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Maine River Guide Training Course

Maine River Guide Training Course

A Maine River Guide’s Training Week Imagine a week with no end and no beginning. That’s how it feels when you wake up sore and stiff at 5:30 am in your tent on the fifth of eight days of River Guide Training. Heavy metal music is raising hell from a pick-up truck...

What to Wear Whitewater Rafting

What to Wear Whitewater Rafting

So, you were wondering... What should I wear Whitewater Rafting?   Here's what the guides say: YOU WILL GET WET!   1. Wear a Bathing Suit The name of the game is staying comfortable. This means wearing wicking materials that won't hold the water against your...

Where to Stay in The Forks Maine

Where to Stay in The Forks Maine

OVERVIEW1. Cabins at Three Rivers 2. Bunkhouses at Kennebec River Outpost 3. Campsite at Kennebec River Outpost 4. Inn Room at Inn By The River 5. Carriage House at Inn By The River 6. Kennebec Riverside Cabins 7. Three Rivers Whitewater Overnight TripCABINS AT THREE...

Activities

Overnight Rafting Trips

Overnight Rafting Trips

Both our Kennebec River Overnight Trip and Penobscot River Overnight Trip are two days of adventure and include meals cooked by your guides and tents for camping. We try to take care of as much as possible so you don’t have to worry! All you need to bring with you is...

Penobscot River Trips

Penobscot River Trips

As the most adventurous river we raft on, the Penobscot River offers a true Class V whitewater rafting experience by anyone’s standards – with the added bonus of amazing views of Mt. Katahdin. Run out of our Penobscot Outpost in Millinocket, ME, our Penobscot Rafting...

Dead River Trips

Dead River Trips

With 16 miles of continuous whitewater, the Dead River is our longest rafting adventure and one you don’t want to miss. We only raft it 8 times per year when it is released – typically 5 times in the spring and 3 times in the fall. Dead River whitewater rafting trips...

Best Hikes in The Forks, Maine

Best Hikes in The Forks, Maine

Maine is well known for it's vast wilderness and amazing hikes, but The Forks area is often overlooked, with well-known hiking in the Bigelow Preserve to the west and the 100-Mile Wilderness to the east, and of course Acadia National Park a couple hours up the coast....

Kennebec River Trips

Kennebec River Trips

The Kennebec River is perfect for both first-time rafters and long-time adrenaline junkies, the Kennebec River will provide you with a day (or two!) of Serious Fun no matter which trip you choose. We operate several trips on the Kennebec River out of our base at The...

Tubing

Tubing

Summer relaxation at its finest   Picture yourself floating down the beautiful Kennebec River- beer (juice box?) in hand- surrounded by green pine trees, blue sky, warm water, and your friends. The sun is shining, the water is clear, and you find yourself...

5 Best Team Building Activities

5 Best Team Building Activities

It’s no secret that success is easier achieved when everybody is working together- whether its a beloved crime-solving cartoon, a company reaching its sales goals, or a basketball team taking home the national championship title (Virginia National Championship Run Was...

Fall Rafting in Maine

Fall Rafting in Maine

Best Things To Do in the Fall Rafting isn’t just a summer activity!   In fact, we think Maine Whitewater Rafting in the fall is one of the best times to go! There are many reasons to go rafting in the fall: 1. Reason number one, hands down, has to be that it is...

Destinations

Nesowadnehunk Falls

Nesowadnehunk Falls

About Nesowadnehunk Falls Nesowadnehunk Falls is a truly one-of-a-kind rapid that we get to run on the Penobscot River. The Falls are the first rapid after lunch on our Penobscot River whitewater rafting trip. And what comes after lunch? Recess!  At about 100 feet...

Moxie Falls

Moxie Falls

Location The Forks, Maine Difficulty ★ Distance 1.7 miles roundtrip The Most "Must-Do" Hike in The Forks If you are looking for a hike you won’t soon forget, Moxie Falls is absolutely beautiful in all seasons. If you have time for only one hike while visiting the...

Nature & Wildlife

How To Spot A Moose In Maine

How To Spot A Moose In Maine

The state of Maine offers so many different activities ranging from whitewater rafting to skydiving over 17 million acres of forest. While Maine is most often known for gorgeous mountains and towering waterfalls, another activity that can be just as exhilarating and...

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Harris Station Dam

Harris Station Dam

“Over to your right you will see Harris Station Dam which is the largest hydroelectric dam in the state of Maine at 175 feet tall and 225 feet wide”. This is the most common and generic line you will hear from a guide as you make your descent towards the Kennebec...

A Day On The Kennebec River

A Day On The Kennebec River

Check-In Get yourself dusted off and ready for a 9:00AM check in time at The Trading Post. After checking in you've got little time, so grab yourself a breakfast sandwich and a cup of coffee. Next, head outside and get fitted for a personal floatation device (PFD),...

River Time > Screen Time

River Time > Screen Time

"Look Up", a simple phrase that has taken on a new meaning as technology continues to advance and become integrated into every aspect of our daily lives. Evolving from “Look Out” or “Heads Up”; “Look Up” is focused on pulling people’s eyes away from their screens....

Social Distancing

Social Distancing

Yes, "social distancing" and "fun" can belong in the same sentence this summer!   More than ever before, now is the perfect time to put the city in your rearview mirror and explore the great outdoors! Leave the crowded beaches behind you and experience the vast...

What to bring Tubing

What to bring Tubing

So you are all booked for tubing and you're excited to be on the water, but still might be wondering... What should we bring for our float trip?   1. Swimsuit Wear that swimsuit or something you don't mind getting wet, because the water is warm and fun to splash...

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