Yearly Archives: 2017

Destination Moosehead Lake Hiking Guide

Moosehead Lake is a destination for everything outdoors; visitor highlights include seeing moose in their natural habitat, tackling whitewater rapids on our nearby rivers, relaxing with a book at a lakeside retreat and yes, hiking!  Not only is the Moosehead Lake area ideal for the casual hiker, it also is a destination for the more serious backpacker.  What’s… Read More


Modern Basecamp Under Construction at Moosehead Lake

Northeast Whitewater is proud to announce its new modern basecamp at Moosehead Lake Maine ready for spring 2018 with on-site camping, yurts, meal plans and huge bathhouse – your basecamp, lodge and guides to 3.5 million acres of Maine’s woods and waters at Moosehead Lake! Northeast Whitewater is nearing the end of its 11th season and 2nd… Read More


Awesome Trip: Kennebec River Rafting

Awesome Trip: Kennebec River Rafting!  This was our first time whitewater rafting and we had so much fun! Our guide, Derek, was friendly, knowledgeable, and had a great sense of humor. We loved the BBQ lunch, much better than the usual cold sandwiches, and were impressed with how quickly everything was set up and prepared… Read More


Unforgettable Moose Safari by Canoe

Unforgettable Moose Safari by Canoe We (a family of 2 adults and 4 children ages 12 to 14) hired a private water moose safari in the afternoon, and had an unforgettable experience. Our wonderful guide, drove one hour to the lake where we were to take 2 canoes, she explained everything about moose and how we… Read More


Canoe Moose Watching

Canoe Moose Watching  We had an absolutely fabulous time moose watching by canoe in the evening. Some members of our group were absolute nervous novice canoeists. Northeast staff immediately was warm, reassuring, friendly and inviting. Our guide was fantastic: knowledgeable, friendly and we had two perfect, very up close long encounters with a cow and… Read More


Moose Canoe Tour and Ice Caves

Moose Canoe Tour and Ice Caves  Our guide did an amazing job on our Moose Canoe tour last week! She is experienced and knows the area very well. We saw 4 moose and really enjoyed ourselves. We were on the lake about 2 hours and also saw a loon which was awesome. If you go, volunteer… Read More


Bring the kids: Whitewater Rafting in Maine

Whitewater rafting in Maine is best for the entire family, so bring the kids!  We know you are looking to check something else off your bucket list this summer with your family.  Why not go whitewater rafting in Maine? Everyone should experience whitewater rafting, so pack your bags, load up the car and bring your… Read More


Northeast Whitewater Guide Training: Life of a Trainee

A siren pierces the layer of fog hanging over Indian Pond Dam like a gigantic alarm clock with no snooze button. Then, right on cue, the loudspeaker crackles with a warning as icy as the water below, “WATER LEVELS DOWNSTREAM FROM DAM ARE RISING, EXIT THE WATER IMMEDIATELY!” Except we are not exiting. We are… Read More


Rafting Questions Answered

Planning a whitewater rafting trip does not have to be difficult; it should be fun!   Everyday folks have questions about what to expect and how to plan for their whitewater rafting trip to Maine with Northeast Whitewater.  We make it easy for you to answer all of your questions when you call, but sometimes folks… Read More


Your Free Guide to Moosehead Lake Things To Do

So you have decided to spend some time in the Moosehead Lake area and that’s awesome, but what do you do once you get here? Here’s your free guide to Moosehead Lake things to do. Yes there are plenty of pamphlets to give you ideas, but let us share some of our hidden gems with… Read More


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