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L.L. Bean Outdoor Discovery School

Main Street, Freeport, ME
+1 800-559-0747 ext. 37222
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Was looking forward to getting some shopping done but nothing was reasonably priced - the outlet... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Bishopville, Maryland
via mobile
Quality tours with knowledgeable instructors

I have done more than one tour with the L.L. Bean outdoor discovery school. One tour was a kayak... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Learn fishing, paddling, kayaking at the school.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“clay shooting” (19 reviews)
“kayak tour” (6 reviews)
“fly fishing” (10 reviews)
Main Street, Freeport, ME
+1 800-559-0747 ext. 37222
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Was looking forward to getting some shopping done but nothing was reasonably priced - the outlet store near me has better deals. We got ice cream at Ben and Jerry and took some photos but didn't buy anything.

Thank Seasidesewing
Reviewed 3 days ago

I have done more than one tour with the L.L. Bean outdoor discovery school. One tour was a kayak trip on the islands which was thoroughly enjoyable. I felt safe and properly guided. The food was great and the instructors/guides were incredible. My most recent...More

Thank Joyfullyinme
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These guys were great! I was able to take my wife to a 2 hour Archery course last summer and will do something with hem this year as well.. Well organized and very professional and pleasant folks. Nice location and run by LL Bean. Also...More

Thank Kenneth L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Killer Keith was so wonderful. The best combination of serious and fun. Jon was also a super instructor. We had a nice small group, and the instructors said the best time to go is first thing in the morning. They could use a few extra...More

Thank 40yearOldGirlScout
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best $25 I spent!!! We were first given a talk and then put what we learned to practice. It was just five of us. I had so much fun I went and bought an archery set from Bean! The next time I would like to...More

Thank mango_eater
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Third time we have done the 2 hour paddleboarding course. Always get a great crew (Paul and Laurie this time). Just enough time to learn and have some fun. Instructors are helpful, knowledgeable and fun. Incredible value.

Thank apmalone10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a show stopper people, You are instructed by a trained expert on safe handling and use of a shot gun, after you receive a safety briefing your allowed to shoot clay discs that are mechanically thrown into air ,all under the careful eye...More

Thank larry F
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Had a Stand up paddle board lesson at the outdoor center. First everything from the water shoes, to the life jacket, wet and all the paddle board equipment is included. Instructors were great, learned the basics and then went out on the water to practice....More

Thank Jimmy H
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

We had Tim and Dell show us and our 2 teens how to shoot clay targets. After safety points and an overview, we were put into 2 groups. It was fun. Tim gave lots of good tips. We even saw a family of woodchucks. For...More

1  Thank Dragonbaby
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

I had a great time there a place you should visit for sure spend a great part of the day visiting and shopping g

Thank Mike D
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13 October 2015|
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Response from Conrad R | Reviewed this property |
I do not know, but a call to the customer service department should provide an answer
15 September 2015|
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Response from Kiminsa | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure what the question is. To book the activities, like the kayaking, you go online to their Discovery Experience.