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the Moosehead Lake Region and the North Maine Woods


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The Moosehead Lake Region and Northeast Guide Service are your resort destination for outdoor

See the best of Maine, with the best in Maine . . .

adventure, rafting, moose & wildlife sightings coupled with your stay of lakeside lodging or rustic hideaways.

Inside Whitewater Rafting ................. 4 Moose and Wildlife Watching Tours....................... 6 Waterfall Hikes........................ 7 Inflatable Kayaking.................. 7 Whitewater Canoe & Kayak Instruction.................... 8 Swiftwater Rescue Courses....... 9


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Registered Maine Guide Courses.................................. 9 Scouts & Summer Camp Leadership Skills..................... 9 Moosehead Lakeside Motel..... 10 Moosehead Lakeside Cabins... 11 Wooded RV & Tent Camping... 12 Overnight Rafting Trips.......... 12

What is special about spending your vacation in the Moosehead Lake Region with Northeast Guide Service? We love the outdoors and it shows! Northeast Guide Service is a small locally owned outdoor adventure service, with a big reputation. Located in the beautiful and pristine Moosehead Lake Region of Maine, we are the closest whitewater rafting and moose tour guide service to Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor. When you visit Maine’s coast, we invite you to come inland and visit Maine’s largest lake, pristine rivers, and wilds of the North Maine Woods with us. Our guide’s are knowledgeable and make your Maine vacation special, each with interesting stories, friendly service and our guide’s are fun to spend the day with! We are glad you will be spending your vacation with us!


Jeremy and Jessica


-Jeremy, Jessica, Manny & Abby Manny & Abby, our friendly and faithful dogs, are the official greeters at Northeast Guide Service.


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Kennebec River Rafting

High volume, dam-controlled flows give Kennebec River whitewater rafting trips reliable whitewater and a whole lot of fun. Choose your rafting speed—familyfriendly 4800 cfs Kennebec River releases are a roller coaster ride or turbocharge your whitewater rafting adventure and sign on for our four 8000 cfs turbine test water releases. Lower River age 6 and up, Full River 8 and up.

Maine Rafting

Penobscot River Rafting The West Branch of the Penobscot River runs through Maine’s famously “forever wild” Baxter State Park. Penobscot River whitewater rafting trips have Class III – Class V rapids, ten-foot waterfalls, powerful holes, surfing and many more thrills along the way. Sign on for our Penobscot River Double Trouble and raft the Penobscot River Gorge twice! Lower River age 6 and up, Full River 14 and up.

Canada Falls River Rafting Join a pioneer of Canada Falls river rafting when you whitewater raft with Northeast Guide Service on the class V rapids of Canada Falls. Only rafted on Saturday’s during the summer; we raft this river twice, so you will experience double the class V’s, double the thrill and guarantee double the white water rafting excitement. Age 14 and up.


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Exciting Personalized and Safe Maine Whitewater Rafting Adventures

Northeast Guide Service is Maine’s only whitewater rafting guide service registered for swift water rescue, so you can be confident that your whitewater rafting adventure will be thrilling, but safe. From our rafting trip drivers to our registered Maine whitewater rafting guides, you’ll receive friendly, professional service. Our registered Maine whitewater rafting guides serve up hearty, home-cooked meals in the Maine outdoors -our brownies are customer favorites!along with whitewater rafting thrills pitched to your comfort and rafting skill level, photos and videos of your whitewater rafting adventure, information on the Maine outdoors and Maine wildlife, and a whole lot of fun. We are the only whitewater rafting company located in Greenville, Maine!

Give us a call 888-484-3317 or visit us online at for trip pricing!


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The Majestic Maine Moose

Half Day Adventures Maine Waterfall Hikes Enjoy a leisurely walk in the woods with our Registered Maine Guides to see





waterfalls. Maine is a beautiful place and the North Maine Woods has a lot of water and rugged terrain. With that combination we are fortunate to have some amazing waterfalls! 3-4 hour waterfall hikes get you out and active Ideal for active seniors and families with young children

Maine Moose Watching Our moose watching tours run in the morning and evening daily, based on

Inflatable Kayaking Trips

moose habitat, via van and canoe. Your tour will include fascinating facts about Maine wildlife, Maine moose and the

Have fun with our maneuverable and stable

Maine outdoors-and the chance to capture

inflatable kayaks! We have single and double

the perfect Maine moose photo, search for

inflatable kayaking to your whitewater rafting

and more! The excitement of seeing the

trip for added up close whitewater excitement

majestic Maine moose in person is not to be missed, and a wonderful family or group activity.

Maine moose can weigh over 1,000 pounds and stand over seven feet just to their shoulders! 6

inflatable kayaks for everyone to enjoy. Add

moose, deer, beaver, hare, loons, eagles

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Moose Tours

Northeast Guide Service moose watching tours and wildlife safaris are not just wonderful ways to see Maine moose and wildlife –they’re wonderful ways to see Maine!

on the lower Kennebec River. Take it easy on the class I-II Rivers in the Moosehead Lake region. Venture into the North Maine Woods for intermediate inflatable kayaking on the Seboomook & combine with our overnight whitewater rafting trip. No matter what level of whitewater you are eager to try, we have the trip for you!


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Learn Whitewater Boating, Safety and Skills

Learn to be a Leader Become a Maine Guide ...

Swiftwater Rescue Course Take a swiftwater rescue course with Northeast Guide Service; the only Maine whitewater rafting company with swiftwater rescue trained staff and Level IV instructor. Recognition and avoidance of common river hazards, execution of self-rescue, rescue vests application, swimming strainers, entrapment, and pins are discussed, and scenarios are practiced.

Whitewater Instruction - Kayak & Canoe Learning how to whitewater paddle should be a great experience for adults and youth in order to achieve whitewater boating skills for a lifetime of enjoyment. We will help you become proficient in whitewater canoeing and kayaking so that you can enjoy the whitewater rivers on your own, safely. We offer both group instruction and private instruction. Learn eddy turns, ferry’s, peel out’s and more! Committed and well trained whitewater staff work with you to achieve boating skills that are progressive and enable you to advance from canoe and kayak basics to rolling, river running, play-boating and river rescue for safe, fun paddling.


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A Recreational Maine Guide License allows you to lead outdoor trips in canoeing, kayaking, snowshoeing, hiking, biking, snowmobiling, ATV, and other day and overnight trips in the State of Maine. Learn and perfect all you need to know to successfully pass the State-administered test, including map & compass, lost person, watercraft laws, trip planning, safety, risk management, camping, outdoor cooking, rules and regulations, canoeing skills, the business side of guiding, and much more. Our Registered Maine Whitewater Rafting Guide Training is the best in the state, structured around the instruction of technical strokes, maneuvers, river knowledge, river safety and group leadership achieved through on-the-water whitewater skills, which prepares you better than any other guide training program to pass the State of Maine written exam. Our Registered Maine Guide Trainer’s will help you gain the confidence you need to earn the title of Registered Maine Whitewater Rafting Guide.

Scouts & Summer Camp Leadership Skills Come on a whitewater rafting day trip or multi-day rafting, whitewater canoe, and kayaking overnight trip. Our Registered Maine Guides and American Canoe Association Instructors train both staff and youth in camp trip leader permit, wilderness first aid and CPR, merit badge, river rescue, canoe, kayak and outdoor skills. Our emphasis is on teamwork, building lifelong skills, and lasting relationships.


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Lakeside Lodging and Rustic Hideaways We make it easy for you with our vacation packages. Visit Maine’s Moosehead Lake Region and let Northeast Guide Service create the ideal getaway.

Motel Packages

RVs and Camping Balsam Woods, Moosehead Lake Region’s only campground to offer Full Hookups, Water Electric Sewer Cable TV & Free Wi-Fi, as well as tent camping sites. Pets Welcome! Mix of 70 open, wooded & pull-thru sites. Fully Stocked Camp Store, Rec Room, Free Hot Showers, Heated Swimming Pool, Playground, Hayrides, Outdoor Movie Nights, LP Gas, and More! Access to 1,000+ miles of ATV trails.

Chalet Moosehead Lakefront Motel is directly on Moosehead Lake. Enjoy all the activities and attractions Greenville, Maine has to offer. Free docking for your boat, free use of canoes, paddleboats, gas grills & picnic tables, excellent swimming. A great place to enjoy Moosehead Lake up close and personal!

Overnight Rafting Trips

Cabin Packages Our cabin option is a perfect way to spend your vacation at Wilsons on Moosehead Lake, with activities to interest every member of the family. Every cottage has a panoramic view of Moosehead Lake and the surrounding mountains. We have picnic areas, fire pits, hiking trails, boat launch and docks, and a sandy beach. Come see why folks say we have “Moosehead’s Million Dollar View”!

There is something special about camping along a whitewater river, far from the chatter of the world, under the vast sky of stars, alongside a crackling camp fire. Northeast Guide Service overnight rafting trips give you extended river time and river miles. You have more quality time to reconnect with your family and friends. Overnight rafting trips are safe, hassle-free overnight adventures for youth groups, scout troops, summer camps, corporate retreats and family vacations. Our East Outlet and North Maine Woods Overnight Trips are allinclusive and customer favorites! Call 888-484-3317 or visit us online for more overnight trip information. We offer many options from two day adventure trips to extended wilderness overnight camping excursions.


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Northeast Guide Service



2.25 hrs from Bar Harbor, ME 2.75 hrs from Portland, ME 4.5 hrs from Boston, MA Get directions and drive times on our website.

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Greenville, Maine

142 Moosehead Lake Road PO Box 1623 Greenville, Maine 04441-1623

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