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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. Historically known as a fisherman’s paradise, Rangeley’s 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 —

  • Sun, 05 Jul 2015 12:59:34 +0000: Historian James Strick featured speaker at Rangeley Public Library on July 17th - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — Historian of Science James Strick, a professor at Franklin and Marshall College, will give a talk and sign copies of his new book, Wilhelm Reich, Biologist from Harvard University Press, at Rangeley Public Library.  Strick did extensive research on Reich’s laboratory microbiology experiments, both at the Wilhelm Reich Museum in Rangeley and at...
  • Fri, 03 Jul 2015 12:14:49 +0000: First Annual “Loons from the Lake” Special Loon Education Program - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    Rangeley Region Lake Cruises & Kayaking, in coordination with Maine Audubon and Biodiversity Research Institute, is excited to introduce a special educational program for loon enthusiasts. Scheduled on Saturday, July 18, the same day as the 32nd annual Maine Loon Count, the program will include a cruise on Rangeley Lake followed by an educational program...
  • Tue, 30 Jun 2015 04:06:00 +0000: MSAD 58 budget passes validation vote - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    SALEM – The proposed $9.4 million budget for the 2015-16 fiscal year sailed through Monday's budget validation referendum, winning approval from three quarters of the voters in MSAD 58. The unofficial, combined results for the towns of Avon, Strong, Kingfield and Phillips was 143 votes in favor of the budget and 48 votes opposed. Only […]
  • Mon, 29 Jun 2015 23:37:00 +0000: Lewiston man dies at Windham prison - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    LEWISTON — The Department of Corrections today confirmed the death of a Lewiston inmate at the Maine Correctional Center in Windham. According to a written release from Deputy Commissioner Jody Breton, Jeppie Phillips, 51, of Lewiston died at approximately 2:30 a.m. on Monday.
  • Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:15:00 +0000: MSAD 58 budget vote today - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    SALEM – Voters will have the final say on a $9.4 million budget Monday, as they return to the polls to cast ballots at the validation referendum. The proposed $9,378,370 budget includes two reductions made at the June 23 meeting totaling $28,000, as well as $180,000 to start a pre-kindergarten program at the Phillips, Strong […]
  • Fri, 26 Jun 2015 16:36:56 +0000: Wilhelm Reich Museum Opens for Season on July 1st - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    Rangeley, Maine — Orgonon, The Wilhelm Reich Museum, Dodge Pond Road, Rangeley, will open for the 2015 season on Wednesday, July 1st. We are a “Blue Star Museum” which means active duty service members and their families will be welcomed free of charge during the summer months when the museum is open. Few places in...
  • Fri, 26 Jun 2015 12:06:26 +0000: Rangeley Region Lake Cruises & Kayaking awarded 2015 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    For a 2nd Straight Year, Recognized as a Top Performing Lake Cruise & Kayak Business as Reviewed by Travelers on the World’s Largest Travel Site Rangeley Region Lake Cruises & Kayaking was recently recognized by TripAdvisor with a 2015 Certificate of Excellence award. Now in its fifth year, the award celebrates excellence in hospitality and...
  • Fri, 26 Jun 2015 10:21:51 +0000: Andy Kahn to perform at Orgonon’s “Evening of Music” on July 18th - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    Pianist Andy Kahn of Philadelphia – who has performed at Orgonon’s Evening of Music series since 2004 – returns for his annual solo piano concert to benefit the Wilhelm Reich Infant Trust at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 18, 2015 in the conference center at Orgonon on Dodge Pond Road in Rangeley. Andy Kahn is committed...
  • Wed, 24 Jun 2015 12:14:00 +0000: ‘A Weekend with Carrie Stevens’ - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    OQUOSSOC — A Weekend with Carrie Stevens, June 26 to 28, is an opportunity to celebrate Carrie Stevens and her contributions to the world of fly tying and fly fishing.read more
  • Wed, 24 Jun 2015 12:13:00 +0000: Fly Rod Crosby Trail workdays - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    MADRID — The Fly Rod Crosby Trail workday schedule was recently released. Saturday, June 27, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., gather at Reeds Mill Road. Friday, July 10, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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Upcoming Rangeley Region Events

Sun 05

Natural Science Program “Bat Monitoring at Lake Umbagog”

July 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
19 Orgonon Circle, Dodge Pond Rd Rangeley ME
Sun 05
Anything Goes

“Anything Goes” Musical Production

July 5 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
2493 Main Street Rangeley ME
Mon 06

British Soccer Camp

July 6 - July 10
Dallas Hill Road Rangeley ME

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