Highlands on the Fly: Fiber Retreat in the Mountains of Northern Maine


An inspiring landscape, amazing food, and enthusiastic fiberistas are sure to make this fiber retreat an enriching get-a-way grounded in community and all things fiber.

Escape to the wilds of Maine without leaving the comforts of home. Nestled on the shores of Millinocket Lake, overlooking Katahdin, Maine’s highest peak, our resort includes a variety of cabins which exemplify quality Maine lodging and include a variety of amenities: wireless internet, full kitchen, linens, towels, coffee and complete on-site dining.

In collaboration with the Fiberista Files, and Knittin on the Fly, the New England Outdoor Center has designed a fiber retreat that provides the necessary space for creative re-juvenation and connecting with others of the craft. This three night, two Day package includes not only premier lodging and food but also personal, constructive time with two popular podcasters, choice of mini work-shops on spinning, dyeing and knitting as well as an exclusive vendor marketplace.


Package Pricing: October 15th-18th

Thursday-Sunday: 3 nights lodging in a choice of shared or private room. All meals included from our River Driver’s Restaurant: 3 dinners, 3 breakfasts and 2 lunches as well as assorted snacks. Goodie bags, Friday night social, door prizes, exclusive marketplace and did we mention the cool, crisp, autumn air…fire places, cozy chairs, and good company!

Shared Room: $399.00 pp plus tax (gratuity included) Private Room: $499. pp plus tax (gratuity included) *For large groups please contact us early to secure cabin or cabins.

The Fine Print: $100.00 non refundable deposit to secure registration. Final payments are due by September 15th. After September 15th cancellations are non-refundable unless the space can be filled by another participant.

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