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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 –

  • Sun, 14 Dec 2014 15:31:00 +0000: Welcome to our world: Blake McHugh - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    WILTON - Cynthia Lambert and Nathanael McHugh are proud to announce the birth of their son, Blake Quinn McHugh at 1:29 p.m. on Sept. 21, 2014. Blake, weighing 6 pounds, 11 ounces and 20 inches long, is welcomed by his five siblings: Dalton Black, Macey Phillips, Hannah Phillips, Abigail Couture and Isabella McHugh.
  • Sun, 14 Dec 2014 14:24:00 +0000: Rangeley Parade of Trees a huge success - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY - This year's Parade of Trees Community Party was the most successful yet by raising a whopping $24,000 that will go to support to many local non-profit organizations. The popular event, co-sponsored by Rangeley Rotary Club and Chamber of Commerce, was held Dec. 6 at Saddleback Mountain. Businesses that donated decorated trees included Morton […]
  • Wed, 10 Dec 2014 05:54:00 +0000: ‘Bingo Friends’ December 17 - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — “Bingo Friends” will be held this month Wednesday, Dec. 17 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Rangeley Town House, 14 School Street. Organizer Mary Hembrow noted that there will be hugs, prizes, goodies and those “crazy ladies that run it: Pat, Anita and Mary.” It’s all free, including candy and everyone is welcome
  • Wed, 10 Dec 2014 05:54:00 +0000: Lighting, decorating contest in Phillips - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    PHILLIPS — There is going to be a lighting and decorating contest sponsored by the Sandy River Business Association. The contest is open to all Phillips, Avon and Madrid homes and businesses. There will be prizes for Most Colorful Home, Most Creative Home, Most Colorful Business, Most Creative Business.read more
  • Wed, 10 Dec 2014 05:54:00 +0000: Girls’ and Boys’ State attendees celebrated - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — Nov. 10, the American Legion Auxiliary with friends and family celebrated Rangeley’s 2014 Girls’ and Boys’ State attendees. “It was a festive occasion with much joy and cheer,” said Maryam Emami, Rangeley Lakes Regional School teacher.read more
  • Wed, 10 Dec 2014 05:54:00 +0000: The lighting of the Giving Tree of Rangeley - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    Contributed by Marie Sutherland RANGELEY — On a frigid night at the entrance to Rangeley’s Town Park, approximately 120 people came to watch an angel light the Giving Tree with her magic touch. The tree this year came to life for the Christmas season with 2,000 new lights and new star brightly shining on top.read more
  • Wed, 10 Dec 2014 05:54:00 +0000: Heavy snowfall predicted - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    By Dee Menear Irregular Staff Writer WESTERN MOUNTAINS — A weekend snow and ice storm spread through the western mountains over the weekend making for slick roads and walkways but adding another five to seven inches of snowfall to the winter season. Sugarloaf reported having 31 trails and five lifts open as of the morning of Dec. 8.
  • Mon, 08 Dec 2014 19:32:00 +0000: Peter Lynn Davenport (1947-2014) - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    KINGFIELD - Peter Lynn Davenport, 67, of Kingfield passed away peacefully on Dec. 6, 2014, at home surrounded by his family after a battle with cancer. He was born on Aug. 2, 1947, to Stanton and Margaret Davenport.
  • Wed, 03 Dec 2014 11:15:00 +0000: All MSAD 58 schools are open on Wednesday - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    PHILLIPS - School will be held in all MSAD 58 schools today. (Avon, Kingfield, Phillips and Strong). Superintendent's Secretary Cindy Dixon said, "We have not cancelled school. Buses will be on regular schedule."
  • Wed, 03 Dec 2014 06:21:00 +0000: Mountain holly days returns - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY & OQUOSSOC — The 11th annual Mountain Holly Days, sponsored by the Rangeley Lakes Chamber of Commerce, will be held Thursday through Sunday, Dec. 11 to 14 in the villages of Rangeley and Oquossoc.read more
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