Known by many as the Switzerland of Maine, Jackman is located at about the midway point of the Kennebec Chaudiere International Scenic Corridor in Somerset County, which stretches approximately 230 miles from Bath Maine to Quebec, Canada. The route follows and includes the Old Canada Road Scenic Byway along Route 201 North to 173 in Quebec through the Kennebec and Chaudiere valleys.
Situated on the shores of Big Woods Lake, Jackman provides access to over 60 lakes, ponds and streams and outdoor adventure abounds at every turn. Visit Attean Overlook, indulge in a guided fishing trip or just enjoy a welcome respite with beautiful western mountains and clear waters as your backdrop.
Jackman became connected to the international North American rail network upon completion the International of Maine Division of the transcontinental Canadian Pacific Railway in 1889. Jackman Lumber Company built the Bald Mountain Railroad in 1915 north from Jackman up Heald Stream and across the South Branch Penobscot River into Moose River Plantation. This logging railroad brought logs to the Jackman sawmill until 1926.
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