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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, 15 Oct 2014 14:13:00 +0000: October 15, 2014 - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    See more here:  October 15, 2014
  • Wed, 15 Oct 2014 05:05:00 +0000: Rangeley celebrates Oktoberfest - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — Businesses in Rangeley and Oquossoc came together for a celebration of Oktoberfest weekend recently.read more
  • Wed, 15 Oct 2014 05:04:00 +0000: Cribbage games Tuesdays - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — The residents of the Rangeley Townhouse invite the public to participate in weekly cribbage games. The games are held at 7 p.m. every Tuesday in the community room/Rangeley meal site dining room at 14 School St. Rangeley. All skill levels welcome to attend.
  • Wed, 15 Oct 2014 05:04:00 +0000: Earl A. Ross Sr. - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — Earl Arnold Ross Sr., 82, of Rangeley, died Oct. 7, 2014 at the Franklin Memorial Hospital in Farmington.read more
  • Wed, 15 Oct 2014 05:04:00 +0000: Youth Hunting Day breakfast planned - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    OQUOSSOC — The Rangeley Region Guides’ and Sportsmen’s Association will be hosting its annual Youth Hunting Day breakfast Saturday, Oct. 25 at the Guides’ Clubhouse on Old Skiway Road. Breakfast will be served from 5:30 to 8 a.m. A free hardy breakfast will be offered to children. Adults are welcome and are requested to make a $5 donation.read more
  • Wed, 15 Oct 2014 05:04:00 +0000: Drama focuses on jobs in Maine - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — Rangeley Public Library will offer “Maine at Work,” a free thought-provoking and humorous theatrical performance, at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28 at the Rangeley Public Library.read more
  • Wed, 08 Oct 2014 14:07:00 +0000: October 8, 2014 - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    Original article:   October 8, 2014
  • Wed, 08 Oct 2014 11:54:24 +0000: Rangeley Transfer Station Closed Today and Tomorrow - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    The Rangeley Transfer Station will be closed Wednesday and Thursday of this week (October 8th and 9th) for maintenance.
  • Wed, 08 Oct 2014 05:13:00 +0000: Rain didn’t dampen ‘spirits’ at Ghost Train event - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    By Paula Roy Kane Special to the Irregular PHILLIPS — Zombies, cannibals, witches, werewolves, ghoulish Girl Scouts and even a fire-breathing dragon were among the cast of many characters for Saturday night’s main event. The Ghost Train’s night runs through Dill Woods on the Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes Railroad.read more
  • Wed, 08 Oct 2014 05:13:00 +0000: Local hunting report in - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    WESTERN MOUNTAINS — The Rangeley Lakes and Western Mountains (region D) hunting report was recently issued by the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. In the Rangeley and western mountain regions, bird season has begun.read more

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