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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 –

  • Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:41:00 +0000: Phillips man arrested following alleged sexual contact, restraint near Sandy River - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    FARMINGTON - One of two men accused of attempting to force two female juveniles to have sex with them near Prescott Field was arrested on a warrant Saturday. Shawn Burnell, 21, of Phillips, was arrested on a warrant by Farmington Police Department Officer Derrick Doucette on July 26 and charged with unlawful sexual contact, criminal […]
  • Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:50:00 +0000: RFA Home Tour & “Taste of Rangeley” is Aug. 5 - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY - The very popular RFA Home Tour & “Taste of Rangeley” will begin earlier again this year (11:30 a.m.) to allow more time to explore the fabulous homes that have been selected for this summer schedule. The self-guided tour will showcase some of the area’s most interesting homes on Aug. 5. The “Taste of […]
  • Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:38:00 +0000: New exhibits at the Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum draw visitors - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    OQUOSSOC - Following on the success of “Rangeley’s Famous Trout and Salmon”, which premiered in June, the Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum (OSHM) in Oquossoc has experienced a big jump in visitors with the opening of two additional exhibits. "'Stan Bogdan, The World’s Greatest Fly Reel Maker' and 'George Shepard Page, The Man Who Changed Rangeley […]
  • Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:31:00 +0000: Annual Cookout and Event draws large crowd - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News

    RRG&SA held its Annual Cookout and Event on July 17, 2014. Over 100 people attended, and many in the group participated in rifle/pistol shooting, trap shooting, archery, and flycasting for a chance to win fabulous raffle prizes generously donated by Cabela’s. RRG&SA was pleased to honor two individuals who have made significant contributions to our organization and the Rangeley Region. Maine Game Warden, Reggie Hammond, was thanked for his 22 years of service, conserving and protecting our fish and game resources. Stephanie Palmer was honored for her 17 years of leading the Junior Guide Program.  Reggie and Stephanie were awarded commemorative plaques in appreciation of their hard work, dedication, and leadership.

    After the awards ceremony, the membership voted to accept the recommendation of the Board of Director’s for board members and officers. Marcia Baker, Tom Clough, Don Curtiss, and David Kretzing were elected to three-year terms on the board of directors. Sheri Oldham-President, Kevin Sinnett-Vice-President, Elaine Holcombe-Secretary, and Doug Rose-Treasurer were re-elected to their current positions.

    The crowd then heard a presentation from Jason Clere and Peter Brockett of Brookfield Renewable Energy about the current status of the Upper Dam construction, as well as the plans and timeline for project completion. Many questions from the audience were asked and answered.

    RRG&SA wishes to thank the many club member volunteers who helped make this such a fun-filled and successful event.

  • Wed, 23 Jul 2014 04:54:00 +0000: Morin and Pepin to be inducted into Logger’s Hall of Fame - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — Luc Morin and Leo Pepin will be inducted into the Rangeley Lakes Region Logging Museum’s Logger’s Hall of Fame Friday, July 25 during the 34th annual Logging Festival’s Evening Program which begins at 7 p.m. in the Church of the Good Shepherd on Main Street.read more
  • Wed, 23 Jul 2014 04:54:00 +0000: Seeking little woodchips - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — The Rangeley Lakes Region Logging Museum invites every girl and boy aged 6 to 8 to sign up for the Little Miss and Mister Woodchip Contest being held July 25 at 7 p.m. in the Church of the Good Shepherd (Episcopal), Rangeley. The Woodchip program is part of the logging museum’s 34th annual logging festival, July 25 and 26.read more
  • Wed, 23 Jul 2014 04:54:00 +0000: Library celebrates 10 years of Galas - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — This summer will mark the 10th anniversary of the Rangeley Public Library’s Summer Gala celebrations.read more
  • Wed, 23 Jul 2014 04:53:00 +0000: Summer Divas come to Rangeley - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — The Rangeley Friends of the Arts will present the seventh annual RFA Summer Divas. This year’s theme, Show-Stopping Divas, will feature great songs and hits of the last six decades.read more
  • Wed, 23 Jul 2014 04:53:00 +0000: ‘Art in August’ arrives August 7 - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    OQUOSSOC — Rangeley Friends of the Arts has announced that the 34th annual “Art in August” show will be held in the heart of Oquossoc Village. Always the first Thursday in August, the show will take place Aug. 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Wed, 23 Jul 2014 04:53:00 +0000: Evening of poetry returns - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — Sunday, Aug. 3, lovers of poetry will gather at 6 p.m. on the lawn of the Ecopelagicon nature store, 7 Pond Street, to honor poet Hugh Ogden (1937- 2006). Maine Poet Laureate Wesley McNair will read from his work

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