Department of Transportation.
The Old Canada Road Scenic Byway is a snapshot in time. Tracing the route of generations of travelers between Maine and Quebec, this segment of U.S. Rt. 201 winds right alongside the Kennebec River, Wyman Lake, and the Dead River. Encounter old-time villages and abundant wildlife in mountain ridges, forests, and rivers.
Getting to the Byway:
###From Augusta, ME### * Take I-95 northeast to Fairfield. * Merge onto US-201 and go north through Skowhegan. * Just past Lakewood, ME-43 meets US-201 where the byway begins.
Navigating the Byway:
U.S. 201 follows the old river trading paths of the Abenaki tribe, leading visitors back in time through towns where turn-of-the-century homes line the main thoroughfare. This byway passes through The Forks, where the Dead and Kennebec Rivers meet. This area is well-known for rafting expeditions down these swift-flowing rivers. * The byway starts at the intersection of US 201 and ME-43 northwest of Skowhegan, ME. * Travel north on US 201 through Solon, Bingham, Moscow, Caratunk, West Forks, Jackman and Moose River. * The route ends at the US international border crossing at Sandy Bay.