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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 —

  • Sat, 02 May 2015 18:54:00 +0000: Expanded Yoga at the Rangeley Fitness Center - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY - Rheanna Sinnett is excited to join the Rangeley Fitness Center as a new Yoga Instructor. She has served for 11 years in the US Navy as a helicopter pilot, but recently decided to embark on a new adventure. Teaching yoga is one big part of that adventure.
  • Sat, 02 May 2015 18:42:00 +0000: Spring Music and Movement, Crimes and Rhymes in Phillips on Sunday - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    PHILLIPS - Community Roots presents its Spring Music and Movement recital along with Crimes and Rhymes, a youth theatre production, on Sunday, May 3 at 3 p.m. at the Phillips Area Community Center. Admission is by donation at the door and refreshments will be served at intermission.
  • Wed, 29 Apr 2015 09:33:00 +0000: Rangeley students attend ‘Whipping Man’ production - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    PORTLAND — Thanks to the generous support of the Rangeley Friends of the Arts and The Parent Teacher Association, Maryam Emami and Tim Straub along with Rangeley Lake Regional School junior and senior classes were able to experience the production of “The Whipping Man” by Mathew Lopez at the Portland Stage March 4.read more
  • Wed, 29 Apr 2015 09:32:00 +0000: Museum opens for season May 1 - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    OQUOSSOC — The Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum will be open Thursday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. during the month of May. It will also be open Monday for the Memorial Day holiday
  • Wed, 29 Apr 2015 09:32:00 +0000: Oquossoc ‘Out of the Mud Run’ May 9 - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — The Rangeley Fitness Center is hosting a run series this year designed for running and exercise enthusiasts at all fitness levels. According to organizers, there is a variety of events on trails, roads and mountains —something that will be perfect for all fitness levels and motivations. Walkers are welcome for all 5K events.read more
  • Wed, 29 Apr 2015 09:31:00 +0000: Lakeside Theater May movies - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — The Rangeley Friends of the Arts is presenting four movies in the month of May on the big screen at the Lakeside Theater on Main Street. Shows are at 4 and 7 p.m. The lineup is: Saturday, May 2, Apollo 13; Saturday, May 9, Sleeper; Saturday, May 16, The Mummy; and Saturday, May 30, Godzilla (2014). Admission for all shows is $5.read more
  • Mon, 27 Apr 2015 09:51:40 +0000: Rangeley Fitness Center Summer Run Series starts on May 9th - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    The Rangeley Fitness Center is hosting a run series designed for running and exercise enthusiasts at all fitness levels. There are a nice variety of events on trails, roads and mountains. Something that will be perfect for all fitness levels and motivations. WALKERS ARE WELCOME FOR ALL 5K EVENTS Out of the Mud Run May 9....
  • Wed, 22 Apr 2015 16:07:00 +0000: Food pantry open Tuesdays - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — The Ecumenical Food Pantry for Rangeley is open each Tuesday from 10 a.m. to noon. The public is welcome to come in, check them out, and learn what they are all about. The pantry is located in the undercroft at the Church of The Good Shepherd (the Episcopal Church) on Main Street.
  • Wed, 22 Apr 2015 16:07:00 +0000: K-9 Justice helps search for drugs - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    WESTERN MOUNTAINS — Franklin County Sheriff Scott Nichols Sr. recently released the department’s Weekly Report for April 10 to 17. The following is a summary of some of the local incidents deputies responded to based on that report. April 10 Deputy Burke conducted a welfare check on Rangeley Road in Madrid.read more
  • Wed, 22 Apr 2015 16:07:00 +0000: Maine Savvy Caregiver 1 Training offered - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — Maine Savvy Caregiver 1 Training will be offered at the Rangeley Town Office, from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesdays, May 5 to June 9. The training is offered by SeniorsPlus.read more

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