Rangeley Lakes Maine is your 4 Season Playground
FUN FUN FUN Activities for the whole Family!!!
Rangeley Maine is a 4 season resort offering FUN activities for the whole family. The Rangeley Lakes Region of Maine also offers a wealth of history, diversity, color and character that make this area famous and fun to explore. Maine’s Rangeley Lakes Region has been a legendary destination for 150 years because of its incredible natural beauty and its year-round vacation opportunities. There are many lakes and ponds in the region as well as the highest concentration of 4,000 foot peaks in the State of Maine.
The charming town of Rangeley, with 1,500 year round residents, is the centerpiece of this renowned vacation region. At the peak of the summer, there are over 10,000 people enjoying all that the town and region have to offer. Along Main Street you’ll find shops, restaurants, a book store, a couple of sporting goods stores and even an old fashioned movie theater (with comfortable seats). Excellent dining areas include Tall Tales Tavern in Oquossoc Maine.
Rangeley Lakes Maine is very unique in that the area offers 4 seasons of attractions. The scenery is spectacular and list of activities and events are endless. For more information for the attractions and events taking place in the Rangeley Lakes community visit official site of the Rangeley Lakes Chamber of Commerce.
The Appalachian Trail runs through the area on its way from Springer Mountain, Georgia to Mount Katahdin in Northern Maine. You can hike the trail for a day, a week, or the entire season.
Rangeley Lake boat launch is less than 1 mile and Mooselookmeguntic approximately 5 miles
Fish any of the area lakes within minutes of your new log home. The Native Brook Trout are what make these waters famous. Landlocked Salmon can also be found in the lakes and rivers, where you can enjoy fly casting and trolling.
Snowmobiling. Rangeley is also known for its incredible system of 150 miles of groomed snowmobile trails. Click here to visit the Rangeley Lakes Region Snowmobile Club website. Riders come from all over New England to take advantage of the high elevation of the region, which means more natural snow and longer riding season.
The Rangeley area offers some great Mountain Biking. The terrain is mountainous and the views are fantastic. You’ll experience single and double track, gravel roads, logging roads and
wilderness riding. You’ll find (and go through) streams, ponds, deep forests, and open fields and
see wildlife in their natural habitat.
If you want to see a Maine Moose, up close and in person, Rangeley and the surrounding area is the best place to look. Moose watching is a regular family activity enjoyed by generations of vacationers, especially during the spectacular fall foliage season.
Other FUN stuff to do in the Rangeley Lakes Maine
- Restaurants – Bald Mountain Camps (Oquossoc), Portage Tap House (Oquossoc), The Hungry Trout (Rangeley), 45th Parallel (Oquossoc), Sarge’s Pub and Grub (Rangeley) and many more!
- Pond Hockey – Outdoor icekating in Rangeley. If you and your family like to skate you can enjoy FREE outdoor icekating on Haley Pond. Stop by at Ecopelagicon to pick up some iceskating boots and skate until your heart is content. Like ice hockey? There is a Pond Hockey Festival which takes place in January every year.
- The Northern Forest Canoe Trail is a 740 mile waterway trail that also runs through the area on its way from the Adirondack Region of New York to the Allagash River Region of Northern Maine.
- Rangeley Lake Boat tours. Your 60-minute tour combines a leisurely cruise with an interactive look at the Rangeley Region’s rich history aboard the Oquossoc Lady. For more information and photos click here.
- Golf in Rangeley at Mingo Springs Golf Course. Whether you walk or ride it, Mingo Springs is a very playable course. Located in the Rangeley Lakes Region of Western Maine, Mingo’s eighteen holes provide especially beautiful vistas of the mountains and lakes that surround it.