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We stayed one night in a 4-person bunkhouse after hiking Mount Katahdin (located in Baxter State Park a few miles away) The main building offers some great amenities including a small bar (mainly beer), indoor fire pit, pool tables and full service bathrooms with hot...More
Here's a tip for the people running the NEOC campground, which has room for about fifty tents sites and cabin tents--if you advertise having quiet hours, but fail to enforce them at all, then guess what? You DON'T have quiet hours. My father and I...More
Date of stay: August 2016
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Response from Matt P, Owner at Penobscot Outdoor CenterResponded August 31, 2016
Thank you for bringing this to my attention. I am sorry that your stay was so challenging and what made for a tough hike in the morning. I will follow up directly with our on-site staff. Please reach out to me directly at...More
I was able to easily book a one night stay in one of their camping cabins for 46USD. I appreciated their emails on how to get there as my GPS did have trouble finding it. We were greeted with a warm welcome and it was...More
Rafting on the Penobscot exceeded all expectations. Aside from the bit of confusion finding the Penobscot Outdoor Center (what with the nearby New England Outdoor Center, and lack of signage, etc.), we had an AMAZING day rafting thanks to our incredible rafting guide Sean. We...More
Tented at POC as I was rafting with them. This is bare bones camping and if you're not up for that than this might not be for you. Tent sites are less than 50 feet from pond. Can canoe, or kayak in pond but no...More
The Penobscot Outdoor Center (POC)Campground is the base lodge for our wilderness rafting resort. It includes great vacation amenities including: a pub restaurant & bar "The Broken Paddle Pub", hot tub, …Moreamazing views of Katahdin and paddling on Pockwockamus Pond. The campground features deluxe camping options: campsites, canvas cabin tents and bunkhouses. We are the closest lodging and camping to Baxter State Park.The 60 acres of campground are located on Pockwockamus Pond, 2 miles from the South Entrance to Baxter State Park and just 20 miles outside of the town of Millinocket. Less
Response from MattPNEOC | Property representative |
Hey There - book a small campsite and then we will have to select campsite 1 from inside the reservation - feel free to contact us at 800-766-7238 - note the campground is only open from Memorial Day to Columbus Day usually
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"For fall travel, go for the Bunkhouse over the "Cabin Tent""