TRIP 1: Start on scenic Route 17 in Oquossoc. Stop at Coos Canyon. Pick up Route 120 West to Andover, follow to Route 5 South, then turn right on Route 2, and turn west on Route 26. Stop at Grafton Notch State Park, picnic and see Screw Auger Falls. Continue on Route 26 to Errol N.H., following Route 16 East back to Rangeley. OR from Route 5 South, turn left on Route 2 East towards Mexico, then follow Route 17 back to Rangeley.
TRIP 2: Drive to Rangeley State Park on South Shore Drive for swimming and picnicing. Great fun for the kids!
TRIP 3: Start on scenic Route 16 in Rangeley and drive east to Stratton. Follow Route 16/27 to Sugarloaf Mountain and on to Kingfield where you pick up Route 27 to New Portland, cross the historic Wire Bridge, and continue on to New Vineyard. Take Route 234 back to Route 4 North. Stop at Small’s Falls for picnicing and hiking. Continue on Route 4 back to Rangeley.
TRIP 4: From Rangeley, take scenic Route 16 East to Stratton, turn left on Route 27. See Eustis Ridge. Continue on Route 27, past the beautiful Chain of Ponds, and follow to Lac Megantic, a nearby Canadian town. Return to Rangeley via the same Route.
TRIP 5: Drive to Saddleback Ski Area and hike under the big chairlift to the Rangeley Region’s highest point, the summit of Saddleback Mountain. Enjoy a breathtaking, panoramic view of the area.
TRIP 6: From Rangeley, follow Route 4 South for 21 miles. Pick up Route 142 to Weld Center, turn left to the Mount Blue ride. Return to Rangeley via the same route or at the center of Weld, take Route 156 to Wilton, then pick up Route 4.
TRIP 7: Take Route 16 West to Errol, N.H., then turn onto Route 26 West to Dixville Notch, past the famous Balsams Hotel to Colebrook, N.H. Return to Rangeley via the same route.
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