie Campsites – Lakeside Camping Bliss

Choose from our scenic lakeside or upper field campsites, each equipped with:

  • Fire pit and picnic table
  • Pricing: $20 per person per night

At Moxie Outdoor Adventures, our accommodations ensure a blend of adventure and tranquility. Wake up to the sounds of loons, watch eagles soar, and maybe even spot a Maine Moose. With facilities like free Wi-Fi, and breakfast available on request, we ensure your comfort amidst nature. Just minutes from Moxie Falls, Wyman Lake, and Moosehead Lake, our location is perfect for exploring Maine’s great wilderness.

Seamless Booking for Your Wilderness Getaway

Secure Your Adventure with Ease

Embark on an unforgettable journey with Moxie Outdoor Adventures! Nestled in the heart of Maine’s wilderness, our retreat offers a range of exhilarating outdoor activities and cozy accommodations. Booking your adventure or stay at Lake Moxie Camps is just a click or a call away.

How to Reserve:

  1. Online Convenience: For instant booking, visit our website and select your desired adventure or accommodation. Our user-friendly online reservation system ensures a hassle-free process.
  2. Personalized Service: Prefer a more personal touch? Call us directly at 1-800-866-6943 and let our friendly staff assist you with your booking. We’re here to answer all your questions and help tailor your perfect wilderness experience.

Location for Check-In:

  • Lake Moxie Camps
  • 38 Troutdale Rd, The Forks, Maine 04985

Deposit & Payment Details:

  • Secure Your Spot: A 50% deposit is required to secure your reservation. This can be easily done online or over the phone.
  • Refund Policy: Your deposit is fully refundable up to 30 days prior to your trip, offering you flexibility and peace of mind.
  • Balance Payment: The remaining balance is due 30 days before your adventure begins.
  • Group Bookings: Organizing a group adventure? Take advantage of our group reservation system, allowing individual members of your group to join and pay online. This simplifies the process for everyone and ensures no one misses out on the fun.

Cancellation Policy:

  • We understand that plans can change. Cancellations made more than 30 days prior to your trip are fully refundable.
  • Please note, cancellations made less than 30 days before your trip are non-refundable.

Prepare for an Unforgettable Experience:

At Moxie Outdoor Adventures, we’re dedicated to providing you with a seamless booking experience and an adventure that will create lasting memories. Whether it’s the thrill of whitewater rafting or the tranquility of a lakeside retreat, we’re here to make your visit to The Forks, Maine, extraordinary.

Unbeatable Deals for Thrill-Seekers

Kennebec/Dead River Package: Only $225 per Person

What’s Included:

  • Two nights of camping on the scenic Lake Moxie.
  • A full day of rafting on the Kennebec River, complete with a delicious lunch.
  • An exhilarating full-day adventure on the Dead River, also including lunch.

Experience the Best: This package combines the thrill of two of Maine’s most famous rivers at an incredible price.

Half-Day Kennebec River Rafting: Special Price at $80

  • Time Frame: 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM.
  • Perfect for Those Short on Time: Experience the excitement of the Kennebec River even if you’re pressed for time!

Maine Family Whitewater Express – “The Best Package”


  • $200 per person for platform tents.
  • $225 per person for cabin stays (quad occupancy).


  • One night in a platform tent or bunk house cabin.
  • Half-day funyak trip.
  • Full day whitewater rafting on the Kennebec River.
  • Barbecue lunch, professional fun Maine Guides, shuttles, and all river and safety equipment.

Availability: Sunday to Thursday. Minimum age: 8 years.

Note: Children 10 and under require a rowing frame at an additional $15 per person.

A Lazy Day on the Dead River

  • Stay Tuned: Our web specials change weekly. Keep an eye out for incredible offers for a relaxed day on the Dead River.

Booking & Specials Information:

  • Limited Availability: Whitewater Rafting Tickets are limited and applicable to new reservations only.
  • How to Avail: Mention the web special and pay in full at the time of reservation to receive these exclusive discounts.
  • No Combinations: Web specials cannot be combined with other offers, discounts, or Groupons.
  • Expiration: Specials will be removed once tickets are sold out. This page of specials will expire on 07/01/2019.

Group Adventures with Moxie Outdoor

Unforgettable Experiences for Youth Organizations!

At Moxie Outdoor Adventures, we specialize in creating exhilarating and safe river experiences for youth groups. We’ve proudly hosted thousands of high schools, camps, religious groups, and youth organizations on the wild rivers of Maine. With a passion for guiding young people on unforgettable river adventures, our licensed guides ensure each trip is not just thrilling but also nurturing lifelong bonds and memories.

Who Rafts with Us?

  • Boy Scout and Girl Scout Troops
  • Religious and Church Groups
  • Summer Camps & YMCAs
  • Youth Organizations & Project Graduations
  • Recreation Departments

What Our Guests Say:

  • Scout Leader: “Each year, our scouts anticipate more adventures with Moxie. They treat us like VIPs, and the guides make the trip exceptionally fun!”
  • Girl Scout Leader: “Our first rafting adventure was safe and exhilarating. It forged unbreakable bonds among our girls!”
  • YMCA Camp Director: “18 years with Moxie, and the quality, attention to detail, and amazing atmosphere keep us coming back!”

Special Rates for Youth Groups & Organizations

Kennebec River (The Forks, Maine):

  • Details: Daily trips for exciting big whitewater experiences.
  • Rates: $75 + fees per youth group member (8 or more).
  • Inclusions: Equipment, guides, riverside barbecue lunch.

Dead River Summer Rafting (The Forks, Maine):

  • Details: Ideal for summer adventures with 16 miles of rapids.
  • Rates: $90.00 per person.

Kennebec River Funyak Trip (The Forks to Caratunk, Maine):

  • Details: Perfect half-day adventure in inflatable kayaks.
  • Rates: $75 per person.
  • Bonus: Save $5pp by combining with a rafting trip.

Lodging & Meals:

Moxie Outdoor Adventures offers a variety of lodging options suitable for any youth group size and budget, right on Lake Moxie. Choose from modern cabins, platform tents, and bunkhouse-style cabins for a complete and immersive nature experience.

Join Us for an Unforgettable Group Adventure!

Ready to embark on an exciting journey with Moxie Outdoor Adventures? Whether you’re seeking a thrilling whitewater experience or a serene outing on Lake Moxie, we’ve got you covered. Call us today to book your group adventure and create memories that will last a lifetime!

Discover the Thrill of Moxie Outdoor Adventures

Embark on an exhilarating journey with Moxie Outdoor Adventures, where the wild rivers of Maine become your playground. Located in the scenic East Moxie Township, Moxie Outdoor Adventures offers a range of thrilling water activities that cater to both families and adventure enthusiasts.

Why Choose Moxie Outdoor Adventures?

  • Variety of River Trips: Dive into the excitement with guided rafting trips on Maine’s pristine Kennebec, Dead, and Penobscot Rivers. Each river offers unique challenges and breathtaking scenery, making them perfect for both beginners and seasoned rafters.
  • Accommodation Options: After a day of adventure, relax at Lake Moxie Camps. Choose from comfortable lakefront cabins, platform tents, or camping options. With meal plans available, your stay is both convenient and enjoyable.
  • Unique Outdoor Experiences: Apart from rafting, indulge in funyaking, tubing, or multi-day canoe trips. Moxie Outdoor Adventures caters to all levels, ensuring a safe and memorable experience for everyone.
  • Experienced Guides and Staff: The guides at Moxie Outdoor Adventures are not only experienced but also certified in CPR and first aid, with many being Emergency Medical Technicians. Their passion and expertise on the rivers add an extra layer of safety and fun to your adventure.
  • Accessible and Convenient Booking: Booking your adventure is easy. Call 1-800-866-6943 for reservations, or visit their website to book online. A 50% deposit secures your spot, fully refundable up to 30 days prior to your trip.

Connect & Plan Your Adventure

Book Your Adventure Today!

Whether you’re seeking a thrilling whitewater experience or a peaceful day on the river, Moxie Outdoor Adventures is your gateway to the ultimate outdoor experience in Maine. Book now and prepare for a journey filled with excitement, natural beauty, and unforgettable memories!

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