Guided Summer Activities

In the summer visitors to the Katahdin Region are invited to participate in any of the special programming we’ve designed to highlight our local landscape. Activities are listed below. Please call our reservation office at 207-723-5438 to reserve your space – reservations should be at least 24 hours in advance. Participants in a position to do so may be asked to utilize their own vehicles to access hiking trail heads. All activities begin at Twin Pines in the main building – follow signs to Twin Pines or The River Driver’s restaurant to reach the check in counter.

**All trips subject to guide availability and mus be booked in advance. Trips may be cancelled due to inclement weather.  Minimum of 4 required to run the trip – trips are not private unless by request and with notice, additional fee may be required for private tour.

Guided Canoe Exploration:

The vast system of rivers and lakes is a dynamic and spectacular way to explore Maine and what better way to do that then in a canoe. Come learn the basics from the parts of the boat to a few strokes. We will have you on the water paddling in no time! Appropriate for ages 8 & up. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Adult: 39 plus access fees for applicable trips Youth (5-15 yr old): 19 – plus access fees for applicable trips

Kayaking Millinocket Lake:

Water sports are at the very heart of the New England Outdoor Center’s heritage. We use touring kayaks for stability and ease so all levels can join us on this jaunt! Appropriate for ages 8 & up. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Adult: 39 plus access fees for applicable trips Youth (5-15 yr old): 19 – plus access fees for applicable trips

Hike to the Ice Caves:

Join us for a exploration of the Debsconeag Wilderness Area. This moderate 2.5 mile hike offers spectacular views of Katahdin and the surrounding lake district. We will explore the local ecology, landscape and cultural history as we make our way to the ice caves and down in to them! Appropriate for ages 6 & up depending on the child. While this trail is not steep, it is rugged and requires strong ankles and sturdy shoes. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Adult: 39 plus access fees for applicable trips Youth (5-15 yr old): 19 – plus access fees for applicable trips

Hike to Blueberry Ledges:

We’re headed to Baxter State Park! This easy 3 mile hike is an accessible introduction to our nearest neighbor. Come learn about the history of the park, landscape and have fun. This hike highlights beautiful exposed, granite ledges from a historic fire as well unique water features, falls and slides. Appropriate for ages 6 & up depending on the child. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Adult: 39 plus access fees for applicable trips Youth (5-15 yr old): 19 – plus access fees for applicable trips

Millinocket Lake Family Fishing Excursion:

Take an afternoon and go fishing! Our fishing guide will take you fishing on the point and provide you with everything you need go fishing! This trip is designed for families and can accommodate all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult. *Adults must have a Maine Fishing License, children under 16 do not need a license, however if parents plan to support their children with fishing by baiting the hook, touching the pole or removing the fish they must have a license. These can be obtained either on line or at a local store in Millinocket.  Ask the front desk for further support.

Adult: 39 plus access fees for applicable trips Youth (5-15 yr old): 19 – plus access fees for applicable trip

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