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Fun!

We had an amazing day on the River. Our guide, Chris, kept us entertained and was extremely... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ckw882
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Angier, North Carolina
Great Experience!

We had a wonderful time rafting in such a beautiful part of the country. The NCR guides were top... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rodger R
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Discover the Maine Outdoors with North Country Rivers. Maine Outdoor Adventure Vacations that include - White Water Rafting, Kayaking, Wildlife Tours, ATV Tours and Rentals, Snowmobile Tours and Rentals, Hiking, Biking, Fishing and more. Packages at...more
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an amazing day on the River. Our guide, Chris, kept us entertained and was extremely attentive to everyone on board. The Kennebec river was fun and beautiful. Enjoyed the rapids and the float at the end of the trip. Wish I could go...More

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JMurton, Owner at North Country Rivers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Chris and all the staff at North Country Rivers appreciate your excellent 5 Star review. We look forward to seeing you on the river again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time rafting in such a beautiful part of the country. The NCR guides were top notch from beginning to end. The staff were all very friendly and knew how to have a great time. Recommend taking the full day rafting trip...More

Thank Rodger R
JMurton, Owner at North Country Rivers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your excellent review and sharing the Penobscot River with North Country Rivers!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a family of 4, this was the first rafting trip for 3 of us. We had a great day! Our guide, Rob made the day a blast! When we were a tad concerned about the upcoming rapid called "Hell Hole" he renamed it "Fluffy...More

Thank MJ C
JMurton, Owner at North Country Rivers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for rafting and staying with North Country Rivers. Rob and all the staff at North Country Rivers appreciate your 5 star review. Hope to see you on the river in the future.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate and drank in the bar, stayed in a bunkhouse and then went rafting the following day. It was a great experience, the young staff are all very enthusiastic and knowledgeable and very helpful. Our guide was Teagun and she was really great, she...More

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JMurton, Owner at North Country Rivers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Teagan and all the staff at North Country RIvers thank you for your excellent 5 star review. Looking forward to seeing you in the Maine Woods in the future.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The rafting was great, the staff was caring and competent, the campground was beautiful. Our guide, Chris, was great, funny and very good at his job. A delicious lunch was waiting for us about 3/4 of the way through, freshly cooked by the riverside, complete...More

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JMurton, Owner at North Country Rivers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and comments.

Reviewed August 17, 2018

Love, love, love our full day whitewater rafting trip on the Penobscot River with Chris as our guide. What a thrill ride!! We were so happy and thankful that our raft never flipped and no one in our family fell out of the raft. Yay!!...More

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JMurton, Owner at North Country Rivers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you, it was our pleasure to share the Penobscot River with you and your family!

Reviewed August 15, 2018

My family and I (10 altogether) rafted the Penobscot and had an incredible time. Our guides, Chris and Derik, were very personable, knowledgeable and fun to be around. The trip was amazing and scary, all at the same time and an experience we won't forget....More

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Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Miss Terry (my mother) and I had a memorable rafting trip on the Penobscot. Our guide, James, was very excited to be on the river and shared his enthusiasm with those of us in the raft. If you’re looking for a guide who will give...More

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JMurton, Owner at North Country Rivers, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Thanks for rafting with North Country Rivers and your excellent review. All the guides and staff at North Country Rivers look forward to sharing the Maine Outdoors with you in the future!

Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Can’t wait to go again! Jeromie was a lot of fun. Ask for Jeromie to guide you, he not only took us down the river but showed us different sights down the river. There were a lot of boats on the river but we still...More

Thank Rhody R
JMurton, Owner at North Country Rivers, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Thank you for rafting with North Country Rivers and your excellent review. Jeromie and all the staff at North Country Rivers look forward to sharing the Maine Outdoors with you in the future.

Reviewed August 6, 2018

The resort has everything for a whitewater rafting trip. The base resort has cabins to stay in, restaurant and bar for meals and libations and there is a supermarket across the street for anything else you need. There is wifi and cabel to keep in...More

Thank Diane H
JMurton, Owner at North Country Rivers, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2018

Thanks for your great review. We enjoyed our time with you and your family!

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CantonKev
March 10, 2018|
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Response from patrick04989 | Property representative |
North Country Rivers offers the Penobscot "Full River Trip", we put in at the half-way point and raft the lower river in the morning. After lunch, we raft the upper section of the river. This allows our guests to become... More
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Dawn H
September 7, 2016|
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Response from BIW | Reviewed this property |
I would say about 40 minutes. Plus add on another 20-25 for waiting for everyone to arrive, instructions, and taking the raft to the water's edge.
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Epc1767
July 30, 2015|
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Response from patrick04989 | Property representative |
Absolutely! It is also a wonderful drive with great scenic views.
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