Northern New England Explorer

NE Explorer (9)
one week | 12 Campers | 3 Leaders
Hiking, Whitewater Rafting, Aerial Adventure Park

Back by popular demand, this one-week trip travels throughout New Hampshire and Maine, exploring some of northern New England’s most spectacular country. From camp, the group will travel to Franconia Notch State Park in the heart of the White Mountain National Forest. We will begin our excursion hiking Cannon Mountain and we will explore the carved mountain streams of Franconia Notch. Then we will continue on to Maine for two days of whitewater rafting. The group will head back, where we will finish this trip with an exhilarating adventure with Take Flight Aerial Adventure Park.

*Itineraries will be provided to campers after enrollment.


Your leaders will greet you at Camp Coniston for an introduction to the trip, pack the bus, and head to Franconia Notch State Park.

Spend the night at Country Bumpkin Campground.

Hike Cannon Mountain.

Spend the night at Country Bumpkin Campground.

Drive to Franconia Falls, NH for a morning hike, explore the Flume Gorge, and relax by the water. Travel to Three Rivers.

Spend the night at Three Rivers.

Whitewater paddle (inflatable kayaks) the Kennebec River.

Overnight camping trip with Three Rivers.

Whitewater raft class II-III rapids on the Kennebec River in northern Maine. The Kennebec, which runs through a beautiful gorge with rock walls on both sides in one of the most popular whitewater spots in the East.

Spend the night at Three Rivers.

On our way back to Camp Coniston, we will experience the thrill of Take Flight Ariel Adventure Park!

The itinerary and activities are subject to change depending on weather and outfitter restrictions.