Our Kennebec-Dead Resort & Campground is in close proximity to awesome opportunities for Maine Kayaking, Maine biking, Maine hiking, and Maine fishing. Check out the pages provided for more detailed information on these activities!
In addition, since we’re located “JUST" 30-minutes from major cities, you have even more options. for example, you can by food, go to the movies, clean clothes, go antiquing, shopping and even get some ice cream. Check out our full listing below;
Maine Kayak Trips, Rentals & Instruction
Sea kayaking rentals, instruction and coastal kayak tours – Maine Sea Kayaking Trips – Sea Kayak Rentals Call for reservations. (866)-624-6352
Lakewood Theater – America’s Oldest Summer Theater
Lakewood Theater & Inn/Restaurant is located 15 minutes south of the North Country Rivers’ Kennebec-Dead Base Resort & Campground – at 76 Theater Road, in Madison Maine.
To get there, turn right (south) out of our parking lot and follow Rte 201 into Madison. As you come to the Lakewood Golf Course on the left. Turn left either before Beach Road, or after Theater Road to get to the Theater & Inn/Restaurant. Box Office phone number is 207-474-7176.
Maine’s Famous Gifford’s Ice Cream Stand & Miniature Golf
Travel just 20-miles south of North Country Rivers Kennebec-Dead Resort complex. Take a right out of the parking lot, heading south. Follow Rt 201 to the town of Skowhegan. Go straight at the first light and Gifford’s is located on the left hand side at 307 Madison Ave. Don’t forget your camera to take a picture with the Moose!
New Balance Shoe Factory Outlet Store
Travel just 22-miles south of North Country Rivers Kennebec-Dead Resort complex. Take a right out of the parking lot onto Rt 201. Follow Rt 201 to the town of Skowhegan. Stay on Rt 201 and go over a bridge. At the lights turn left. Then take a left onto Walnut Street – 12 Walnut Street.
One of only five drive-ins in all of Maine – located south of North Country River’s Kennebec-Dead Resort Base Complex on Rt 201 in Skowhegan. Call 207-474-9277 for a list of movies playing. $6.00 per person for adults. Children under 11 get in FREE!
Strand Movie Theatre- Skowhegan
The Strand Theatre opened in 1929 on Court Street. The red brick facade is neo-Georgian or Federal Revival, with an old-fashioned boxy marquee. The Strand, today called the Strand Cinema, was recently refurbished and shows first-run, top box office movies. The cinema is also supposed to be haunted – and is actually listed as one of the 50 most haunted places in America! 11 Court Street, Skowhegan, Maine. 207-474-3451.
Skowhegan Recreation Center Playground
Located next to the Skowhegan Recreation Center, this newly built playground includes numerous features, and is completely fenced-in; making it perfect for smaller children. 39 Poulin Dr Skowhegan, Maine. 207-474-6901
Jimmy’s Market (207) 672-5528
Local grocery store with butcher, beer and liquor. Take a left out of NCR parking lot (north) on Rt 201 and go about 1-mile. Jimmy’s is just across from the Bingham Elementary School.
Bingham Video Rental (Video and DVD rentals)
Take a left out of the North Country Rivers parking lot and go about 1.5 miles down Rt 201 (north), Turn right on to Murray Street, and Jimmy’s will be on the left hand side of the road.
E.W. Moore Pharmacy (207) 672-3312
Turn left (north) out of North Country Rivers parking lot onto Rt 201 and go about 1-mile. It will be on the right hand side of the road.
First Congregational Church (207) 672-3218
Sunday morning services are at 9:30 am during the summer (late May/Early June) until the first Sunday in September. Then services begin at 10:30 am, with a fellowship hour following worship.
Turn left out of the North Country Rivers parking lot and head north on Rt 201 a little over 1-mile and turn right on the Meadow Street.
LaVallee’s Garage (207) 672-4951
Out of the parking lot, turn left (north) onto Rt 201. As you reach the end of Downtown Bingham, turn right onto Rt 16. Go 0.5 mile down the road and take a slight left onto Stream Rd. The garage is located about 0.5 miles down Stream Rd on the left hand side of the road.
William’s General Store (207) 672-5547
Fishing Gear, Fishing/Hunting licenses, snowmobile registration, ping-pong balls, and even soft serve ice cream. Take a left out of the NCR parking lot onto Rt 201 north. William’s General Store is approximately 2-miles up 201 over a little bridge and on the right.
Bingham Town Hall (207) 672-5519
ATV/Snowmobile State of Maine registrations office hours are Monday – Friday (9:00AM – 4:00PM). Take a left out of North Country Rivers parking lot and go approximately 1.5 miles. Then turn right onto Murray Street and the Town Hall is located on the right hand side of the road inside the Fire Station.
Scenic By-Way Laundry
Coin Washer/Dryers, Wash/Dry/folding services. Closed Tuesdays. Located just past Williams General Store (above). Turn left (north) onto Rt 201 and travel approximately 2-miles over a little bridge.
Hannaford’s Supermarket (207) 858-4800
Out of the NCR parking lot, take a right (south) onto Rt 201. Travel into skowhegan and turn right at the second set of lights. Located on right-hand side of the road (30 minute travel time).
Out of the NCR parking lot, take a right (south) onto Rt 201. Turn right at the second set of lights in Skowhegan onto Fairground Market Place (30 minute travel time).
Rite Aid Pharmacy (207)-474-2525
Out of the NCR parking lot, take a right (south) onto Rt 201. Follow the road into Skowhegan to 225 Madison Ave.
Garden Island Laundry Mat of Skowhegan
South on Rt 201 Left on to Jewett St (past Rite Aid – above) At the stop sign take a left onto North Ave. In less than 1-mile you’ll see Garden it on right hand side of the road.
Blackman’s Kennel (207)-474-8517
Dog kennel and daycare – Skowhegan.
School House Daycare (207)-672-4028