New England Outdoor Center Blog

News, Fun Facts and Interesting Points of View from the New England Outdoor Center! @neocmaine

Maine – A Beautiful Place to Visit and Live.

By neoc | Jun 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

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

By neoc | Jun 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

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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New England Outdoor Center – Outdoor Adventure on Millinocket Lake, Maine

By neoc | Apr 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Rekindle Your Spirit of Adventure at New England’s Top Adventure Resort. The New England Outdoor Center is the home of Twin Pine Cabins, the Penobscot Outdoor Center and the River Drivers Restaurant. Voted Top Adventure Resort in New England by Yankee Magazine NEOC comprises all the essential pieces for an unforgettable Maine spring and summer…

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Rafting in Maine

By neoc | Jun 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Heavy Rains Create Unique Whitewater Rafting Experience in Northern Maine Due to the exceptional amount of rain over the past few weeks, watersheds in Maine are brimming with water.  This phenomenon is shaping up the rivers to be unusually interesting for midsummer adventurers and especially affecting the white water rafting industry.  Amplifying the experiences on…

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Spring is here

By neoc | Mar 18, 2013 | 0 Comments
Spring in maine

Feels Like Spring!   We captured a few images of our first day of spring!  But they do exemplify the magic of Twin Pine Camps blanketed in new snow.  Cozy cabins, quiet, crisp and starry nights are only three reasons you can’t miss the Katahdin Region in the winter or in this case the spring!…

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Cruising Black Cat

By neoc | Jan 18, 2013 | 0 Comments
black cat mountain ski trails

The ski trails at Twin Pines/New England Outdoor Center are perfection. We headed out yesterday to take a quick spin up and over Black Cat Mt, which, in comparison to our neighbor,Katahdin, is not much of a mountain. However, with signs like these.. it might be a bit more of a mountain than you think!…

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On the Ground

By neoc | Nov 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Just a little notebook to highlight some seasonal findings this fall while out and about in our neck of the woods.  It’s a pretty time of year up here.  Come see for yourself just what the Maine wilderness can do for you.

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Anniversary Events

By neoc | Aug 15, 2012 | 0 Comments
view from point

  New England Outdoor Center – 30th Anniversary Celebration Thursday August 16th 2012. Come and join us for all or part of this Celebration – events are free unless otherwise noted & all are welcome to join in. 6.00-10.00 am – Sunrise Pontoon Boat Ride.  $2.00 Mimosas in the River Drivers Restaurant followed by Muffins on…

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August 10th

By neoc | Aug 10, 2012 | 0 Comments
Bull moose spotted on mouse tour

August 10th, Sterling managed to take a group out on a nice cool morning. With rain looming (and maybe in the air already), the group braved the weather and headed out on Millinocket Lake. After a rainy adventure across the lake, Sterling managed to spot 2 large moose as well as a few ospreys and…

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August 9th

By neoc | Aug 9, 2012 | 0 Comments
Moose tours at NEOC

After the hot weather decided to take a break, Eddie took a group out on Millinocket Lake and saw a multitude of moose in the morning! As the temperature dropped, the moose came out. Eddie and the group spotted a cow and a calf, as well as another cow with what appeared to be a…

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