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Hassel Free Retreats with the New England Outdoor Center

By neoc | Apr 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

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

By neoc | Apr 8, 2019 | 0 Comments
Penobscot River

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

By neoc | Feb 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

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

By neoc | Jan 14, 2019 | 0 Comments
5 Reasons to Visit Katahdin This 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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June 3, 2018

By NEOC Info | Jun 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Our moose devotees were not disappointed this time. Maine guide, Dave led the group to Mud Brook, where a bull moose was spotted along with a few loons. Hooray!

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June 2, 2018

By NEOC Info | Jun 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

We enjoyed the views on the drive out to Baxter State Park and during our trek through the woods to Sandy Stream. We spotted a deer and were greeted by a few loons at Sandy Stream. Unfortunately, nothing was seen of a moose but their tracks. Better luck next time!

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June 1, 2018

By NEOC Info | Jun 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

No luck this morning spotting the massive beast known in these parts as a MOOSE. We enjoyed the gorgeous views and spotted a few mergansers and a cormorant out on Mud Brook.

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May 21, 2018

By NEOC Info | May 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

Moose! We spied a yearling bull, who was sporting stubs for antlers. He was in the water feeding on (and obviously enjoying) the fresh spring greens in Sandy Stream Pond. Whether you’ve seen a moose one time or a million times, it never gets old. Baxter State Park was lit up with vibrant greens of…

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May 20, 2018

By NEOC Info | May 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

The moose were playing hide and seek today, perhaps they were underwater, holding their breath to evade our sight! In any case, we did not see a moose. We did, however, enjoy stunning views from our comfortable van as we traversed the famed Golden Road and drove threw Baxter State Park. Gorgeous views of Katahdin,…

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Easter at The River Driver’s

By neoc | Mar 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

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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