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Outdoorsy Wedding with an Epic View

Have a look at what Sara & Tommy pulled off for their wedding at the New England Outdoor Center. Sara’s been coming to Maine from Virginia with her family since she was a girl. The Millinocket region and Baxter State Park hold a deep and special meaning, and she’s climbed Katahdin at least 20 times,…

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Five reasons why you need to visit the Katahdin Region in Winter

I just returned from three blissful, adventurous and unforgettable days with my family in the Katahdin Region of Maine.  It’s hard to explain just how refreshed, renewed, and revived we feel after busting our butts on fat bikes, skiing on miles of cross-country ski trails, and even jumping on a snowmobile for a cruise across…

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Easter at The River Driver’s

Easter Sunday River Driver’s Buffet Sunday April 1st, 11am to 3pm Menu House made Bread Cucumber and Cantaloupe Salad Caesar Salad Smoked Salmon Crudités Quiche Asparagus Tri Colored Roasted Carrots Warm German Potato Salad Baked Ham Beef Brisket with Chimichurri Desserts Carrot Cake Ooey Gooey Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake Lemon Mousse Price $22.95 Adults, Senior…

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Run at NEOC

Follow this Map my run Map to find out about some of the cool trails at neoc Create Routes or Search for a route from millions at MapMyRun

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August 19, 2017

Our group this evening was excited to see two cow moose on their pontoon tour! They also saw eagles and loons on their adventure! It was a great evening for wildlife sightings.

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Baxter State Park 101 and 102

These Posts are to give you more information on Baxter State Park and the surrounding Areas: Baxter State Park 101: Many people visit Baxter State Park (8 miles from NEOC) to hike Katahdin, Maine’s highest mountain and the one that we are fortunate to overlook across the lake. There are three trail-heads to hike to…

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New XC-Ski and Mountain Bike Trail Development at NEOC

This fall marks an exciting time for trail development at the New England Outdoor Center. We have for a very long time wished for continued trail development in the local area to expand upon the existing 12 miles of cross country ski trails designed by John Morton. For those of you who are not familar…

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National Geographic names Katahdin Top 10 Hikes in the World

In a recent article National Geographic profiled their picks for the Top 10 Summit Hikes in the World and our very own Katahdin made the list at number 2! Chosen for its scenic beauty and connection to the local people and culture. The article refers to Katahdin as the “most inspiring peak in Eastern North…

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Exploring the Katahdin Loop Road – Katahdin Woods and Waters

We took a trip up to the new Katahdin Loop Road, a project of Katahdin Woods and Waters to check out the views and go for a short hike. The trip proved to be more stunning than we had imagined. The area is approximately 100,000 acres of land East of Baxter State Park with the…

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