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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 –

  • Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:48:00 +0000: Rangeley police investigate break-in at Loony Bin - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — Police are investigating a forced entry into the Loony Bin convenience store and gas station on Main Street that was reported early Monday. Thieves made off with an undisclosed amount of cash and other items, police Chief Dennis Leahy said Tuesday. An employee reported the...
  • Thu, 21 Aug 2014 02:55:42 +0000: Next Community Breakfast on September 3rd at the Country Club Inn - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    Rangeley — The next Ladies/Community Breakfast will be on Wednesday September 3rd, at Country Club Inn 7 to 9 a.m. 56 Country Club Road, off Mingo Loop, Rangeley. So come on over, enjoy, and bring someone you love. Let’s show our community support and make every effort to attend and keep Ladies/Community Breakfast going. If...
  • Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:58:00 +0000: Freddy and Francine at Phillips Public Library on Aug. 26 - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    PHILLIPS - The Phillips Public Library presents an intimate concert with Los Angeles' Freddy and Francine on Tuesday, August 26. Freddy and Francine is comprised of Lee Ferris and Phillips native Bianca Caruso. Ferris and Caruso met while performing in the musical HaiR, Michael Butler's (original Broadway producer) 40th anniversary revival. Recently, Lee Ferris toured […]
  • Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:28:00 +0000: Talk on Islamic Extremism - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — The Church of the Good Shepherd will present “Exploring the Spirituality of Islamic Extremism” with the Rev. Ben Chase of Vermont, Wednesday, Aug. 20 at 7 p.m. in the church undercroft. Rev.
  • Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:27:00 +0000: Oquossoc Day: South of the Border Down Mexico Way - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    By Dee Menear Irregular Staff Writer OQUOSSOC — Rain held off for the annual Oquossoc Day festival Aug. 23 although low clouds and cool breezes kept activities on the lake to a minimum. The event included the ninth annual Doggie Parade, Wooden Boat Show, Boat Parade, live music and the return of The Dance at the Oquossoc Marina. read more
  • Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:27:00 +0000: Northwoods Gravel Grind planned - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — Participants will “grind” it out as they race over hills and around ponds following mostly gravel roads through the north woods of Maine in the first ever Northwoods Gravel Grind.read more
  • Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:27:00 +0000: Margaret Fuller Collins - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    FARMINGTON — Margaret Collins, 88, a lifelong resident of Rangeley, passed away peacefully Friday, Aug. 8, 2014 at Orchard Park Living Center.read more
  • Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:27:00 +0000: Rangeley Lakes Region Logging Museum - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — In celebration of the Rangeley Lakes Region Logging Museum’s “official opening” of hiking trails, its new annual event Trails & Sales Festival, which will include a variety of over 50 vendors, will be held at the logging museum fairgrounds Saturday, Aug. 23 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.read more
  • Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:27:00 +0000: Missile open house held - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    By Dee Menear Irregular Staff Writer RANGELEY — A group of citizens met one-on-one with representatives from the U.S. Missile Defense Agency Aug. 13 at the Rangeley Lakes Regional School. The open house was held in order for people to give feedback, share concerns and learn more about a potential missile interceptor base to be opened in Redington Township just outside of Rangeley.read more
  • Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:27:00 +0000: Old Home Sunday at Reeds Mill Church - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    MADRID — Old Home Sunday will be celebrated at Reeds Mill Church Sunday, Aug. 24. All are welcome to this nondenominational Christian “Church in the Wildwood.” A potluck picnic is held at noon —rain or shine. Attendees are asked to bring their place settings, beverages and dishes to share.read more

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