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Address: 121 Mayville Road, Bethel, ME 04217
Phone Number: 800-533-3607
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My family of five had a blast kayaking down the Androscoggin River. The water level was a bit low and they warned us that we may need to pick up our kayak in a few places... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband, my son and I went to rent kayaks, It sounds to be a great experience, it's a beautiful river, scenic. But in the "tour" you are alone at your own risk, nobody guides you, any signal in the river, just nothing. They live you in one place and you have to get the other side two or three... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My family of five had a blast kayaking down the Androscoggin River. The water level was a bit low and they warned us that we may need to pick up our kayak in a few places. Beautiful views of the mountains and many places to stop for picnic lunch. I liked that the guides showed a map of the river... More 

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Ga
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Had a great day on the river with a rental canoe from Bethel Outdoor Adventure. Great scenery and fishing. The owners were great and took good care of us. Also highly suggest the hike around the island.

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Augusta, ME
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

We took our two grandchildren, ages six and five, here last weekend to "hunt" for gems. On the advice of the man running the sluice, we purchased the $50.00 bucket instead of two $25 buckets and had the kids share. He was very good explaining to them what to do and what to look for in their bucket---very patient with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015 via mobile

The Bethel Outdoor Adventures & Campground is a place where you can relax and enjoy the outdoors. We parked our travel trailer there next to the Androscoggin River. The tubing and kyaking is GREAT! From the campground, driving an hour we were on the top of Mount Washington, NH. Back in Bethel, ME there are great restaurant's and small stores.... More 

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Bourne, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We came to "find" gems- for $25.00 we get a bucket to sift through. Dave was extremely knowledgable and helpful, we got some cool gems and had a really fun time.

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Thank Kim G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 via mobile

Had a wicked awesome time. Came up to visit family we all had a blast. We even got to see a couple bold Eagles and had beautiful views! Thanks for a wonderful adventure! Would totally do this again!!! 😝

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Lincolnville, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Spectacular weekend tenting, biking, & kayaking on the Androscoggin River at Bethel Outdoor Adventure Campground. Tent site was lovely, owners & employees friendly & helpful, kayak rental for Gilead drop off excellent value. My new favorite spot!!

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Sheridan, Wyoming
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

We have our own kayak and they wanted $45 for a one way four mile ride for one person. Other places we've been have given us a ride for $0-3. It seems they don't like happy campers. Do they really think we'll rent equipment when we have our own.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

The Bethel Outdoor Adventure is a great place to rent canoes, kayaks, or tubes. This would be a great place to bring your family. They take you to a destination of your choice, depending on how long you want to be on the river. The river is a great place to loose yourself in nature. I've seen Eagles, a Mother... More 

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