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Northern Outdoors

Northern Outdoors



Embark on the adventure of a lifetime with Northern Outdoors, boasting two prime locations for exhilarating escapades in the picturesque state of Maine. From the heart-pounding excitement of whitewater rafting on Maine’s class IV and V rivers to the boundless miles of ATV trails, our destinations promise an unforgettable experience for thrill-seekers and nature enthusiasts alike.

Anglers will revel in the world-class trout and salmon fishing opportunities, while hiking aficionados can explore breathtaking waterfall hikes, uncovering the region’s hidden gems. And for those seeking a tranquil retreat, our private cabins offer the perfect sanctuary amidst nature’s splendor.

At Northern Outdoors, the possibilities for adventure are endless. And after a day filled with exploration and discovery, unwind and replenish your energy at our inviting brewpub, where you can sample a variety of locally crafted beverages. As the sun sets, gather around a crackling campfire to share stories, forge new friendships, and create lifelong memories.

For winter adventurers, The Forks offers unparalleled access to Maine’s astounding 14,000-mile snowmobile trail network, right from your cabin door. Experience the thrill of gliding through pristine snow-covered landscapes and immerse yourself in the enchanting beauty of winter’s embrace.

Welcome to Vacationland, where the extraordinary awaits at every turn. Discover the magic of Northern Outdoors, and let your spirit of adventure soar!

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Discover the exhilarating world of whitewater rafting in Maine, the undisputed gem of the Northeast! With three dam-controlled rivers offering daily rafting trips on class III-V whitewater from May through October, you’ll experience the thrill of a lifetime. Prepare to be captivated as you splash through heart-pounding class V rapids, spot majestic moose and soaring eagles along the river, and indulge in a gourmet lunch grilled to perfection on a picturesque riverside beach. Traverse breathtaking waterfalls, ride through dramatic river gorges, and create unforgettable memories, all under the expert guidance of skilled and professional Maine Guides.


AGES 10+

Embark on our most popular rafting adventure! The class IV Kennebec River offers an unparalleled experience for first-timers, families seeking a memorable vacation, and seasoned rafters who crave a delightful mix of exhilarating waves and serene floats. Savor a sumptuous grilled riverside lunch, and end your day with a captivating slideshow and video showcasing your unforgettable journey.


AGES 14+

Dare to conquer the high-water river trip with class IV+ rapids on the mighty Kennebec River! Brace yourself for enormous waves at the start, followed by a leisurely river float to unwind after the adrenaline rush. Celebrate your epic whitewater adventure at The Forks resort with a mouthwatering grilled lunch, refreshing craft beer, and a thrilling slideshow and video to relive your unforgettable experience.



Embrace the joy of a leisurely, self-guided afternoon adventure in an inflatable kayak – a delightful blend of tubing, control, and comfort! Ideal for families, groups of friends, or couples seeking a laid-back excursion, this half-day trip invites you to pack a cooler, kick back, and bask in the relaxing beauty of Maine’s pristine rivers. Dive into the captivating world of Maine whitewater rafting and let your spirit of adventure soar!


Our flagship resort promises a truly unforgettable experience, with a plethora of accommodations to suit every preference, from cozy cabins and luxurious indoor lodging to immersive camping options.

At the heart of our resort lies the renowned Kennebec River Pub & Brewery, where you can unwind after a day of adventure, savoring locally crafted beverages and mouthwatering dishes in a warm, inviting atmosphere.

But the excitement doesn’t end there! Northern Outdoors Adventure Resort offers an array of exhilarating activities to delight every adventurer. Embark on thrilling ATV trails, take advantage of our top-notch rentals, or venture out with our expert guides for a world-class fishing experience. For those seeking a more leisurely pursuit, our relaxing afternoon float trips on the serene Kennebec River are the perfect way to soak in the beauty of Maine’s breathtaking landscapes.

Please be aware that rafting trip prices do not include state river access fees, and prices are subject to change at any time. However, our commitment to providing you with a memorable and exhilarating adventure remains unwavering.

Discover the magic of the Northern Outdoors Adventure Resort, where unforgettable memories are forged, and the spirit of adventure comes to life. Book your stay now, and let the excitement begin!

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