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Avoiding the Crowds on an Allagash Canoe Trip

I have been guiding on the Allagash river since 1974 and over the years I’ve seen a distinct pattern in terms of usage. Canoeists must use designated campsites on the waterway and there is no reservation system. In peak periods if paddlers don’t secure a campsite by mid-day or shortly thereafter, they may end up […]

Fall is Here!

We were able to do our canoe trips later this year as the weather has been unusually warm and beautiful! Here in the Bear River Valley our  fall colors are past peak and the leaves are starting to fall. Temperatures remain very comfortable to do outside projects. There is a chill in the air at […]

Siobhan Passes On…

Siobhan went to doggy heaven today. She was one of Kevin’s dogs and always up for anything. She loved people and children and whenever anyone came to visit the kennel she always thought they came to see her! She ran in any position in the team and was versatile sometimes going with Polly’s teams if […]

The Weather is Changing, Cool Evenings and Still Some Warm Days!

August was a busy month for trips here at Mahoosuc! We have a couple trips left for this season, our Way of the Wabanaki trip September 14-17th (there is still some space) and a couple West Branch of the Penobscot River trips which are contract trips with groups of friends. Kevin guided our Arctic Wildlife […]

Summer is Winding Down

There hasn't been any slowing down here at Mahoosuc despite the rainy weather we experienced this summer. People have been having a great time on the water and in the woods!

How Do You Plan a Guided Canoe Camping Trip?

Embarking on a Guided Canoe Camping Trip can be a wonderful family adventure. Whether you’re a novice or an experienced outdoor enthusiast, a Guided Trip provides valuable expertise and knowledge from experienced guides, ensuring a safe and well-organized adventure. In this article, we will explore the key steps involved in planning a Guided Canoe Camping […]

What Type of Guided Canoe Trip is Best for Beginners?

Many beginners consider a Guided Canoe Trip for their first overnight trip in Maine. However, with so many options available, it can be overwhelming to choose the right trip that suits your skill level and preferences. In this article, we will explore two exceptional Guided Canoe Trips in Maine that are perfect for beginners: the […]

Most Popular Overnight Canoe Trips in Maine

Maine, with its rugged wilderness and picturesque landscapes, is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts, and one of the best ways to experience its natural beauty is through Overnight Canoe Trips. Offering a mix of adventure and tranquility, these 4-7 day Guided Canoe Trips provide an immersive experience in some of Maine’s most remote and undeveloped […]

Summer is Here!!

July is upon us with all of it's warmth, wetness, sunshine and abundant greenery! Our canoe trips are in full swing and the schedule is busy. People are really enjoying getting out on the water and in nature which makes our job fulfilling!

Planning Your First Allagash River Canoe Trip: A Beginner’s Guide

For many avid canoeists, the Allagash River Canoe Trip is on their bucket list, and for good reason. Protected by the citizens of Maine through a referendum in 1966, the mandate was to preserve its “forever wild” state. It truly is some of the wildest areas left in the east. In this article, we’ll help […]