It is Leaf Peeping Time!

It is leaf peeping panorama! Do you own a camera? Do you love the fall? Why not check out what Jackman offers! The State of Maine has a wide assortment of leaf peeping opportunities, including the Old Canada Road (Route 201) Byway that starts in Skowhegan and rolls northward, twisting and turning by mountains and… Continue reading


Autumn Fun in Jackman

First of all, travel Route 201 to Jackman in autumn and discover the beauty of the “Old Canada Road” National Scenic Byway. Wind your way alongside the Kennebec River while filling your senses with its array of fall colors and elegant mountains. It’s fun for the whole family! Not only does Jackman have the best… Continue reading



Summertime Recreation in Jackman ~ The Sally Mountain Hike

The Sally Mountain Hike, one of my favorite hikes in Jackman, boasts of a splendid panoramic view of Attean Lake and majestic mountains. The 4.8 miles, give or take,  appeals to hikers who enjoy moderate to strenuous adventures. How Did Sally Mountain Get its Name? Captain Samuel Holden was the first to call this remote… Continue reading


Jackman-Moose River Memorial Day Honor Activities

Memorial Day, also known as Decoration Day, is a federal holiday to remember those who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. The Memorial Day parade starts at the Jackman Town Office at 10:00 a.m. and proceeds down Main Street, stopping occasionally for a ceremony along the way. A luncheon will be held… Continue reading


History Trail Guide of the Moose River Valley

Mystery…strange disappearances… Visitors of all ages enjoy the Trail Guide of the Moose River Valley. This publication delves into the rich history of interesting spots along the Old Canada Road National Scenic Byway, starting at the museum right on Main Street in Jackman. Curiosity guided Anita Della Fera, the author, as she researched locations of… Continue reading


Jackman Maine Birding in Springtime

Jackman, with its surrounding habitat of woods, fields, and waterways, provides optimal opportunities not only for viewing birds as they return from migration to build their fine nests of grass and twigs, but also those that ruffed the cold Maine winter. Visitor birders enjoy the sport of spotting and identifying various species, including the Boreal… Continue reading