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July 7, 2020

Once again we had a morning and evening tour today. Maine Guide Ken was behind the wheel of the pontoon boat in the morning and they ventured into Big Mud Brook in search of the ever popular moose. They were delighted to see 5 deer, loons, a duck with ducklings and a cormorant. In the…

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Mountain Biking in the Katahdin Region

So, you did it. You finally broke down and made a huge decision. It’s a similar decision to the one you would make when deciding which car to purchase. It’s a decision that stays with you for the years to come.You did it. You bought the bike. You bought the damn bike and now you’re…

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4 Essential Things to Know about Winter in Baxter State Park

The New England Outdoor Center is situated only 16 miles from the southern entrance to Baxter State Park and offers easy access to the remote, exquisite beauty of Maine’s 209,501-acre wilderness. Winter visitors to Baxter State Park are often stunned by the remoteness of the “forever wild” park, which includes not only Katahdin, but 17…

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Miles of Scenic Snowmobile Trails start in Millinocket

It’s no secret that Maine has some of the best snowmobiling in the world, and the Katahdin Region is at the epicenter of the state’s expansive system of snowmobile trails. Maine’s Interconnected Trail System (ITS) includes 4,000 miles of uninterrupted trails and offers rides across Maine’s most scenic landscapes, complete with moose, Canada lynx, black…

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Men and their snowmobiles —It’s all about the smiles

It’s 9:30 AM on a Saturday morning in Millinocket and five geared up snowmobilers walked into the River Driver’s Restaurant at the New England Outdoor Center. They’re going to fuel up before heading out for a glorious day of snowmobiling in the Katahdin Region of Maine. What started as yearning to “get away from the…

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4 Beautiful November hikes in the Katahdin Region

November Updates and News As the leaves drop in the Katahdin Region, stunning mountain views are emerging in every direction, and especially to the north in Baxter State Park’s stunning Katahdin Range. For those who enjoy getting outside – either walking, hiking, or for quiet meditation – there are still some great local options. We…

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Are you ready for snowmobiling season? We are

The great thing about snowmobiling in the Katahdin Region is that every week can offer a new snowmobiling destination.  If you’re ready to start planning your 2020 snowmobiling season, here’s a well-honed list of favorite places to ride and some tips for how to enjoy it to the max. Great Places to Ride First off,…

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Fall is the Time for a Romantic Wilderness Getaway

Fall is the Time for a Romantic Wilderness Getaway Fall has finally arrived, the temps are dropping, the flannel is coming out and it’s time to enjoy the rich colors, dry days, and adventures of autumn with your sweetheart. If you’re looking for a getaway that offers exceptional lodging and dining, unbelievable wilderness, and access…

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Four Best Foliage Tricks + One More Reason to Head North this Fall

Maine is undoubtedly one of the best places in the world to behold the rich, beautiful colors of fall. This is because with almost two thirds of the state under forest cover, Maine has an abundance of trees and a profusion of the right tree species, including red and sugar maples, a variety of oaks, red…

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