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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Northern Outdoors Adventure Resort is a wonderful place to stay. They have beautiful log cabins that are very private and provide you with everything you need for your home away from home. There's something for everyone to enjoy, whether it's relaxing in the hot tub, playing pool, hanging out in the bar, or going on one of their many exciting...

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

Thank you, Nicole, for writing this kind review. We're happy to hear your stay with us in one of our cabins felt like home away from home. We look forward to you coming back to visit for another awesome getaway!!

Reviewed 14 October 2016

Ive been to this place twice before. Each time with a large group of people. This time i wante to provide a truly "Northern Outdoors" experience to my group of friends who would be accompanying me on this trip. We planned it for the weeked for rafting on the Kennebec river at the high dam release. I decided to rent...

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

Thank you very much for writing this review, Kali. We're happy to hear that your group was able to enjoy a true "Northern Outdoors" experience and that the Moose Maple cabin fit your needs well. Glad you were all able to enjoy the amenities we have to offer as well!! :) We look forward to seeing you again next year.

Fort Myers, Florida
Reviewed 30 September 2016

If you want a cabin the woods in Maine, this is your place. You can sit on the front porch and feel like you are away from everyone, although there are a variety of accommodations at the resort and plenty of other guests. The cabin had all the necessary amenities, except a hairdryer. You had to ask at the front...

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

Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review. We're glad you were able to enjoy the time spent at your "cabin in the woods"! We look forward to you coming back again.

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Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Zac and Emily were awesome hosts and guides! The rafting trip was amazing, Emily knows the river like the back of her hand and was able to give everyone in the raft a fantastic ride.(although Max was able to stay in the raft at 'Suck Hole' 😂) The lodge offers something for everyone and was the perfect place for those...

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

Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review. We're very happy to hear that Zac and Emily treated you right and gave you an awesome rafting experience!! :) We look forward to you coming back for another weekend adventure!

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Reviewed 17 September 2016

My boyfriend and I had a great rafting weekend! Lodging: as part of our package we got the 2-person Cabin Tents. It didn’t end up working for us as we need electricity for a medical device, but we did check them out. Some of them are really close together (like 13 & 14) which would be awesome if you knew...

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

Thank you for taking the time to write up this review and letting us know that you had a great rafting weekend, despite the weather. Mother Nature can certainly put a twist in how smoothly a day moves along!! We're glad you enjoyed the food in our restaurant and were able to take advantage of hanging out in our main...

Reviewed 12 September 2016

We decided to stay at Northern Outdoors based on the great reviews we read, and we were happy we did. We came up to 4 wheel all the trails this area has to offer. Boy there are a lot of trails of a variety of terrain. It was really dusty but we were prepared for it, There were5 adults and...

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

Thank you for writing a wonderful review, Linda. We're happy to hear you were pleased with our Logdominium accommodations and were able to enjoy our amenities as well as take advantage of the ATV trails we have to offer in our area! We look forward to welcoming you back to our resort.

Reviewed 10 September 2016

Weekend rafting trip. Northern Outdoors was great. Nice camping spot, guides were excellent (shout out to our guide Erica). Good time had by the entire group. Plenty of other things to do during the non-rafting hours for those interested and very reasonably prices. Will definitely be back next year.

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

Thank you for this great review, Chris. Glad you and your group had a great rafting trip and Erica gave you an excellent rafting experience!! We look forward to seeing you again next year!

Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

A wonderful easy trip filled with great beer and a rafting and arc adventure. Everything you need is right there and the staff is extremely helpful. Cabins are clean and quiet. You can even have a campfire at night.

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Thank you for writing this review, Betsy. We're glad to hear you enjoyed your stay, had a wonderful rafting trip and that we had available all you needed to enjoy your vacation at our resort.

Warwick, Rhode Island
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Fantastic guides, who are also a lot of fun. If you think of it, request one ahead of time (simply ask for who has the most experience). Good safety record. We chose the Cabin Tents. On those sites, you can have a range of experiences from your own tent and fire (maybe take a day to do some AT hiking,...

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

Thank you for posting this review, Steve. We're glad you had a great time rafting - with a fantastic guide, and also enjoyed our campground and all the resort amenities we have to offer. We look forward to seeing you again for your next adventure!

Gloucester, Massachusetts
Reviewed 29 August 2016

From being to end this trip was outstanding!!! Went with Three other couples, on the weekend of 8/21. The faclilty from the lodge to our cabin was top notch! All Staff was very friendly out going very helpful!! Lodge was wonderful felt like I was in a friends living room hanging out!! We stayed in Crying Loon cabin! the beds...

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

Thank you very much for this review! We're so happy to hear that you and your friends had an outstanding time at our resort and are excited you are now a big fan of whitewater rafting!! :) We look forward to seeing you again next year.

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Pool
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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 

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Address: 1771 US Rte 201, The Forks, ME 04985-3402
Region: United States > Maine > The Forks
Price Range: RM236 - RM240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 40
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“We camped at the Northern Outdoors site, a beautiful spot.”
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