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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, 25 Mar 2015 09:09:00 +0000: Kate Schrock to hold benefit concert - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — Saturday, March 28, blues singer and songwriter Kate Schrock will be performing at the Saddleback Lodge. The concert is a fundraiser for the Saddleback Ski Patrol and ski scholarships.read more
  • Wed, 25 Mar 2015 09:09:00 +0000: To Maine Forestry Museum members & community: - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    The annual Meeting of the Maine Forestry Museum (formerly the Rangeley Lakes Region Logging Museum) will be held Sunday, June 14, 2015, at 4 p.m. at the Forestry Museum located at 221 Stratton Road, Rangeley. The purpose of this meeting is to elect Directors and Officers, and to conduct other museum business.
  • Mon, 23 Mar 2015 11:26:36 +0000: Annual Kingfield POPS Concert scheduled for June 27, 2015 - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    For one day each summer, music resonates through western Maine’s mountains and valleys, drawing thousands to the riverside town of Kingfield. The 13th Annual Kingfield POPS will present the Bangor Symphony Orchestra conducted by Grammy Award winning Lucas Richman on June 27. Maine’s own Rustic Overtones will bring a new sound to the Kingfield POPS...
  • Thu, 19 Mar 2015 08:25:46 +0000: Next Community Breakfast on March 27th - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — The next Ladies/Community Breakfast will be on Friday March 27, at Moose Loop Café from 7 to 9 a.m., Main Street Rangeley. This establisment has limited seating so you may want to make a reservation. Come on over, enjoy, and bring someone you love. Let’s show our community support and make every effort to...
  • Wed, 18 Mar 2015 04:01:00 +0000: Hazen W. Morton - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    Hazen W. (Ben) Morton, 95, of Rangeley passed away after a short period of declining health Saturday morning, March 7, 2015, at his home with family by his side.read more
  • Wed, 18 Mar 2015 04:01:00 +0000: Thanks for supporting this worthy cause - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    We are sending a huge thank you to all who made the Rangeley Ecumenical soup supper for fuel assistance such a wonderful success. Thanks to all the workers, churches, volunteers and diners who supported this worthy cause. It takes a caring village to help our neighbors when needed, and thanks to all of you, it happened.
  • Wed, 18 Mar 2015 04:01:00 +0000: Pond Skimming eturns to Saddleback - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — The 13th annual Pond Skimming will be held at Saddleback Maine Saturday, March 28, beginning at 1 p.m. The challenge is to ski or ride across the resort’s manmade pond. There will be great entertainment and participants are urged to bring dry clothes. A release of liability is required.
  • Wed, 18 Mar 2015 04:01:00 +0000: Rangeley sidewalk project hearing set - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — The Town of Rangeley is holding a public meeting April 6, at 5 p.m. in the multipurpose room at Rangeley Lakes Regional School to discuss the Main Street Sidewalk project. The project starts at Loon Lake Road and continues approximately 600 feet to an existing sidewalk, with crossing improvements at Allen Street.read more
  • Wed, 18 Mar 2015 04:01:00 +0000: New snow for mountains - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    By Dee Menear Irregular Staff Writer WESTERN MOUNTAINS — Snow fell in the mountains over the weekend with what was the first significant storm the region saw in over week. Heavy and wet snow began falling on the afternoon of March 14. Sugarloaf and Saddleback each reported 8 inches of new snow during the 24-hour storm.
  • Wed, 18 Mar 2015 04:01:00 +0000: Fitness Center Reps to speak at Guides’ meeting - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    OQUOSSOC — The presentation at the March 19 Rangeley Region Guides’ & Sportsmen’s Association’s monthly meeting will address Maintenance of an Active Lifestyle.read more
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