Just beyond the heart of the town of Rangeley lies vast acres of land waiting to be explored. There are numerous trails in the Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust trail system for hiking, and plenty of opportunities for backcountry stream and river fishing. If you are looking for a remote camping experience, you can choose to camp in the backcountry or on one of the area's rivers, ponds, or lakes. Another exciting option is to take a paddling/camping trip on our lakes and rivers, an adventure you and your family will cherish for years to come.
Things To Do in the Rangeley Region
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.”