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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 –

  • Sun, 14 Sep 2014 12:03:49 +0000: IFW Rangeley Lakes Fishing Report – September 12, 2014 - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    There is a myriad of fall fishing opportunities in the Rangeley region, particularly if you enjoy fishing in rivers. The Kennebago, Magalloway, and the Rapid are all very well known for their fall trout and salmon fishing. “The cold mornings are cooling down the rivers, and fish are starting to move around, thinking about spawning,”...
  • Sun, 14 Sep 2014 12:00:05 +0000: Next Community Breakfast on September 24th at St. Lukes Catholic Church - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — The next Ladies/Community Breakfast will be on Wednesday September 24th, at St. Lukes Catholic Church on Lake Streeet, Rangeley from 7 to 9 a.m. Rangeley. They will have their usual scrumptious Buffet Breakfast. So come on over, enjoy, and bring someone you love. Let’s show our community support and make every effort to...
  • Fri, 12 Sep 2014 14:14:00 +0000: Museum concludes season with Jeep Wilcox, special presentation - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY - The Rangeley Lakes Region Logging Museum will be concluding our 2014 season with a special event, An Evening with Storyteller and Poet, Gaylon “Jeep” Wilcox. This special presentation will be held on Thursday, Oct. 2 at 5:30 p.m.
  • Wed, 10 Sep 2014 17:44:00 +0000: September 10, 2014 - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
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  • Wed, 10 Sep 2014 05:06:00 +0000: Warden Stevens at RRG&SA meeting - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    OQUOSSOC — Scott Stevens, Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife Game Warden, will be the guest speaker at the Rangeley Region Guides’ & Sportsmen’s Association’s monthly meeting Thursday, Sept. 18. Stevens has extensive trapping experience and will demonstrate techniques to safely remove dogs inadvertently caught in foothold traps.read more
  • Wed, 10 Sep 2014 05:06:00 +0000: First ‘Foliage From The Lake’ Contest planned - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — Rangeley Region Lake Cruises & Kayaking, with the Rangeley Lakes Chamber of Commerce and Rangeley Lakes Regional School, announces the first “Foliage From The Lake” Photo Contest.read more
  • Wed, 10 Sep 2014 05:06:00 +0000: Real McCoy Show at Saddleback Fall Festival - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — Saddleback Maine will be presenting the Real McCoy Show at the annual Fall Festival Sunday, Sept. 21 at the Base Lodge.read more
  • Wed, 10 Sep 2014 05:06:00 +0000: Reeds Mill Church Hymn Sing scheduled - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    MADRID — Reeds Mill Church on Reeds Mill Road will be hosting its annual fall hymn sing Sunday, Sept. 14, at 7 p.m.read more
  • Wed, 10 Sep 2014 05:06:00 +0000: K-9 Diesel assists Rangeley PD - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    WESTERN MOUNTAINS — Franklin County Sheriff Scott Nichols Sr. recently released the department’s Weekly Reports for Aug. 22 to Sept.
  • Wed, 10 Sep 2014 05:06:00 +0000: An announcement from the Giving Tree of Rangeley - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    It is with great sadness that the Giving Tree of Rangeley has been informed of the death of Ronald Pasek in Haverhill, Mass. at the age of 81.read more
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