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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 –

  • Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:30:00 +0000: Rangeley selectmen consider ATV trail request - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    By Dee Menear Irregular Staff Writer RANGELEY — The Rangeley Board of Selectmen met April 15 in the Town Office building. The public was invited to speak and resident Nate Nichols took the opportunity to address the board regarding its recent decision not to appoint Earl Ross as Interim Road Commissioner.read more
  • Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:30:00 +0000: ‘SHOUT! The Mod Musical’ comes to LakesideTheater - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — A nostalgic nod to London’s swinging 60s takes to the Rangeley Friends of the Arts Lakeside Theater stage from May 23 to 26 with SHOUT! The Mod Musical. Since the original production debuted off-Broadway, this hip musical comedy revue has sold out all over the U.S. and U.K.read more
  • Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:30:00 +0000: Rangeley Friends of the Arts withdraws application - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    By Dee Menear Irregular Staff Writer RANGELEY — During the April 15 Rangeley Selectmen’s meeting, Rangeley Friends of the Arts, represented by Linda Sykes, withdrew permit applications seeking to hold events at Lakeside Park. Through several legal opinions, it has been determined that allowing the Joan Frost Memorial Art Show and Art in August at the Town Park would be illegalread more
  • Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:30:00 +0000: Maine author to visit the Rangeley School - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — Thursday, May 8, Maine children’s book author Lynn Plourde will visit Rangeley Lakes Regional School. During an opening assembly with grades K-5, Plourde will share books interactively on slides and turn one into a simple play. She will then meet with smaller groups of students to share extra stories and writing advice.read more
  • Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:52:00 +0000: Cultural exchange between Maine and Maritimes fostered by sister festivals - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    CARTHAGE - Crossroads International Celtic Festival in collaboration with the Festival of Small Halls will present a promotional tour in the region as part of a cultural exchange between Maine and the Maritimes at Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center in Carthage on Wednesday, April 30, and at Phillips Area Community Center in Phillips on Thursday, […]
  • Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:39:00 +0000: Rangeley School Easter Bunny Drawing Winners - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
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  • Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:38:00 +0000: Leith Annis Crocker Cameron - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    FARMINGTON — Leith Annis Crocker Cameron, 87, of Rangeley, died April 7, 2014 at Franklin Memorial Hospital in Farmington. read more
  • Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:38:00 +0000: Sheriff seeks public’s help - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    SANDY RIVER PLANTATION — The Franklin County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a female who is suspected of stealing a backpack containing several items March 29 at Saddleback. read more
  • Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:38:00 +0000: Helicopter rides benefit ski scholarships - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    SANDY RIVER PLANTATION — Acadian Seaplanes will be offering helicopter rides at Saddleback Maine from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 19. Rides are $40 per person
  • Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:38:00 +0000: Easter on Saddleback - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    SANDY RIVER PLANTATION — Saddleback Maine recently announced its lineup of events for Easter Sunday, April 20. Easter Brunch is planned for the Food Court from 8:30 to 10 a.m. The Rev. Peter Panagore will be holding an Easter Service at the top of the Rangeley Chair at Saddleback Maine at 10 a.m.
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