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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, 28 Jan 2015 05:33:00 +0000: Organizers say Snodeo ‘Huge Success’ - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — Snowmobile enthusiasts came out in full force over the weekend as Snodeo 2015 got underway Jan. 22 and continued until Jan. 24. The weekend was packed full of activities geared toward snowmobilers and their families.read more
  • Wed, 28 Jan 2015 05:33:00 +0000: What keeps the pond hockey teams coming back to Rangeley? - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    Contributed by Allen Wicken RANGELEY — It is the 9th Annual Edition of the New England Pond Hockey Festival, after all. Some of the teams have been participating from the beginning… the first annual tournament eight years ago…others have gotten the word that it is a great weekend and have added their own team personalities to the 12-rink excitement. Let us count the reasons:read more
  • Wed, 28 Jan 2015 05:33:00 +0000: Working Man Powder Days offered at Saddleback - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — As a way to reward hard-core skiers, Saddleback Maine announced that it will offer “Working Man Powder Days,” starting now through the rest of the 2015 ski season.read more
  • Sat, 24 Jan 2015 17:22:00 +0000: Three local men indicted on sex crimes - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    FARMINGTON - Three men have been indicted by a Franklin County grant jury this week. A total of 37  people were indicted  on 66 charges after two days of deliberation. William Sylvester, 40 of Phillips, was indicted on a Class A charge of gross sexual assault and a Class B charge of gross sexual assault. […]
  • Wed, 21 Jan 2015 06:28:00 +0000: RLRS building committee outlines priorities - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — According to a spokesperson, the Rangeley Lakes Regional School Building Committee has spent the last year and a half reviewing all the previous reports concerning the facility, completing an analysis of pressing needs required to update a school that was built almost 40 years ago in order to create an educational facility for the future.read more
  • Wed, 21 Jan 2015 06:28:00 +0000: Kyle Haley on EMCC deans list - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    BANGOR — Each semester the Academic Dean of Eastern Maine Community College prepares a list of those full time students who have earned a semester grade point average of 3.25 or higher at EMCC. Interim Academic Dean Elizabeth Russell acknowledged Kyle J. Haley of Rangeley for being on that list.
  • Wed, 21 Jan 2015 06:28:00 +0000: A winning weekend for CVA student athletes - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Carrabassett Valley Academy skiers and snowboarders took home some major hardware last weekend, compiling 11 first-place finishes, along with 20 other podium finishes. The Big Dog park and pipe snowboard and ski teams competed at a Maine Mountain Series Slopestyle at Saddleback in Rangeley Saturday, Jan.read more
  • Wed, 21 Jan 2015 06:28:00 +0000: Snodeo returns to the Rangeley area - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY & OQUOSSOC — The Rangeley Lakes Snowmobile Club is ready for this year’s Snodeo Jan. 22 to 24. Miller Lite is the Official Sponsor; the Rangeley Inn is the Field Headquarters. Events in Rangeley and Oquossoc will include riding, fun and entertainment.read more
  • Wed, 21 Jan 2015 06:28:00 +0000: Museum open for Snodeo & Pond Hockey Fest - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    OQUOSSOC — For the first time ever, the Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum in Oquossoc will open its doors in support of Rangeley’s celebrated Snodeo and New England Pond Hockey Tournament events.read more
  • Wed, 14 Jan 2015 06:12:00 +0000: Niboban Sporting Camps receives green light - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — Niboban Sporting Camps, based on the shores of Rangeley Lake, received its final permitting approval from the Maine Land Use Planning Commission recently. This approval is a major victory for the development team and they are excited to move forward with this unique model for Rangeley living. read more

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