About Inn By The River – The Forks Maine

Comfortable Maine Lodging and Dining in The Forks, Maine

Inn By The River is a small hotel-style inn located in The Forks, Maine.

  • Ten spacious private guest rooms; each with a private bath.
  • King rooms with screened porches, whirlpool tubs and a view of the Kennebec River.
  • Queen and double rooms available.
  • Dining and pub on site.
  • Fun, friendly staff who love the outdoors and enjoy your company!
  • Hundreds of miles of groomed Maine ITS snowmobile trails.
  • Wildlife such as deer, moose, eagles and osprey regularly seen from the Inn.
  • Flower and vegetable gardens providing the restaurant with fresh ingredients.
  • Whitewater rafting, hiking, mountain-biking, tubing, fly fishing, ice fishing, canoeing, and kayaking readily available.
  • Front porch for reading, relaxing and watching the river flow by.
  • Our Great Room has a tempting field-stone fireplace kept blazing on chilly days.

“It’s The People That Make The Difference! The Most Fun and Friendly Staff you can find Anywhere!”
~ Trish and Steve from Connecticut

Four Seasons of Comfort, Fun and Adventure!

  • Summer: Maine Whitewater Rafting, Sightseeing, Fishing, Moose and Bird Watching, Maine’s Largest Waterfall, Nightly Campfires by the river and much more!
  • Fall: The most beautiful Foliage anywhere! Leaf Peeping in style, Hunting Packages, and our Halloween Extravaganza!
  • Winter: Snowmobiling Maine and New England’s Best Trails, Cross Country Skiing, Snow Shoeing, New Year’s Bash, Lovers Valentine Weekend, Snow Jam Acoustic Music Weekend and Much More!
  • Spring: Rafting the Kennebec and Dead Rivers, Fishing, Moose and Bird-Watching

The view from the Inn is lovely in any season.

Even in the mist and fog!

Hummingbird feeders on the porch delight guests.

The winter deer feeding program brings them close to the Inn.

Enjoy the outdoor fire as the sun sets in the valley.

Cozy, comfortable rooms.

Trail access right from the back yard.

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The Forks, Maine

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