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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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 were a group of three seasoned rafters and one first timer, and everyone felt safe... More 

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Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 swimming. Beautiful views. Be sure to pack everything you want to eat while you are... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

If you're looking to hike Katahdin but can't get a campground in the park at roaring brook, chimney pond, etc.. then this is the next best thing. It's a nice campground with tent sites a few yards from the water and bunk houses if the weather is truly terrible. It's about a 20 minute drive to roaring brook parking lot... More 

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Ayer, MA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

We have been staying at the POC to raft the Penobscot every year for quite some time and find this to be a great base camp. There are options to tent (no water/electric), cabin tent or cabin. All options are great and the sites are nice. Some sites are right on the pond. There are 2 rafting companies operating out... More 

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Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

There are multiple cabins and tent sites to camp from, they're a bit crowded together but the noise level wasn't bad at all. They even allow for late check-ins (we all got there after 10pm). The staff is super nice and it was very easy to get situated for our white water rafting int he morning. Unfortunately the breakfast food... More 

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  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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, amazing 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Penobscot Outdoor Center

Address: Baxter Park Road, Millinocket, ME 04462
Location: United States > Maine > Millinocket
Price Range: $10 - $45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 50
Also Known As:
Penobscot Outdoor Center Millinocket, Maine
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