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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 –

  • Fri, 19 Sep 2014 02:38:00 +0000: Next Apple Tree Release Day – Sunday, October 19th - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News

    Our ongoing apple tree release program, championed by Marcia Baker, will hold another release day on Sunday, October 19th at 1:00.  It will be located near the last project off Joe Haley’s Race Track Rd. adjoining Birds Eye Road in the South Shore area.

    Bring water, protective eye gear,  pruners,  Shears and chain saw.  Please wear work boots and chaps if you bring your chain saw.

    Please call Marcia if you have any questions, 864- 3351.

  • Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:54:00 +0000: September 17, 2014 - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    Source article –  September 17, 2014
  • Wed, 17 Sep 2014 05:02:00 +0000: Dolbier Reunion held - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — The 35th annual Dolbier Reunion was held at Christian and Sheila Raymond’s home in Rangeley. For lunch there was potluck dessert and casseroles with the Raymond brothers cooking hot dogs, hamburgers and BBQ Chicken.read more
  • Wed, 17 Sep 2014 05:01:00 +0000: Author Paul Doiron book signing in Rangeley - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    OQUOSSOC — Saturday, Sept. 27, author Paul Doiron will be at the Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum doing a book signing from 1 to 3 p.m. Doiron’s appearance is in conjunction with the special exhibit currently at the museum about the Maine Warden Service since Doiron’s main character is a game warden named Mike Bowditch.read more
  • Wed, 17 Sep 2014 05:01:00 +0000: Fall dance classes set to start - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — Lakeside Dance Academy will be starting its fall session of classes during the week of Sept. 15.read more
  • Wed, 17 Sep 2014 05:01:00 +0000: Your support keeps the logging museum open - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    To help defer the Rangeley Lakes Region Logging Museum’s 21st annual Apple Harvest Festival expenses, the following businesses have graciously offered sponsorship: RKH Tile in Rangeley, Rangeley Building & Remodeling, CJ’s Appliances in Farmington, Gallant’s Furniture in Rumford, Burgess Construction, Dave’s Country Modular Homes, The House Doctor, and Keith Webber Cread more
  • Wed, 17 Sep 2014 05:01:00 +0000: Harvest Festival Oct. 4 - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — The Rangeley Lakes Region Logging Museum’s 21st annual Apple Harvest Festival will be held at The Church of the Good Shepard Saturday, Oct. 4. From 9 to 10:30 a.m., the festival’s breakfast will include a variety of homemade breakfast casseroles complete with Carrabassett Coffee Company’s coffee.read more
  • Wed, 17 Sep 2014 05:01:00 +0000: Rangeley Legion Auxiliary reconvenes - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — The Rangeley American Legion Auxiliary Unit 120 recently reconvened for the 2014- 2015 calendar year. The officers are President Mary Hembrow, Secretary Anita Haines, Treasurer Renee Sopel, Chaplains Louise Doak and Pat Lefebvre, and Sergeant At Arms Helen Coyle and Carol Harvey.read more
  • Wed, 17 Sep 2014 05:01:00 +0000: Organist/keyboardist sought - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    MADRID — Reeds Mill Church, the “Church in the Wildwood,” the church with no electricity but with light provided by original kerosene lamps, has held a special Thanksgiving morning service for many years. According to member Ginni Robie, the 10 a.m. service provides warmth from the wood stove and meaningful worship, including the singing of favorite hymns.read more
  • Wed, 17 Sep 2014 05:01:00 +0000: Outdoor museum offers Franklin County residents free admission - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — The Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum is offering free admission to all residents of Franklin County from Sept. 17 through Columbus Day, Oct. 13. The popular museum located on the corner of Routes 4 & 17 in Oquossoc Village will close its doors for the season on Columbus Day after enjoying a record year in both memberships and attendance.read more

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