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Bethel Outdoor Adventure

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“mile trip”(5 reviews)
A campground for tenting, RVs, all pull through sites, big rig friendly. On the banks of the Androscoggin River. Canoe and kayak rentals. Shuttle service. Fishing. a Mineralogy sluice on site.
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
121 Mayville Rd, Bethel, ME 04217-4410
+1 207-824-4224
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Reviewed October 4, 2018

We were visiting this area for the first time and learned of a local tradition of kayaking the Androscoggin River on the 1st Wednesday in July. It just happened to be the fourth for us. We rented our Kayaks for an extremely good price from...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kristen T
Reviewed September 5, 2018

I've stayed at this campground and tubed the last three years and had a fine time. I was not aware or warned that they are filling their pond. A generator ran to pump water until 8pm the first night. It started up again at 8am...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jaymeegrlz
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Great friendly place - My Husband, Children and grandchildren spent a few hours on the river.having a great time! The staff was knowledgeable and safety was a priority with everyone wearing life jackets. Such a great day!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank dottiepc
Reviewed August 21, 2018

We stayed two nights in the campground tent area. To get to the tent sites you need to drive through a narrow path lined with raspberry bushes which scratched the finish of our car. Hopefully the scratches can be buffed out. Aside from that we...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Tammy6S
Reviewed August 7, 2018

We take over 40 young teens tubing from here every year. Everyone always loves it! The staff is kind and knowledgeable, the tubes and life vests are in good shape and the price is reasonable. We'll be back next year!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank WaterboroRec
Reviewed July 20, 2018

My daughter took a paddleboard, I took a kayak, did the short trip. Staff were friendly and helpful. The maps they gave us were OK but if I were to do it again I'd print a satellite image and put it in a plastic sleeve....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank yankeedave
Reviewed July 19, 2018

We originally signed up for the 4 mile kayak trip and then changed our mind and did the 10 mile one! We are SO glad we changed. The shorter one would have been over in less than an hour for us. Unless you're a complete...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank m0m0f3
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Staff was friendly and professional. We had the choice of a 4 or a 10 mile canoe ride, we chose the 10 mile. They brought us and the canoe upstream on the Androscogan River, and we paddled downstream back to BOA. It was a great...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank mike T
Reviewed May 27, 2018

Lovely experience today! We were a family group of nine, a mix of novice canoeists over 60 to young or experienced white water paddlers.... And a dog. Parked our cars and were delivered ten miles up river with canoes, kayaks, and all the gear. Great...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Rob L
pattieparsons, Owner at Bethel Outdoor Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2018

Thanks. We appreciate the comments, and enjoyed having you with us. And yes, a paddle in the colors of fall is . . . well, simply stunning if you choose your day right.

Reviewed October 2, 2017

Patty and Jeff are great. Wonderful resource. Good boats and lots of help planning and conducting a trip on the river. Also a comfortable place to camp, particularly if you have an RV.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Stephen S
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Thelma H
June 11, 2016|
Response from Randy P |
Wi-Fi is offered thru out the park.