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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, 24 Sep 2014 14:18:00 +0000: Skowhegan Savings donates $2,500 to support music, dance lessons - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY - Rangeley Friends of the Arts is proud to announce a special $2,500 donation by Skowhegan Savings Bank to help support our student lessons program. RFA helps underwrite the cost of private lessons in music (voice and instrumental) and dance for children of the Rangeley region. The RFA believes in children as the future […]
  • Wed, 24 Sep 2014 14:07:00 +0000: September 24, 2014 - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    This article is from:   September 24, 2014
  • Wed, 24 Sep 2014 10:26:00 +0000: Turkey shoot October 5 - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    Contributed by Harold Fay OQUOSSOC -- The Rangeley Region Guides and Sportsmen’s Association will be hosting its sixth annual Turkey Shoot at the club’s rifle and pistol range Sunday, Oct. 5.read more
  • Wed, 24 Sep 2014 10:26:00 +0000: Moose Meadows - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    Contributed by Parker Hall COPLIN PLANTATION — Rocky Stewart first saw his future golf course in 1988 when he stopped the car at the Tague Farm on the Rangeley road outside of Stratton on Route 16 while riding around on a “beer cruise” (didn’t we all do that in the good ol’ days?).read more
  • Wed, 24 Sep 2014 10:26:00 +0000: Celebrating fall the Saddleback way - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    By Dee Menear Irregular Staff Writer DALLAS PLANTATION — The 10th annual Saddleback Fall Festival was held on a bright, sunny day with just enough of a breeze to remind festival goers that fall was indeed on the way. read more
  • Wed, 24 Sep 2014 10:25:00 +0000: Thanks for supporting Maddie’s Run - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    Widows Sons Mountain Chapter wants to send a BIG thank you to all those that sponsored Maddie’s Run and those who came. We really appreciate it. Look forward to seeing you again next year. Bonni DavenportRangeley
  • Wed, 24 Sep 2014 10:25:00 +0000: Spend an evening with ‘Jeep’ Wilcox - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — The Rangeley Lakes Region Logging Museum will be concluding its 2014 season with a special event, “An Evening with Storyteller and Poet Gaylon ‘Jeep’ Wilcox.” This presentation will be held Thursday, Oct. 2 at 5:30 p.m. at the logging museum located at 221 Stratton Road.read more
  • Wed, 24 Sep 2014 10:25:00 +0000: Ghost Train rides again - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    PHILLIPS — The Sandy River & Rangeley Lakes Railroad’s Ghost Train will run Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 4, with trains running from 6:30 to 9 p.m. According to organizers, this year will offer some surprises as the “spooky” parts will be presented by the Phillips Middle School’s eighth grade class. Food will be available on site.read more
  • Tue, 23 Sep 2014 02:30:00 +0000: Maine Literary Award winner to speak at October 16th meeting - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News

    Dr. Andrew Barton, conservation biologist, and Maine Literary Award winner, will be the guest speaker at the Rangeley Region Guides and Sportsmen’s Association on Thursday October 16. 

    He is the lead author of the recent book, The Changing Nature of Maine Woods, also the title of his presentation. His research focuses on the response of forests to climate change and natural disturbances. Our monthly meetings are open to the public. The pot luck dinner starts at 5:30pm, followed by a short business meeting before Dr. Barton’s presentation. The Clubhouse is located on Old Skiway Road in Oquossoc.

  • Sun, 21 Sep 2014 14:59:15 +0000: IFW News – Moose Season Set To Begin Monday - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    AUGUSTA, Maine — On Monday, September 22, over a thousand moose hunters will enter the woods, embarking on what many call the hunt of a lifetime. While Monday marks the first day of moose season in northern and eastern Maine, the moose season is divided into four segments and continues throughout the fall during the...

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