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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, 27 Aug 2014 09:13:00 +0000: Morin and Pepin inducted into Rangeley Logger’s Hall of Fame - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    Contributed by Peggy Yocom, Curator Rangeley Lakes Region Logging Museumread more
  • Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:13:00 +0000: Local Fall 2014 Bus Schedules - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    The Eustis School Department recently released its 2014-2015 bus runs. A spokesperson for the department noted that times are approximate and subject to change. Students are expected to arrive at the bus stop five minutes prior to times listed. Elementary Bus Run 6:56 a.m., 998 Rangeley Road; 6:57, Kennebago read more
  • Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:13:00 +0000: Painter Paul Plante to exhibit at SugarWood - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    FARMINGTON — SugarWood Gallery has as its “Artist of the Month” Father Paul Plante of Oquossoc. An Open House Reception to introduce his work will be held Friday, Sept. 5 from 4 to 7 p.m. The public is invited.
  • Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:13:00 +0000: Pickleball round robin - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — A pickleball round robin is slated for next Saturday, Aug. 30 at the Rangeley Fitness Center beginning at 10 a.m. This round robin will be a doubles tournament and the cost is $10 per team. All ages, genders and skill levels are welcome.read more
  • Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:13:00 +0000: ‘Outdoors in Maine’ final nature program - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — The last nature program of the year, Aug. 31, at Orgonon, will be V. Paul Reynolds.
  • Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:13:00 +0000: Golf ball drop winners announced - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    PHILLIPS — The 2014 Phillips Old Home Days seventh annual Golf Ball Drop was held at the Justafield Golf Teaching Center Aug. 14. The Acadian Seaplane helicopter pilot was owner Keith Descharmbeault of Rangeley.
  • Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:13:00 +0000: Rangeley Alumni Association to meet - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — The Rangeley Alumni Association will hold its annual meeting Thursday, Sept. 4, at 5 p.m. at 2632 Main Street. All alumni and friends of Rangeley schools are welcome
  • Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:48:00 +0000: Rangeley police investigate break-in at Loony Bin - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    RANGELEY — Police are investigating a forced entry into the Loony Bin convenience store and gas station on Main Street that was reported early Monday. Thieves made off with an undisclosed amount of cash and other items, police Chief Dennis Leahy said Tuesday. An employee reported the...
  • Mon, 25 Aug 2014 12:52:04 +0000: Bear Season Opens Monday, August 25th - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    AUGUSTA, Maine – Bear hunting season begins on Monday, August 25 at 5:19 a.m. throughout the State of Maine. Last year, with over 10,000 hunters purchased permits to hunt bear, and 2,845 bears were killed. Black bear populations are growing throughout North America, and due to Maine’s heavily forested landscape, Maine boasts one of the...
  • Thu, 21 Aug 2014 02:55:42 +0000: Next Community Breakfast on September 3rd at the Country Club Inn - Rangeley-Maine.com » Community News
    Rangeley — The next Ladies/Community Breakfast will be on Wednesday September 3rd, at Country Club Inn 7 to 9 a.m. 56 Country Club Road, off Mingo Loop, Rangeley. So 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...
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