Discover the Great Outdoors of Maine
Whether on water or land your trail starts here at The New England Outdoor Center! Offering the best outdoor vacation experience in Maine, The New England Outdoor Center showcases Maine's natural beauty and will allow you easy access to experience the adventure of white water or smooth water rafting. Miles of snowmobile trails, abundant moose and wildlife encounters close-up, and breathtaking views of Mt. Katahdin will make your getaway unforgettable. Come and stay in Lakeside lodging and cabins overlooking Millinocket Lake year round. These rustic cabins are the perfect accommodations for your group after a long day of hiking and wildlife viewing. A 60-acre campground offers guest tent and bunkhouse camping opportunities. Start planning a fantastic family getaway or group event in Maine now!
A great family vacation destination offers guests great activities for every season, and the New England Outdoor Center is no exception! Whitewater rafting trips led by experienced guides and hiking are great ways to explore during the warm months. When the mercury begins to drop and the snow begins to fall, snowmobiling, ice fishing and cross country skiing are popular options. The friendly staff at NEOC will provide the gear to make your adventure successful.
The best and most memorable corporate retreats and events get you and your colleagues out of the office and into the great outdoors. At the New England Outdoor Center, you'll have plenty of great team building opportunities including a whitewater rafting trip with the experienced staff. When it's time to get down to business, NEOC offers your group teleconferencing capabilities, internet access and great audio/visual equipment! Start planning your event in Millinocket, Maine.
Plan your next family reunion at a venue that offers plenty of space and activities for all ages. The New England Outdoor Center will help your entire group enjoy days full of canoeing, swimming and rafting, and at the end of the day you can head back to your cozy lakeside guest house or cabin. The large and premium cabins can sleep between 10 and 14 people, allowing you to invite your entire extended family!
The Millinocket Lake and Mount Katahdin will set the perfect background for your Maine destination wedding! At the New England Outdoor Center, your dream wedding becomes a reality with the help of meticulous wedding planners. Whether you are planning an intimate ceremony with close friends and family, or the ceremony of the year with up to 250 people, NEOC has all of your needs covered!
Whitewater rafting on the Penobscot River in Maine is one of the most spectacular and challenging whitewater river experiences in the eastern United States and has become Maine’s most popular river. The Penobscot River boasts a reputation of exhilarating rapids and breathtaking scenery! However, this is not the only area to explore during your stay. Baxter State Park offers miles of hiking trails and is located just over two miles from your comfortable accommodations.
Let the helpful guides at the New England Outdoor Center lead you on an action-packed bass fishing trip where you will be sure to reel in your next trophy fish. Hike to a pristine pond and find a hot spot for the native brook trout. Or, try fly fishing in the West Branch of the Penobscot River for landlocked salmon! Whether you are looking for a half day, or full day trip, the experienced staff will make your excursion memorable.
Plan your next hunting trip with the experienced staff at the New England Outdoor Center! Whether you are looking for a guided hunt for moose, whitetail deer or waterfowl, or prefer to find your own trophy animals, NEOC has you covered. Daily and weekly guided trips are available ensuring you will be able to stay as long as you'd like!
With all of the great adventures available at the New England Outdoor Center, if would be a shame not to experience them with your favorite four-legged friend! The friendly staff at NEOC realizes that pets are a member of the family too, and that you may not be able to fully enjoy your stay without them. Take the worry out of finding a pet sitter, and bring Fido along when you travel to Maine!
Explore the incredible Maine outdoors when you stay with the New England Outdoor Center. Here, you'll find plenty of activities year-round that let you get up close and personal with the outstanding natural environment and wildlife. There are even many guided wildlife tours available for you to enjoy!
For a view you won't forget, hike to the top of Mount Katahdin! The highest mountain in Maine, it towers over the land at a height of 5,268 feet and is the northern terminus of the Appalachian Trail. The New England Outdoor Center sits at the foot of the mountain, and offers an abundance of cross country skiing trails to help you explore the area when the snow falls.
Cabins, Cottages, and Chalets
Choose from a variety of adventurous lodging options in Maine’s lake country with environmentally friendly Coveside Guest Houses. At Twin Pine Camps, Cabins, and Guest Houses every morning you can wake up to stunning views of Mt. Katahdin and Millinocket Lake. These comfortable accommodations feature a full kitchen or kitchenette, spacious living area and a flat-screen plasma television.
Your complete vacation is waiting for you at New England Outdoor Center. Everything you need to explore the Maine woods or go white water rafting is available, making it easy to explore the great outdoors. The friendly and experienced staff at NEOC also lead hunting and fishing trips for large groups, or individuals.
- Restaurant Onsite
- Pets Allowed
- Property Size 54 units
- Conference Facility
- Kids Allowed
- Nearby City Millinocket
- Nearby Water Millinocket Lake - onsite
- Open Dates All Year
- Dewitt Field,Old Town Municipal Airport (OLD) / 54 miles
- Bangor International Airport (BGR) / 63.6 miles
- Northern Maine Regional Airport at Presque Isle (PQI) / 76.1 miles
* Not all airports listed here may be open to public use, or service commercial flights
- Basketball Court(s)
- Game Room/Arcade
- Gift Shop
- Beach Volleyball Court(s)
- Bird Watching
- Boating & Watercraft
- Boat Docks
- Cross Country Skiing
- Downhill Skiing/Snowboarding
- Fire Pit(s)
- Fishing Pier(s)
- Freshwater Fishing
- Outdoor Grill(s)
- Ice Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Wildlife & Nature
- Picnic Table(s)
- Play Ground
- Whitewater Rafting
- Coffee Maker
- Full Kitchen
- Rock Climbing
- Hunting and Shooting
- Free Parking
- A/V Equipment
- Fishing Guides
- Meeting Room(s)