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Attractions in the Maine Highlands Region (ME)

Paul Bunyon statue greet visitors to the historic logging town of Bangor Maine South-Central Maine and the town of Bangor in particular are located within reach of several of the natural wonders that visitors come to Maine to see. Just a bit southeast is Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park; just a bit northwest is Forks and wild river rafting for adventurous people. Bangor itself is a spirited town with great places to dine and some the best summer and regional festivals of the Northeast. Enjoy swimming and boating and fishing at two great state parks – Lily Bay and Peaks Kenney. Take a ride on the S.S. Katahdin in Lil Bay State Park. Bring the family to explore the magnificent rustic forests and mountains of Baxter State Park, with tent and RV camping. Maine Discovery Museum in Bangor is the largest children’s museum north of Boston.

3 Lake Moxie Road The Forks, ME, 04985 Phone: 800-553-7238

Family Owned and Operated Whitewater Rafting Business

Crab Apple has whitewater action on the dam controlled Kennebec and Dead Rivers in scenic Maine. Daily rafting trips for family fun and adventure start on the Kennebec with Class 3 and 4 waves and exciting rapids. Rafting on the Dead River includes water that runs at two levels - intermediate Class 3 and extra thrilling Class 3, 4 and sometimes 5. Younger kids will love the rides in a raft and will be instructed to "hold on" while guides row the rafts through the biggest waves. Base camp offers lodging, a pub and restaurant, and the outdoor and heated pool. Still need to burn off some energy? Step onto the four Rapid Shot Paintball fields day after rafting!