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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, 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 04:54:00 +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 04:53:00 +0000: Bail set for four suspects in Phillips drug lab - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    By Donna Perry Special to the Irregular FARMINGTON — A District Court judge set bail Wednesday, July 16, for four people arrested Tuesday on charges relating to a methamphetamine lab at a Phillips residence on the Rangeley Road.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
  • Wed, 23 Jul 2014 04:53:00 +0000: Nature Photography is program topic - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — July 27, Rangeley nature photographer Nick Leadley will be at the Sunday Nature Program at Orgonon from 2 to 4 p.m.read more
  • Wed, 23 Jul 2014 04:53:00 +0000: Book burning is topic of library talk - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — A presentation of “The True Story of a Government- Ordered Book Burning in America: The Books & Journals of Research- Physician Wilhelm Reich of Rangeley” will be held Wednesday, Aug. 6 beginning at 6 p. m. at the Rangeley Public Library.read more
  • Wed, 23 Jul 2014 04:53:00 +0000: Trout and salmon exhibit open - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    OQUOSSOC — The public can view some of the region’s most famous and important cut-outs, paintings and carvings of the wild brook trout and landlocked salmon that swam in local waters. Almost 50 examples of these amazing fish are on display in the presentation Rangeley’s Famous Brook Trout and Salmon until the end of September at the Outdoor Heritage Museum.read more

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