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Parkman Provides the Perfect Rural Maine Experience

Parkman is a historic village in the heart of Maine. Rich in history and welcoming to visitors, Parkman was incorporated in 1822 and is currently home to approximately 800.

Experience the best of old Maine by visiting local landmarks — the Parkman Congregational Church, a classic New England white clapboard structure, and the Parkman Grange Hall.











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This part of Maine, largely undeveloped, is home to a host of wildlife. Abundant and gorgeous, you may see the following fauna.

Dragonwood Property


There is plenty of hiking right on the Dragonwood property and surrounding forests!

Guilford River Walk

3 Miles Away

Less than 20 minutes away, the easy path goes for 3 miles winding through the riverfront and downtown with beautiful vistas of the river.

Toby Falls

14 Miles Away

Less than 30 minutes away. The Falls is normally a slide-type waterfall, but during high water it looks more like a horsetail as water speeds over and down a polished, smooth black colored ledge at a 45 degree angle.

Peaks Kenny State Park

25 Miles Away

This is a seasonal public recreation area covering 813 acres in the south shore of Sebec Lake. White sandy beach, hiking trails with kayak rentals available.

Houston Brook Falls

36 Miles Away

Houston Brook Falls is a .5 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Bingham Maine about 50 minutes away. The waterfall is good for all skill levels and the trail is primarily used for hiking, walking and snowshoeing and is accessible year round. Dogs are invited on this trail.

Moxie Falls

57 Miles Away

Moxie Falls is a waterfall about an hour away. At a vertical drop of over 90 feet into a pool about 17 feet deep. The falls are part of the Moxie Stream.

Hiking Locales

Central Maine is a perfect place for hikes of various levels of difficulty. There's plenty of nature to hike right around our property, but there is no shortage of locations a drive away if you're feeling more adventurous.

Manhanock Pond

Dragonwood is situated on 1200 feet of shoreline on Manhanock Pond. With 475 acres of water, the pond has a medium depth of 6 feet and a maximum depth of 36 feet. Bass are stocked regularly as part of the the catch and release program.

Moosehead Lake

Mooshead Lake, 64 miles from Dragonwood, is a 45 minute drive. A deep, cold water lake, Moosehead is the 2nd largest lake in New England and the largest mountain lake in the Eastern US.


22 Miles

The closest mountain to Parkman, ME.

Big Moose

39 Miles

Offers a variety of hiking trails for all skill levels

Eagle Rock

47 Miles

Provides great views of the surrounding wilderness.

Mount Kineo

50 Miles

Requires a ferry ride across Moosehead Lake to access.

White Cap

61 Miles

Offers challenging hikes for experienced hikers.

Guided Hikes

Several mountains offer stunning views and hiking opportunities for all levels.

Dragonfly Farm Winery

27 Miles

Mossy Ledge Spirits

32 Miles

Brewery’s Gordon’s Grog

21 Miles

Oak Pond Brewery

39 Miles

Out Land Brewery

33 Miles

Bissell Brothers

26 Miles

Beer, Wine & Spirits

Local spirits are available all around central Maine. Take a drive and enjoy what they have to offer!

Piscataquis County Club & Golf Course

4.5 Miles

Friends of Community Fitness

5 Miles | $5 Day Passes

Piscataquis County Ice Arena

10 Miles

Eureka Farms

30 Miles

Big Squaw Mountain Ski Area

36 Miles

Ghost Trains

118 Miles

Local Establishments

Piscataquis County Club and Golf course is close, a mere 5 mile drive. Open the the public, the 9 hole course and practice putting area are available to Dragonwood guests. Please contact one of the staff to schedule a tee time.

 The “Ghost Trains” are an errily fascinating bit of Maine history. The ancient trains, tracks and equipment are accessible only by snowmobile in the winter and make for a very memorable day trip.

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