Fourth of July in Jackman!

July Fourth, Independence Day, commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. The thirteen original colonies formed the United States of America, a brand new nation. Each year, citizens celebrate this special occasion with parades, fireworks, barbecues, games, and special events. Parade, Magic Show, Food, and Fireworks please adults and children alike. In Jackman, Maine,… 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


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


ATV Riding in the Country

Are you looking for adventure? Fun, excitement, and new experiences await you on the ATV trails in Jackman, Maine! The awe-inspiring beauty of majestic mountains, pristine streams, and cool, refreshing forest air rejuvenate visitors as they explore the vast countryside. Savor a picnic lunch at a resting spot that overlooks a peaceful valley, or capture… 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




The End of the Snowmobiling Season is Near, so Get in Your Rides!

Look at breathtaking views of quiet vistas and vast, untamed lands while enjoying the ride in the hub of western Maine snowmobiling. Referred to as the “Switzerland of Maine” by many, the extensive woodlands, fields, and streams in the area offer such a variety of outdoor activities that you could do something different every day.… Continue reading