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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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Leaf Peeping in Maine with the New England Outdoor Center

Maine is a beautiful place to watch the changing colors of the seasons, with abundant trees, wide open space and beautiful light, the glorious colors of Fall reflect across the landscape from September 15th through October 15th give or take a week depending on where in the state you are. In Millinocket, we anticipate the…

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Maine – A Beautiful Place to Visit and Live.

Maine is both the northernmost and easternmost portion of New England. Maine is known for its scenery—it’s rocky coastline and rolling mountains, it’s heavily forested interior landscape and picturesque waterways. Maine represents many different things to many different people. Memories of Maine from childhood tend to be of trips to Camp, taffy on the beach,…

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White Water Rafting ME – Penobscot River Trips

White Water Rafting ME – Penobscot River Trips Whitewater Rafting Full River Trip – Penobscot River The Full River Trip begins on the lower river with Class I to IV rapids, allowing rafters to enjoy the views and smaller surf holes and waterfalls before indulging in a riverside BBQ lunch. In the morning get to…

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