Take our scenic mountain trails that lead to breath-taking views atop some of our spectacular mountain peaks. The Jackman area has a variety of trails east to challenging. Hiking mountains close to us are, Sally Mountain, Bald Mountain, Number 5 Mountain and if you do not mind traveling 30 minutes from Jackman, you can take a ferry over and hike Mount Kineo in Rockwood. Each mountain is unique in its own beautiful way.
From the most experience canoeist, to the beginner, the Jackman area waterways have every kind water to suit your needs.
Attean Lake boat landing is only two miles from our cabins. Attean is one of our most beautiful lakes/ponds with sandy, private beaches you and your family can canoe to for a relaxing picnic or just to relax in the sun. There are miles and miles of other linked waterways for you to explore. Canoe's, life jackets, and paddles are free for guests.
The Jackman Moose river area has some of the highest moose concentrations in the entire state. Depending on the time of year, will depend on how many moose you can see. There are a couple of places in the area that we can send you to, that offer "moose watching float trips".
These are from either canoes, float plane or pontoon boats. Or for the more adventurous, you can take a private "Wildlife photography" tour with one of our professional Maine guides. Costs to hire a guide start at $200 a day and depends on how many, how long, and what is used for transportation.
Please take note when driving up 201, Watch carefully for moose. They can weigh as much as 1,500 pounds, it's like hitting a brick wall. Their hair is dark brown/black very hard to see them in the dark.
A few years ago the state of Maine went to a new law regulating ATVing. To go ATVing in Maine you must "stay on marked ATV trails" This area has some of the most challenging and scenic trails in Maine. Hundreds of miles of well-maintained trails, leading all over the state.
No need to trailer your ATV to a trail, you can leave right from our cabins. For State laws and regulations go to www.mefishwildlife.com. You can register your ATV online with them or wait and register in town at a local store.
Plane rides are one of the best and most scenic ways to see the area. You can chose to see the area either by float plane or wheel plane.
We can set you up with a certified pilot when you stay with us or check out
Jackman Moose River 9-hole Golf Course This 1,976 yard, par 31 course with spectacular views, is one of the most challenging courses you can play at. It may not be as many holes as you’re used to, but guaranteed you will admit it's not your average golf course.
Trail access right from our cozy cabin The northwestern mountains of Maine, is one of the best snowmobiling destinations in the whole north east. The areas snowmobile club starts grooming the trails around December 15 (when the groomer contract starts) and ends about April 15th, as long as the snow lasts. For trail reports visit https://www.borderridersclub.com/
The Jackman area has some of the best ice fishing in the state of Maine. Some ice fishing can be done near town with a quick ride down onto Big Wood Lake, but for the more adventurous fisher, you can go by snowmobile to some of the areas remote ponds. The fish we catch are brook trout, landlock salmon, splake, bass and perch.
Snowshoeing and cross country skiing are great winter activities here in the north . See and photograph wildlife, as you can sneak up on them better than on a snow machine.
Enjoy nature in all it glory and visit many of the waterfalls in the area of Jackman.
Jim Mac Falls north of Jackman is one of the Jackman Regions treasures! You can find these falls approximately 8 miles North of Jackman on 201 on the right hand side of the road. It is the only picnic area between Jackman and the Border.
Cold Stream Falls is in easy hike in the Jackman Moose River Region.
Heald Stream Falls is a beautiful remote waterfall that can be found in the Jackman Moose River Region.
Slidedown is a pretty oasis among acres of logged land, a cascading waterfall with cool deep pools and boulders smoothed into museum-worthy sculpture.
Birding is a popular sport in the spring and summer in the Jackman Maine area. Nearby you can find some life birds like the Gray Jay, Boreal Chickadee or maybe even an American Three-Toed Woodpecker. A wide variety of habitat such as lakes, bogs, fields and forest draws many different species to the area. Even winter has brought the Snowy Owl to town.
Jackman is only 17 miles from the Canadian Border. With this in mind, many visitors who stay in the region go into Quebec for day trips.
U.S. citizens can present a valid: U.S. Passport; Passport Card; Enhanced Driver’s License for boarder crossing.