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Bernardsville, New Jersey
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is our 3rd year in a row at Northern Outdoor. We come with family and friends and always have a great time. The Kennebec river is awesome and the rafting guides are always great ! The kids and adults love it. This year our guide was Jay. He was great with the kids and just an all around awesome... More 

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Coolidge, Ga
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60 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were there with two other couples, we rented three cabins. The cabins were great everything you needed, bed, shower, kitchen and restaurant?Bar down the hill. Everyone from the front desk to to the bar tender was just great no problems at this place. We stayed 4 nights and have them organize two whitewater rafting trips the Kennebec and Penobscot,... More 

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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took this trip on 7/13/16 with my 2 teenage boys and had a super fun time. The lunch was great. We had chicken and steak which was grilled on a BBQ. There was “River” rice which was a spicy and very good, salad, trail mix, cookies, ice tea, water and hot mocha chocolate. This was a full dinner at... More 

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Portland, Maine
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our work group every year (there are 40 of us) raft the Kennebec as a team building day as we welcome new family medicine residents to our team and celebrate those graduating and going into practice. The Northern Outdoors team is nothing but amazing - so accommodating, friendly, helpful - they assure that we have a GREAT team building day... More 

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Russell W, Owner at Northern Outdoors Adventure Resort, responded to this review

Hi Deborah, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Northern Outdoors. It was wonderful to have your students back again and we are happy to hear you enjoyed your trip with us this year! We look forward to seeing us again next year! More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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43 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can't say enough about how much we enjoyed our weekend with Northern Outdoors. We stayed on property for 2 nights and rafted the Kennebec. There were 8 of us, 4 couples and 2 dogs staying in Moose Maple - one of the Northwoods Cabins - and we all really enjoyed our stay. The cabin had all the essentials, nothing... More 

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Russell W, Owner at Northern Outdoors Adventure Resort, responded to this review

Hi Meghan, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Northern Outdoors. We are happy to hear you enjoyed staying in the Moose Maple, and your rafting trip. We will also be sure to pass your kind words along to Jay. We look forward to seeing you int he future! More 

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52 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

I went rafting with my friends on the Kennebec River and we had a blast. We stayed for two days. Are rafting guide Tony was awesome and made the experience more memorable. The lodge room that we stayed in was very hot all the time but all he fun we had made up for it. They have a brewery on... More 

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Thank Erik S
Russell W, Owner at Northern Outdoors Adventure Resort, responded to this review

Hi Erik, Thank you for taking the time write a review of Northern Outdoors. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Unfortunately the Lodge Rooms are located above the kitchen, which doesn't help the heat situation. However we certainly will look into ways to make those more comfortable from guests. We are also glad to hear... More 

New Haven, Connecticut
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

We had a crew of 8 guys head up to the Forks for my brothers bachelor party this past weekend. From start to finish, Northern Outdoors and their staff were outstanding. We stayed in one of the cabins for 2 nights. Very nice rustic decor that is fully furnished. Food and beers at the restaurant are good and reasonably priced.... More 

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Thank Tim W
Russell W, Owner at Northern Outdoors Adventure Resort, responded to this review

Hi Tim, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your stay with Northern Outdoors. We are happy to hear that you and your friends all enjoyed your rafting trip and that the staff were helpful to you. We will be sure to pass your kind words along to Dave as well. Congratulations to the groom on... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

We really enjoyed our stay (aside from the mouse in the room). It was great being there for Oktoberfest where the beers were half-priced (and delicious!). The rafting guides were wonderful and we really enjoyed our trip down the Dead River! Oh and the surf and turf lobster/burger was amazing!! :)

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Russell W, Owner at Northern Outdoors Adventure Resort, responded to this review

Hi Jason, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Northern Outdoors. We're sorry to hear there was a mouse in your room and will certainly look into the issue. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your rafting, beers, and food. We hope to see you again in the future! More 

Newark, New Jersey
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016 via mobile

Spent 3 nights at northern outdoors with another couple at one of their logdominiums...we had planned on snowmobiling which unfortunately wasn't possible since there was not enough snow. We had also planned and even bought lift tickets for a day of skiing in Sugarloaf...which also did not happen due to our car breaking down. The staff were a GREAT help... More 

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Russell W, Owner at Northern Outdoors Adventure Resort, responded to this review

Hi Lucas, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Northern Outdoors. We are sorry to hear that the activities you planned didn't work out for you. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay, you food, and found the staff helpful. We look forward to seeing you this summer when the activities are less... More 

Keene, New Hampshire, United States
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

The rooms were rustic and cozy, the food was delicious and the staff was friendly and very helpful. I loved the location and the trail systems running through the property. I will return in the summer for some whitewater!

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Russell W, Owner at Northern Outdoors Adventure Resort, responded to this review

Hi Braeden, Thank you for taking time to write a review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed the food, rooms, and snowmobiling. We look forward to seeing you again in the summer! More 

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  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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, 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Northern Outdoors Adventure Resort

Address: 1771 US Rte 201, The Forks, ME 04985-3402
Location: United States > Maine > The Forks
Price Range: $53 - $54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 40
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