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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 –

  • Sat, 20 Dec 2014 19:45:37 +0000: Saddleback Honors Maine Teachers With Wall of Fame Dedication - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    Who: Maine Attorney General Janet Mills, Maine Teacher of the Year Jennifer Dorman, and Bill Berry, owner, Saddleback Maine. What: Maine Teacher of the Year Wall of Fame Dedication at Saddleback. When:  Sunday, December 21, 2015, at 11 AM. Where: Saddleback, Main Lodge, 976 Saddleback Mountain Road, Rangeley, Maine. Event: Bill Berry, a former college...
  • Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:04:17 +0000: 2015 Maine Birder Band Is Now Available - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    AUGUSTA, Maine — The 2015 Maine Birder Band is now available! Maine’s Birder band is instrumental in helping protect birds, conserve habitat and provide access for birders throughout the state. Get yours at the IFW Online Store! For just $20, you get an authentic bird band similar to ones that biologists use to band wild...
  • Wed, 17 Dec 2014 06:11:00 +0000: Museum, intern receive recognition - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    OQUOSSOC — The Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum and student intern Joseph Pepin were recently recognized at the University of Maine at Farmington’s Partnership for Civic Advancement Annual Banquet.read more
  • Wed, 17 Dec 2014 06:11:00 +0000: Catholic Mass schedule announced - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    WESTERN MAINE — The Catholic Mass Christmas and New Year’s schedule for the area was recently announced. Christmas Eve, Wednesday, Dec. 24, masses will be held at: 4:30 p.m. at Bell Chapel, Sugarloaf; 6 p.m.
  • Wed, 17 Dec 2014 06:11:00 +0000: Rangeley Townhouse meal site prices increase - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — A spokesperson for the Rangeley Townhouse meal site recently announced that due to the cost of food, prices will be increasing. “We’re raising the price so we don’t need to ask the town and plantations for an increase in the amount they already donate to us,” said Mary Hembrow, a meal site organizer.read more
  • Sun, 14 Dec 2014 15:31:00 +0000: Welcome to our world: Blake McHugh - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    WILTON - Cynthia Lambert and Nathanael McHugh are proud to announce the birth of their son, Blake Quinn McHugh at 1:29 p.m. on Sept. 21, 2014. Blake, weighing 6 pounds, 11 ounces and 20 inches long, is welcomed by his five siblings: Dalton Black, Macey Phillips, Hannah Phillips, Abigail Couture and Isabella McHugh.
  • Sun, 14 Dec 2014 14:24:00 +0000: Rangeley Parade of Trees a huge success - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY - This year's Parade of Trees Community Party was the most successful yet by raising a whopping $24,000 that will go to support to many local non-profit organizations. The popular event, co-sponsored by Rangeley Rotary Club and Chamber of Commerce, was held Dec. 6 at Saddleback Mountain. Businesses that donated decorated trees included Morton […]
  • Wed, 10 Dec 2014 05:54:00 +0000: Heavy snowfall predicted - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    By Dee Menear Irregular Staff Writer WESTERN MOUNTAINS — A weekend snow and ice storm spread through the western mountains over the weekend making for slick roads and walkways but adding another five to seven inches of snowfall to the winter season. Sugarloaf reported having 31 trails and five lifts open as of the morning of Dec. 8.
  • Wed, 10 Dec 2014 05:54:00 +0000: Lighting, decorating contest in Phillips - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    PHILLIPS — There is going to be a lighting and decorating contest sponsored by the Sandy River Business Association. The contest is open to all Phillips, Avon and Madrid homes and businesses. There will be prizes for Most Colorful Home, Most Creative Home, Most Colorful Business, Most Creative Business.read more
  • Wed, 10 Dec 2014 05:54:00 +0000: ‘Bingo Friends’ December 17 - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — “Bingo Friends” will be held this month Wednesday, Dec. 17 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Rangeley Town House, 14 School Street. Organizer Mary Hembrow noted that there will be hugs, prizes, goodies and those “crazy ladies that run it: Pat, Anita and Mary.” It’s all free, including candy and everyone is welcome

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