Directions to NEOC and the Penobscot Outdoor Center

Please note. We have two locations. Whitewater Rafting Trips run out of our Campground, the Penobscot Outdoor Center. All other trips (Moose Tours, Guided Adventures, etc…) run out of our main facility, NEOC Headquarters at Twin Pines. The main facility is also the location of the River Driver’s Restaurant.


Directions for NEOC | Twin Pines | Moose Tours| & River Driver’s Restaurant

  • Cabins, Millinocket Lake
  • River Driver’s Restaurant
  • Moose Trails

Google Map

Directions: Exit 244 off I-95. Take Route 11/157 west towards Millinocket. Follow 157 and signs to Baxter State Park. We are located 8 miles out of town on Millinocket Lake. Our road entrance is on the right just after a 35mph sign. If you pass North Woods Trading Post, you’ve gone too far.

Phone: 207.723.5438 or 800.634.7238

GPS:  Many GPS systems have outdated maps and incorrect addresses for us.  So here are a few options depending on the system that you use.

FOR:  The New England Outdoor Center – NEOC | Twin Pines | River Driver’s Restaurant

We suggest entering 160 Bates Street in Millinocket, Maine.  This is the last general store you will pass on your way to us.  Once you get to 160 Bates Street address – drive an additional 8 miles and turn right onto Blackcat Road, follow that for one mile to reach Twin Pines, NEOC and the River Driver’s Restaurant.

Or

30 Twin Pines Rd, Millinocket, ME 04462, USA Latitude: 45.726349 | Longitude: -68.818088

Directions for Penobscot Outdoor Center & NEOC Campground & Whitewater Rafting

  • Whitewater Rafting Trips
  • Campground
  • Camping, Bunkhouse and Cabin Tents

Google Map

For Camping and Whitewater Rafting with NEOC – Directions: Take Exit 244 off I-95. Take Route 11/157 west towards Millinocket. Follow 157 and signs to Baxter State Park.

Drive through Millinocket leaving town heading towards Baxter State Park – note that you will have “14” miles to drive to get to our rafting and camping base at the Penobscot Outdoor Center.  After 14 miles the driveway will be on your right and is marked/sign posted. Travel in this dirt drive about 1/2 mile to a parking lot.

Phone: 207.723.5438 or 800.634.7238 (year-round) or 207.723.3580 (summers only).

If you insist on using GPS:  Many GPS systems have outdated maps and incorrect addresses for us.  So here is one option to try:

FOR:  NEOC Whitewater Rafting Base & Camping (aka Penobscot Outdoor Center)

We suggest entering 160 Bates Street in Millinocket, Maine.  This is the last general store you will pass on your way to us.  Once you get to this address – drive an additional 14 miles until you see a sign on the right hand side of the road that says “New England Outdoor Center” “Penobscot Outdoor Center” – take that right turn and follow the dirt road for 1/2 mile to our main parking lot

GPS: Latitude: 45.726778 | Longitude: -68.81912


Drive Times Hrs
Portland, ME: 3.5
Bar Harbor, ME: 2.5
Portsmouth, NH: 4.5
Boston, MA: 5.5
Montreal, QC: 6
NY City, NY: 10
(Estimated, depends on traffic.)
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