You love the outdoors and want nothing more than to share that with your kids. For an action family like yours, Northern Outdoors is the place to introduce them to the wonders of the wilderness in a variety of activities. Check out our list of family-friendly hikes in Maine, and our fantastic rafting options and family discounts: kids under 18 raft for half price on weekdays, all summer long!
Minimum age for Kennebec trips is 10 years old, 8 years old for lower Kennebec. Minimum age for Penobscot trips is 14 years old, 12 years old for lower Penobscot. These two great rivers vary in difficulty, so be sure to choose the river that is best for your family. The Kennebec River is Class III-IV, the Upper Penobscot is Class IV-IV+ white water. The Penobscot below the Cribworks is Class III white water. We do have some alternatives for younger kids, call us or visit Family Adventures to learn more. (Valid June 1 – August 28, 2020, excluding the Turbine Test, Monday, July 6th)
Active duty military, veterans, law enforcement, firefighters, teachers, healthcare professionals, and first responders – as a small token of our gratitude for your service please call us to receive 15% off rafting and year-round lodging. The discount is good for all Penobscot, Kennebec and Dead River rafting with the exception of Saturdays on the Kennebec from July 11th – August 15th, 2020. The discount applies to lodging year-round at our adventure resort in The Forks.
Special thanks to the Wounded Warrior Project who has joined us for many adventures.
Bring 15 friends and you go rafting and skiing FREE. Share your adventure with friends, family and colleagues, and save on your vacation. Book Big, Save Big with our Group Special FOR EVERY 15 RAFTERS IN YOUR GROUP, THE 16TH WILL RAFT FOR FREE!
Share your adventure with friends, family and colleagues, and save on your vacation. For every 15 full paying guests you organize, the 16th party member will raft free, plus you will receive 1 lift ticket to Sugarloaf, the premier ski resort in the East, good for the upcoming winter ski season.
We make it easy to organize your group and give you the rewards. Our exclusive partnership with Sugarloaf Mountain allows us to offer you incentives no other whitewater outfitter in Maine can match. How about FREE skiing? Earn hundreds of dollars in savings as a Group Organizer with Northern Outdoors!