Skowhegan, Maine

  • Skowhegan, Maine

Skowhegan, Maine

Skowhegan, Maine is centrally located to everything, offering both a vibrant and unique downtown with close proximity to outdoor recreational areas. The Kennebec River runs through Skowhegan’s charming downtown area, and the town is easy to navigate with pedestrian friendly sidewalks, downtown green spaces, and interesting and upgraded building facades. Skowhegan has something for everyone with cafés, shops and merchants all set in and among a collection of beautiful historic structures that come together to celebrate the diversity of the town.

A national Main Street designated downtown!

TIP! Start your visit of downtown Skowhegan at “The Bankery” located:

87 Water Street, Skowhegan, ME  (map)

Some photographs by Jonathan Wheaton and Sam Horine

Downtown features:

  • Waterfront - on the Kennebec River
  • Beautiful historic buildings
  • Locally-owned shops, restaurants and bars
  • Beautiful river walk & a swinging bridge!
  • Sculptures by renowned artist Bernard Langlais



The exciting highlights below are here to tempt you, 
but there is much more to explore in downtown Skowhegan, Maine!

Dog on a leash

Dog Friendly Area:

Skowhegan River Walk (info)


Upcoming Events

For a complete list of events in Skowhegan, Maine,
please visit:


The Downtown Beat

Bath Farmers Market

Don’t miss these great Maine downtown Farmers’ Markets!

It’s always fun to go to a farmers’ market, browse the appealing stalls, mingle with the local purveyors and artisans, and even listen to live music.

We’ve crafted a list for you here that goes a bit beyond the traditional market.

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Gardiner Maine Historic Downtown Area (by BC)

Ten Main Streets in Maine you should absolutely visit!

Main Street Maine highlights 10 Maine’s National Main Street communities that are vibrant places to find local food, shops, cultural happenings and great New England architecture. The following

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Old Mill Pub Outside Deck in Skowhegan, Maine (01

Lunch with a view, perched above the Kennebec River gorge! (Skowhegan, Maine)

You might have driven many times above the 1977 Margaret Chase Smith Bridge and never noticed the wonderful Old Mill Pub that is perched atop

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Map & Directions:

Map & Directions:


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