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5 Reasons to Visit the Katahdin Region This Summer

The Katahdin Region of Maine is taking on new life as a world-class recreation destination.  The new Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument puts the area on the national map, the newly minted Penobscot River Trails offers exquisite bike trails along the beautiful East Branch of the Penobscot River, the Millinocket Marathon attracts elite runners (and…

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Hassel Free Retreats with the New England Outdoor Center

If you need an epic location for a large gathering or corporate event, look north—to Millinocket On a sunny March weekend, nearly 40 supporters of Baxter State Park descended upon the New England Outdoor Center for four days of conversation, collegiality, and outdoor recreation.  NEOC’s Corporate Outings & Retreats provided the group with lodging, gear,…

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Whitewater Rafting Adventures for Friends and Families

Enjoy the Great Outdoors with the Family Looking for an outdoor experience for the whole family? There’s nothing better than spending a day on a beautiful wilderness river. Whitewater rafting isn’t just for hard-core adventure seekers. Families with kids from ages 4-14 and older can experience an epic day on the West Branch of the…

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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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