Rangeley Maine Area Information

Activities and events taking place in Rangeley Maine

Make Rangeley Mountain Club your vacation home and surround yourself with 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.

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.  Click here to connect to their Facebook page.
  • Take a scenic flight and view this spectacular mountain and lakes region of Maine from the air.  Take off from Rangeley Lake on a seaplane and view everything from wildlife to mountain tops to dams and rivers.  Visit the www.acadianseaplanes.com for more information.
  • Maine Guides and anglers have flocked to Rangeley for centuries. 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.
  • Saddleback Maine ski area is at the center of Rangeley’s winter fun. With more than 8,000 acres of high alpine peaks and a top elevation of over 4,000 feet, we’re talking big mountain skiing. You can also explore 75 km of set racks and skating lanes at the Rangeley Lakes XC Trails Center on the mountain. This is wild, unspoiled Maine.
  • 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 from February 3-5, 2012.  Visit http://newenglandpondhockey.com for more information.
  • Moose Alley located in Rangeley Maine offers bowling, billiards, an arcade, music and entertainment as well as a part room.  It is truely a fun place to hang out.
  • 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.
  • 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.