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Rangeley Lakes – Maine’s Four Seasons Resort Area

Located in an area consisting of 99% forest and water, lies Maine’s western mountains and the six Rangeley Lakes. The Town of Rangeley, Oquossoc Village, Dallas Plantation, Rangeley Plantation and Sandy River Plantation comprise the regions settlements. The year ’round population of approximately 1,500+ inhabitants swells to almost 10,000 during the popular summer tourist season.

A great place to raise a family, retire and an ideal vacation destination for every season, this resort area offers a multitude of activities for both young and old. Spring ushers in the fishing season with trophy-sized Salmon and Brook Trout, along with abundant wildlife and wildflowers. Summer offers almost every sport imaginable, from 18 hole golf to all types of water sports. Scenic highways and hiking trails, including the Appalachian Trail, lead to panoramic overlooks and sight-seeing flights offer unparalled views during the summertime. September welcomes the Autumn season with some of the most beautiful fall foliage in the country, while bountiful game including moose, deer and upland birds beckon the advent of the hunting season. By November, snow blankets the region, signaling the start to alpine ski season and the opening of Rangeley’s Saddleback Ski area. Groomed village and mountain nordic paths and snowmobile trails are open by December, offering snowmobilers some of the best riding in the Northeast.

For vacationers, the towns of Rangeley and Oquossoc both offer a varied array of accommodations, including hotels, maine vacation rental cabins, cottages, homes, condos and townhouses, inns, bed & breakfasts, Maine sporting camps and campgrounds. Those who have visited Rangeley can attest: once you have explored this beautiful area, you will want to return again and again.

Rangeley restaurants feature everything from pizza to lobster, while delis serve up all the essentials for a picnic in the great outdoors. Rangeley area services and shops provide the visitor with all the necessities needed for their vacation, in addition to a wonderful selection of sporting goods and gifts. Civic, religious and other groups meet frequently and welcome guests, while the town and other organizations offer a varied selection of cultural events.

The area can be reached over highways or directly by charter air service. Or, fly into Portland or Bangor and drive the two and a half hour trip to Rangeley.

– Local News, Features and Events –

  • Sat, 21 Feb 2015 22:37:00 +0000: New easement for public access in Franklin County applauded - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    PHILLIPS - It was as much a celebration of the 5,774-acre conservation easement as it was the successful collaboration of varied interests who all worked together to make it happen. On Saturday, the Phillips Area Community Center was packed with snowshoers and snowmobile enthusiasts, hikers and ATV riders, nature-loving conservationists, hunters and timber harvesters, all […]
  • Wed, 18 Feb 2015 08:38:00 +0000: Vera Kencis - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    FARMINGTON — Vera Kencis, 93, of Rangeley, died Saturday morning, Feb. 7, 2015, at the Sandy River Center for Healthcare and Rehabilitation. She was born Vera Assur on Feb. 27, 1921, in Riga, Latvia. She left Latvia when the Soviets invaded and went to Germany
  • Wed, 18 Feb 2015 08:38:00 +0000: New executive chef revamps Saddleback menu - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — Chef Patrick Friel has logged some hours in the kitchen, and like many great chefs, he started young through apprenticeship. Born in Germany, his passion for cooking began at age eight with his grandmother who showed him traditional techniques and recipes. In 1987, Friel’s formal journey into the world of cooking began when the Bethel Inn hired him as a line cook.read more
  • Wed, 18 Feb 2015 08:38:00 +0000: Forks in the Air to participate in Maine Restaurant Week - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — Forks in the Air Mountain Bistro will join restaurants across the state for the seventh annual Maine Restaurant Week, taking place March 1 to 14. This year will mark the second time the Rangeley favorite has participated in the annual event.read more
  • Wed, 18 Feb 2015 08:37:00 +0000: Ecumenical supper planned, March 1 - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — The annual ecumenical soup/bread/desserts supper will be held Sunday, March 1 at the Episcopal Church Undercroft, 2614 Main Street, from 5 to 7 p.m. There will be soups, with bread and/or crackers from each of the 4 churches, and desserts from each of the four churches. The cost will be just $5 for adults and $2 for children under the age of 10. read more
  • Wed, 11 Feb 2015 05:32:00 +0000: Pond Hockey Fest celebrates 9th year - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    Photos & Story by Heidi Murphy Irregular staff RANGELEY – In the wake of a snowstorm, close to 30 men’s and women’s pond hockey teams descended on Rangeley for the Ninth Annual New England Pond Hockey Festival Jan. 3- through Feb. 1.
  • Wed, 11 Feb 2015 05:32:00 +0000: Park Shark Series Big Air slated - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — The second event in the Park Shark Series, the Big Air Competition, will be held at Saddleback Maine Sunday, March 8, beginning at 12 p.m. in the terrain park. Points will be awarded. Registration is in the Base Lodge from 9 to 11 a.m
  • Wed, 11 Feb 2015 05:32:00 +0000: Rail Jam at Saddleback - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — Saddleback Maine’s Friday Night Lights Rail Jam is held once a month from 4 to 6 p.m. in the terrain park. The next one is Feb.
  • Wed, 11 Feb 2015 05:31:00 +0000: Vienna woman pleads guilty in Phillips meth manufacturing case - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    By Donna Perry Special to the Irregular FARMINGTON — The last of four defendants in a methamphetamine manufacturing operation on Rangeley Road in Phillips pleaded guilty Wednesday, Feb. 4, according to court documents.read more
  • Wed, 11 Feb 2015 05:31:00 +0000: Book reading, discussions planned - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — Books, Lines and Thinkers Bookstore has once again lined up some great reading for its book discussions for the rest of the winter and the coming spring.read more

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