Fans of the great outdoors will have plenty to do at Millinocket, ME. Just a few minutes away from your Millinocket bed and breakfast, you will find Jerry Pond. At this great lake you can enjoy a relaxing fishing day or an adventurous day in the whitewater rapids. There are also routes for kayaking or canoeing. If you want to stay out of the water, go hiking to explore the magnificent and extensive wildlife on a guided tour. With something for everyone, Millinocket (also known as the the beauty of the North Woods or the Pride of Maine) will not let you down.
Baxter State Park
64 Balsam Drive
Millinocket, ME 04462
Full of wildlife, Baxter State Park is the place to go for those seeking hiking trails and adventures. With an extension of over 200,000 acres and more than 200 miles of hiking trails, this park is an attraction by itself while staying in your Millinocket inn. Fishing, hunting, wildlife observation, boating and snowmobiling are just a few of the activities that this state park has to offer. The entrance fee is $14 per vehicle in 2011, and the camping fees start at $20 if you want to spend a night out from your inn. Snowmobiling is available during the winter.
New England Outdoor Center
1221 Medway Road
Millinocket, ME 04462
Also known as the New England White Water Center, this is the place to go if an excursion along the Penobscot is what you're looking for. Whitewater rafting is an adventure that includes certain risks; therefore, you don't want to go unprepared for this activity. With Class I to V rapids, it's a place where everyone from the amateur to the professional can have fun. With packages for the whole family, the New England Outdoor Center will offer you the exact adrenaline rush you're looking for. You can start your adventure with a half a day trip, starting at $79, or book a complete challenging experience like the Double-Trouble, where you do a Class V rapid twice for $99. The 2011 fee includes a barbecue lunch.
Maine Moose and Wildlife Watching Safari Tours
142 Moosehead Lake Road
Greenville, ME 04441(800) 348-8871
Wildlife observation is a relaxing and life enriching experience. These safari tours will offer you an experience that you will cherish. The Maine registered guides will take you on a discovery journey. See moose, deer, bears, bald eagles and other wildlife in their natural habitat. Starting at $54 for adults and $34 for children and teens (8 to 16 years), this is an experience you don't want to miss.