Beyond the core of the town of Rangeley there are thousands of acres to explore, hiking the many trails of the Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust trails systems, back country stream and river fishing, remote camping in the back country or on one of the areas rivers, ponds or lakes. Taking a paddling/ camping trip on our lakes and rivers is an adventure you and your family will cherish in their memories for years to come.
If fly fishing is your passion, or you would like to learn, the waters here in the Rangeley Region are some of the best in the country. Grants Camps on the Kennebago Lake and the Kennebago River hosts a gated protected fishery of Brook Trout and Landlock Salmon. The Upper Dam Pool in Richardsontown Twp and Mailbox Pool in Lincoln Twp are also great fly-fishing destinations. There are many additional opportunities if you want to venture out to some remote ponds in the Parmacheenee Lake area.
For trolling with your boat, Mooselookmeguntic Lake and Aziscohos Lake are great for Landlocked Salmon. Venturing out farther is Byron and the Swift River; or Eustis and the Chain of Ponds.
Hiking one of the many mountain trails to the summit of Bald Mountain; Aziscohos Mountain; or Tumbledown Mountain. Whatever your passion, you can find it here in the Rangeley Region.
We encourage you to get out and explore the area, stop at Small Falls for a picnic lunch, or drive-up Quill Hill to see the beautiful 360-degree view of the mountains. Have lunch at Saddleback Mountain or take a scenic ride on the Sandy River Railroad in Phillips. There are so many adventures here to plan and explore all you need is your imagination and the willingness to push “Go”.