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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. Historically known as a fisherman’s paradise, Rangeley’s 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, 24 Jun 2017 08:00:00 +0000: Rangeley Health and Wellness showcases country talent at annual benefit concert - Community News – Rangeley-Maine.com
    RANGELEY - Rangeley Health and Wellness and 99.9 The Wolf present “An Evening with Clint Black� at this year’s summer benefit concert at the Rangeley Wellness Pavilion on Saturday July 29. This much anticipated benefit concert raises money each year to help support vital health and wellness programs and services provided by RHW to the […]
  • Fri, 23 Jun 2017 23:50:00 +0000: Barbara Ann (Cullen) Meservey (1934-2017) - Community News – Rangeley-Maine.com
    FARMINGTON - Barbara Ann (Cullen) Meservey, 83, of Rangeley, passed away after a long illness on June 20, 2017 at Orchard Park Nursing Care Center. She was born Jan. 3, 1934, the daughter of Ralph Bernard and Lucy Ann (Petrochko) Cullen, and was raised in Clinton.
  • Wed, 21 Jun 2017 08:16:00 +0000: Rangeley • July 3rd in the Park returns - Community News – Rangeley-Maine.com
    RANGELEY — The Rangeley Lakes Chamber of Commerce announces the third annual July 3rd in the Park event. Monday, July 3, the park will come alive with activities, food and entertainment for all ages, all provided by area nonprofit organizations. According to organizers, this will be a true family day packed with fun.read more
  • Wed, 21 Jun 2017 08:16:00 +0000: Carrie Stevens Weekend, Lupine Festival slated - Community News – Rangeley-Maine.com
    OQUOSSOC — The Carrie Stevens Weekend and the Oquossoc Lupine Festival will be held the weekend of June 24 and 25 at the historical society’s Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum.read more
  • Wed, 21 Jun 2017 08:16:00 +0000: Rangeley seasonal friends, legacy scholarship winners announced - Community News – Rangeley-Maine.com
    RANGELEY � Recently, the awardees for the Seasonal Friends of Rangeley Scholarship and the Rangeley Lakes Area Legacy Scholarship were announced. Natalie Brooks is the 2017 winner of the Seasonal Friends of Rangeley Scholarship, a multi-year stipend totaling $3,500 that will help to pay her college tuition.read more
  • Wed, 21 Jun 2017 08:16:00 +0000: ‘Loons from the Lake’ special education program - Community News – Rangeley-Maine.com
    Submitted by Kevin Sinnett Rangeley Region Lake Cruises recently announced the continuation of its increasingly popular summer event designed to educate the public on the life, habits and reproduction of the majestic Common Loon.read more
  • Wed, 21 Jun 2017 08:15:00 +0000: World premiere of cello piece at Good Shepherd - Community News – Rangeley-Maine.com
    RANGELEY — The world premiere of “Adoration for solo cello,” written by Lucas Richman and performed by Scot Williams, will take place June 25, at the 9:30 a.m. service of the Church of the Good Shepherd. Richman is the Bangor Symphony Orchestra’s Conductor and Williams is a BSO cellist.read more
  • Wed, 21 Jun 2017 08:15:00 +0000: Maine International Film Fest comes to Rangeley - Community News – Rangeley-Maine.com
    RANGELEY -- The best films of the Maine International Film Festival will be shown at “MIFF in the Mountains” --eight films over four nights, Sunday through Wednesday, July 30 through Aug. 2, at the RFA Lakeside Theater in Rangeley. A different film will be shown at 5 and 8 p.m. each evening.read more
  • Wed, 21 Jun 2017 08:15:00 +0000: ‘Good Acoustics’ to play in Rangeley - Community News – Rangeley-Maine.com
    RANGELEY — The public is invited to join the Patnode Family for “A Lakeside Theater Fundraiser” — an evening to support the purchase of new digital movie projection equipment for the RFA Lakeside Theater — Friday, July 14.read more
  • Wed, 21 Jun 2017 08:15:00 +0000: Thank you for your support while I was ill - Community News – Rangeley-Maine.com
    To the residents of Rangeley and beyond, R.F. Ladies Auxiliary, family and friends: thank you for your support, generosity and help with getting me through my sickness. All I can say is thank you from the bottom of my heart, so I say “Thank you!” For those of you wondering, yes I wrote this myself, LOL.

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