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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, 23 Nov 2014 03:05:04 +0000: Breakfast with Santa on December 6th at the Wilhelm Reich Museum - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    “BREAKFAST WITH SANTA” Saturday, December 6th, 8 to 11 a.m. Wilhelm Reich Museum’s Conference Center Dodge Pond Road, Rangeley Admission $5.00 per person Santa, Mrs. Claus and the elves will be visiting the children again this year on Saturday December 6th at the Conference Center at the Wilhelm Reich Museum on Dodge Pond Road in Rangeley...
  • Sat, 22 Nov 2014 03:11:35 +0000: The Wilhelm Reich Infant Trust Kickstarter Campaign - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY, MAINE — Since October 21st, the Wilhelm Reich Museum of Rangeley has been part of an exciting online Kickstarter campaign to raise money for the Wilhelm Reich Documentary Film Project.  This full-length documentary will be the first thoroughly researched and factually accurate film narrative of renowned psychiatrist, research physician and scientist Wilhelm Reich whose published...
  • Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:49:00 +0000: Troop #1531 holds a dinner to honor local veterans - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    STRONG - Girl Scout Troop #1531 of Strong and Phillips held a dinner to honor local veterans on Nov. 15, 2014. The girls and adult volunteers prepared a spaghetti dinner, salad, peas, and garlic bread with apple crisp and whipped cream for dessert. Local Veterans and their spouses were invited and in attendance were: 1 […]
  • Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:35:00 +0000: Owner of new store hopes to take part in Phillips revitalization - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    PHILLIPS - The owner of the area's newest business is serving up pizzas and sandwiches from his location Route 4, while hoping to contribute to the town's economic growth. Jon Burrington, 25 of Phillips, moved to the region a couple years ago from Philadelphia, where he has roughly six years experience in the restaurant industry. […]
  • Wed, 19 Nov 2014 04:55:00 +0000: New kiosks launched throughout area - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    FRANKLIN COUNTY — A ribbon cutting ceremony is planned for the installation of the Maine High Peaks Art and Heritage Loop kiosks Saturday, Nov. 22. The kiosks are located in five towns along the driving loop: Kingfield, Carrabassett Valley, Eustis, Rangeley and Phillips.read more
  • Wed, 19 Nov 2014 04:55:00 +0000: Talk to focus on dairy and aging - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — A presentation on dairy and the dietary needs of aging adults and a butter churning demonstration will be held Monday, Dec. 1 at 1 p.m. at the Rangeley Townhouse Community Room/Rangeley meal site at 14 School Street. This presentation is free and open to the public.read more
  • Wed, 19 Nov 2014 04:55:00 +0000: ‘Tis the season to show RLRLM’s appreciation! - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    Many thanks to everyone that helped the Rangeley Lakes Region Logging Museum achieve its most successful Apple Harvest Festival fundraiser — ever! Festival guests seemed to certainly enjoy a fun-filled, delicious food-filled, vendor-filled day despite the occasional drizzly weather and apples were certainly aplenty!read more
  • Wed, 19 Nov 2014 04:55:00 +0000: Hunters’ ball features Mallett Brothers - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — Moose Alley is celebrating the season with a Hunters’ Ball Saturday, Nov. 22, from 9 to 11:45 p.m. The doors open at 7 p.m.read more
  • Wed, 19 Nov 2014 04:55:00 +0000: Museum raising funds for documentary - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — Since Oct. 21, the Wilhelm Reich Museum has been part of an online Kickstarter campaign to raise money for the Wilhelm Reich Documentary Film Project.read more
  • Wed, 12 Nov 2014 06:09:00 +0000: RLRLM thanks Seacoast Security Systems! - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    The Rangeley Lakes Region Logging Museum received a very special museum visitor in mid- September from Scott Haynes, Owner of Seacoast Security Systems in West Rockland, Maine. Scott, at first, acted like any other of our awestruck visitors; he was given our historical intro, information of exhibit highlights, etc.read more
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