The ice fishing season in Northern Maine has been extended until April 21st. The Maine Warden Service urges caution by testing the thickness of the ice in several areas. The weather can change rapidly this time of year, so please be cautious of open water. Open water fishing season started April 1st, if you are… Continue reading
One of the residents of Jackman was out last evening and captured the evening sunset. You can see the snowy road and the logs along the side of the road covered with snow. Thank you Diane. This is perfect.
We have been getting a lot of snow this season but it seems the winds that have been blowing the past few days has cause the most problems: snow drifts on the roads and trails and everywhere in between. Everyone is shoveling or plowing and then it blows back again. Then they call the big… Continue reading
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
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
We at the Chamber of Commerce would like to thank everyone who participated in the parade and 4th of July festivities. Photos coming soon!
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
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
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, 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