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New England Outdoor Center

Penobscot county, Maine whitewater outfitter

 
  Whitewater outfitter

The beautiful scenery of Maine and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water beats anything. Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in Maine tend to be more forgiving than the national average, so if you're visiting here do keep in mind that lots of rivers in this state are good for beginners. The campgrounds here at New England Outdoor Center are pretty good. If you'll be staying in a hotel you're in luck, lodging
    is available very near the river, and if you make reservations in advance you're all set. If you're coming from Bangor it's not a long drive at all to the starting location. Since you're on this site you are probably into
whitewater rafting or kayaking, either way there are lots of good rivers for that around here.

Briefly about the general area:
Take a hike on the Cedar Lake Trail, and this is a popular site for folks from Millinocket. New England Outdoor Center is right by the Gray Ledge Dam Trail; don't leave New England Outdoor Center without first paying a visit to Grand Falls. At this river you will always have a good time. New England Outdoor Center
 
gets a normal amount of annual precipitation. The month with most of the rain is November; the driest month is February. Summertime at New England Outdoor Center comes with high temperatures in the 70's. Summer night lows sink down to the 50's. Throughout the winter this place gets highs in the 20's; after the sun is down during the winter temperatures at New England Outdoor Center plunge into the 0's.

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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near New England Outdoor Center.
 Whitewater Near New England Outdoor Center:
Penobscot River - West Branch, Penobscot County, 2 miles away
      Class III-IV - 6.5 miles long (Quackish Dam to Shad Pond)
Millinocket Stream, Penobscot County, 6 miles away
      Class I-II - 10 miles long (Millinocket Lake to Shad Pond)
Wassataquoik Stream, Penobscot County, 13 miles away
      Class III-V - 4 miles long (Deasy Pond Outlet to East Br. Penobscot River)
Penobscot River - East Branch, Penobscot County, 13 miles away
      Class I-III - 20 miles long (Whetstone Falls to Medway)
Sandy Stream, Piscataquis Penobscot County, 15 miles away
      Class I-II - 10.5 miles long (Lower Togue Pond to Millicocket Lake)
Piscataquis River, Piscataquis County, 20 miles away
      Class II-III - 5.4 miles long (Medford to Maxfield)
Schoodic Stream, Piscataquis County, 21 miles away
      Class II-IV - 4 miles long (Schoodic Lake to Miol-Howland Road)
Penobscot River, Penobscot County, 23 miles away
      Class I-II - 2 miles long (Mattawamkeag to Winn)
Shin Brook River, Penobscot County, 24 miles away
      Class III-V+ - 6 miles long (Lower Shin Pond to Seboeis River)
Penobscot River - East Branch, Penobscot County, 25 miles away
      Class III-V - 38 miles long (Grand Lake Matagamon to Whetstone Falls)
 Ski Areas Near New England Outdoor Center:
New Hermon Mountain, Maine , 44 miles away, 360 foot drop, 3 lifts, 21 runs
Big Squaw, Maine , 44 miles away, 1750 foot drop, 4 lifts, 15 runs
Bigrock, Maine , 73 miles away, 980 foot drop, 5 lifts, 28 runs
Camden, Maine , 75 miles away, 1150 foot drop, 3 lifts, 11 runs
Eaton Mountain, Maine , 77 miles away, 525 foot drop, 2 lifts, 15 runs
 Hotels Near New England Outdoor Center:
Katahdin Inn And Suites, Millinocket , 1 miles away
Baxter Park Inn Millinocket, Millinocket , 1 miles away
The Young House Bed And Breakfast, Millinocket , 1 miles away
Milford Motel On The River, Milford , 34 miles away
Black Bear Inn And Conference Center, Orono , 36 miles away
 Campgrounds Near New England Outdoor Center:
Hidden Springs Campground, Millinocket, 2 miles away
Allagash Gateway Campsite, Millinocket, 7 miles away
Big Moose Campground, Piscataquis County, 11 miles away
 Trails Near New England Outdoor Center:
Gray Ledge Dam Trail, Penobscot , 9 miles away
Cedar Lake Trail, Penobscot , 9 miles away
Sandbank Trail, Penobscot , 11 miles away
Ragged Mountain Trail, Penobscot , 12 miles away
Lake Trail, Penobscot , 12 miles away
 Public Lands Near New England Outdoor Center:
Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor - ME , 69 miles away
Maine Acadian Culture, Bar Harbor - ME , 69 miles away
 Golf Courses Near New England Outdoor Center:
Hillcrest Golf Club, Millinocket , 1 miles away
JATO Highland Golf Course, Lincoln , 19 miles away
 Lakes Near New England Outdoor Center
Millinocket Lake, Penobscot , 6 miles away
South Twin Lake, Penobscot , 12 miles away
Mattanawcook Pond, Penobscot , 20 miles away

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