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.
This part of Maine, largely undeveloped, is home to a host of wildlife. Abundant and gorgeous, you may see the following fauna.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The closest mountain to Parkman, ME.
Offers a variety of hiking trails for all skill levels
Provides great views of the surrounding wilderness.
Requires a ferry ride across Moosehead Lake to access.
Offers challenging hikes for experienced hikers.
Beer, Wine & Spirits
Local spirits are available all around central Maine. Take a drive and enjoy what they have to offer!
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.