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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, 09 Apr 2014 05:58:00 +0000: Avon man arrested for burglary - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    AVON — Wednesday, April 2, a local man was arrested for burglary following a two-month investigation. According to Franklin County Sheriff Scott R. Nichols, Corporal Nate Reid and Lt. David St.
  • Wed, 09 Apr 2014 05:58:00 +0000: Great spring skiing at Saddleback - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — “Saddleback is perfectly positioned for a long run of Spring Skiing,” according to Saddleback General Manager, Chris Farmer, “Our snowmakers braved the extreme elements in January to put down a deep base of man-made snow that will have us skiing through Easter. Over four feet of snow in March was a real gift.” read more
  • Wed, 09 Apr 2014 05:58:00 +0000: Wilcox sentenced for robbery - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    By Dee Menear Irregular Staff Writer BANGOR — Michelle Wilcox, 28, of Madrid has been found guilty of robbing Western Maine Pharmacy in Kingfield. Wilcox was arrested June 3, 2013 just hours after she handed a note to a clerk at the pharmacy claiming she had a weapon and wanted the entire supply of Suboxone. read more
  • Wed, 09 Apr 2014 05:58:00 +0000: Rangeley area kindergarten screening - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — The Rangeley Lakes Regional School will be holding kindergarten screening and registration Friday, May 30. Those in the Rangeley area who have a child who will be entering kindergarten for the 2014/2015 year are asked to call the school to schedule an appointment: 864-3311, ext. 102.
  • Wed, 09 Apr 2014 05:58:00 +0000: Legal issues surround Rangeley park use - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    By Dee Menear Irregular Staff Writer RANGELEY — Selectmen met April 1 to work through a lengthy agenda. Selectman David Burgess began the meeting by addressing a non-agenda item. Burgess stated the town had received $216,000 in donation requests and the board planned on addressing those requests in a different manner than usual.
  • Wed, 02 Apr 2014 20:01:00 +0000: Caregiver Support Group - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — SeniorsPlus is holding a Caregiver Support Group at the Rangeley Town Office. The group will meet the second Thursday of each month, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. The next one will be held April 10.read more
  • Wed, 02 Apr 2014 20:01:00 +0000: Narrow gauge railroad author at Stanley Museum - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    KINGFIELD — The Stanley Museum will present an evening with Guy Rioux, author of “The Next Stop is Rangeley,” the first in a new series of books devoted to the history of Franklin County’s narrow gauge railroads.read more
  • Wed, 02 Apr 2014 20:01:00 +0000: Evelyn L. Oakes - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    AUGUSTA — Evelyn L. Oakes, 90, of Main Street, Rangeley, died late Tuesday morning, March 25, 2014, at the Harold Alfond Center for Health Care.read more
  • Wed, 02 Apr 2014 20:01:00 +0000: Seniors to present solos at spring dance recital - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — The annual Spring Dance Concert of the Lakeside Dance Academy, sponsored by the Rangeley Friends of the Arts, will be presented at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 11 and 12, at the new RFA Lakeside Theatre on Main Street.read more
  • Wed, 02 Apr 2014 20:01:00 +0000: Thrift shop winter clearance set - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — The Thrift Shoppe’s annual Winter Clearance Sale will be held Saturday, April 5, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The thrift shop is located at the Church of the Good Shepherd, 2614 Main Street. The sale is $1 a bag and includes bedding, all clothing, shoes, household items, toys and books. Items must go to make room for summer items.read more
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