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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, 12 Nov 2014 06:09:00 +0000: RLRLM thanks Seacoast Security Systems! - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    The Rangeley Lakes Region Logging Museum received a very special museum visitor in mid- September from Scott Haynes, Owner of Seacoast Security Systems in West Rockland, Maine. Scott, at first, acted like any other of our awestruck visitors; he was given our historical intro, information of exhibit highlights, etc.read more
  • Wed, 05 Nov 2014 06:20:00 +0000: Elder Checks conducted - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    WESTERN MOUNTAINS — Franklin County Sheriff Scott Nichols Sr. recently released the department’s Weekly Report for Oct. 24 to 31. The following is a summary of some of the local incidents deputies responded to based on that report. Oct.
  • Wed, 05 Nov 2014 06:20:00 +0000: Medical provider joins Rangeley Family Medicine - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — Rangeley Family Medicine recently announced that Dorothy Mosher, FNP has joined the practice as a permanent provider. She initially came to the health center in a temporary capacity, but recently accepted the full time opening.read more
  • Wed, 05 Nov 2014 06:20:00 +0000: The missing one - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    By Gaylon “Jeep” Wilcox In the center of my hometown of Rangeley, there is a memorial inscribed with the names of those from the Rangeley region who answered our country’s call and served in the Armed Forces. It is a very impressive list of names from a community so small, and it gives me a very deep feeling of being “hometown proud.” It also provides me with some consolation.read more
  • Wed, 05 Nov 2014 06:20:00 +0000: Saddleback kicks off the 2015 season Dec. 13 - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — Saddleback Maine, a mountain known for its relaxed vibe with miles of uncluttered terrain, hand-cut glades, and affordable skiing for all levels, opens for the season Saturday, Dec. 13, with significant mountain improvements and even greater snowmaking capacity.read more
  • Wed, 05 Nov 2014 06:20:00 +0000: Craft fair in Rangeley - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — The Barn of the Rangeley Congregational Church UCC on High Street will be full to the brim with crafts for holiday giving as the church holds its 21st annual Holly Fair Saturday, Nov. 22 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.read more
  • Wed, 05 Nov 2014 06:20:00 +0000: Veterans invited to ‘thank you’ - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    PHILLIPS — The American Legion Auxiliary of Post #64, Phillips invites Veterans from Phillips, Avon, Madrid and Salem to the Legion Hall on Depot Street on Veterans’ Day, Tuesday, Nov. 11 from 4 to 7 p.m. for coffee, soup and dessert.
  • Wed, 05 Nov 2014 06:20:00 +0000: Biologist to speak on Grouse and Woodcock - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    OQUOSSOC -- "Update on Maine Grouse and Woodcock Research” will be the topic at the Rangeley Region Guides and Sportsmen’s Association monthly meeting Thursday, Nov. 20. Andy Weik, well-known for his conservation projects and currently the Northeast Regional Biologist for the Ruffed Grouse Society and the American Woodcock Society, will be the guest speaker.read more
  • Mon, 03 Nov 2014 18:32:00 +0000: Phillips man arrested on gross sexual assault warrant - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    FARMINGTON - A Phillips man was arrested last week on a warrant for two counts of gross sexual assault, after he returned to the state from Pennsylvania, Franklin County Sheriff's Department said today. William Sylvester, 40 of Phillips, was arrested on two counts of gross sexual assault, both Class A felonies. He was arrested after […]
  • Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:21:40 +0000: Four Seasons Cafe to host next Community Breakfast on November 12th - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    Rangeley — The next Ladies/Community Breakfast will be on Wednesday November 12th, at Four Seasons Café, Main Street, Oquossoc from 7 to 9 a.m. Rangeley. Come on over, enjoy, and bring someone you love. Let’s show our community support and make every effort to attend and keep Ladies/Community Breakfast going. If anyone has a special...
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