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Northern Outdoors Adventure Resort

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1771 US Rte 201, The Forks, ME 04985-3402 See on map
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Non-Smoking Rooms
2 Star accommodation
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Northern Outdoors is a year-round adventure resort located in The Forks, Maine, only four hours from Boston. The company pioneered Maine whitewater rafting on the Kennebec, Penobscot, and Dead Rivers. Groups, ...More families, and individuals enjoy affordable, fantastic adventure getaways. Relax at the big main lodge, onsite microbrewery, full service restaurant, 28 trailside and lakeside cabins and cottages year-round. Enjoy whitewater rafting, hiking, fishing, ATV trails, team building retreats, university programs, camping, snowmobile rentals and tours, and direct access to miles of trails. Less
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Free Parking
Free Internet
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Hot Tub
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
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$10 - $600 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Northern Outdoors Hotel The Forks
Northern Outdoors Adventure Resort The Forks, Maine
United States > Maine > The Forks
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Cozy Cabins live up to their name. We spent a peaceful night enjoying the rustic atmosphere, feeling like we were almost roughing it (if you take out the microwave, inside plumbing, etc.) Loved relaxing on the front porch. Also enjoyed the energetic atmosphere in the...More

Thank Joe_and_Kellie_TX
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would highly recommend rafting the Penobscot if you are debating which river to go down. With great views of Mount Katahdin, bald eagles galore, and whitewater bliss what more could you ask for? Of course, the awesomeness of the trip can be attributed to...More

Thank Crewforyou
Response from Russell W, Owner at Northern Outdoors Adventure ResortResponded 1 week ago

Glad you had an great trip down the Penobscot River with us! Luke is terrific and is great at providing awesome rafting trips!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had my bachelor party here 7/26 - 7/29 and it was just simply balls to the walls awesome. There was 7 of us, most came up in my fathers 35' RV, we chose the wilderness campsite so we could rage at all hours and not...More

Thank ryanlesko85
Response from Russell W, Owner at Northern Outdoors Adventure ResortResponded 3 weeks ago

Fantastic, Ryan! Glad you had a great time while at Northern Outdoors and that you found us to be all that you expected, if not more! We look forward to you coming back. :)

Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

We could not have had a better time! We were a group of 8 ranging in age from 13 to 50(ish). 6 of us stayed in the Logdominium & the others stayed in a cabin. Both were clean & comfortable, although no a/c in the...More

Thank bfijol
Response from Russell W, Owner at Northern Outdoors Adventure ResortResponded 3 weeks ago

It's such great news to hear when our guests have had an awesome time. Parker is fantastic and we're glad he showed you a fun time on the Kennebec River. We look forward to you coming back again!!

Reviewed August 5, 2018

We were a group of 4 and came to white water raft. We stayed in a LOGDOMINIUM and it was perfect. The room had 2 stories and plenty of room. The property was wonderful and had lots to do. Pool, hot tub, kayaking, corn hole,...More

Thank Amy W
Response from Russell W, Owner at Northern Outdoors Adventure ResortResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for this review, Amy. Glad to hear you had a great time and found lots to do while here. We look forward to you coming back again next year!

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Elly H
June 25, 2015|
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Response from Russell W | Property representative |
Hi Elly, Thank you for looking at Northern Outdoors as your place to vacation! We do have pictures of the Cozy Cabins on our website under The Forks Resort Cabins; Cozy Cabins. They are small single room cabins with a... More
Susan K
September 29, 2014|
Response from Russell W | Property representative |
Susan: We do care about the comfort and safety of our guests and we work hard to try to provide a quality experience at a reasonable cost. I did place a call to you today to discuss your comments and I left a message on... More
Room Tips
"Get a cozy cabin!"
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"Get a cabin and do the whitewater rafting on the Kennebec"
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"Cozy Cabin was nice but they need to make a walk way very muddy"
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"For a couple, the lodge is perfect. For a family or group stay in the condo."
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