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Slow Down and Enjoy the Ride Spend your day winding through the western mountains of Maine on the Rangeley Lakes National Scenic Byway. Trail your way through richly wooded forests, brisk mountain streams, farm fields, and a chain of lakes and ponds. Nature is all around you on the Rangeley Lakes Scenic Byway!   Starting …

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45.061270, -70.58244 DIRECTIONS About the Dead River The Dead River runs along Route 16 between Rangeley and Stratton. Your art can be from any spot along the river or a paddling trip on the river. Route 16 turns off Main Street in Rangeley and ends at the stop sign in Stratton. Recreation Opportunities Please note …

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44.966977, -70.686847 DIRECTIONS About the Lupine Field This field grows many lupines each year. The best time to see them in full bloom is the middle of June.   Please park carefully along the roadside.   Recreation Opportunities Please note this is not an RLHT property, and we have listed it here for The Artists …

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44.887833, -70.540612 DIRECTIONS About the AT The Appalachian Trail brings visitors to Rangeley throughout the summer season.  Pick up the AT near Roxbury, Height of Land, or at the Piazza Rock Trailheads. Art can be from any vantage point along the AT as it passes through the Rangeley Region.   Recreation Opportunities Conservation Story Established in …

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44.859735, -70.516948 DIRECTIONS About Smalls Falls  Find Smalls Falls in Letter E, just on the edge of Madrid Township. The short trail leads to the top of the falls and provides access to a series of waterfalls and chutes.  There are several good viewpoints of the stream and falls along the trail, which at several …

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44.963627, -70.692767 DIRECTIONS About Mingo Springs Bird Walk Mingo Springs Golf Course provides an open space with meadow and edge habitat otherwise scarce in the Rangeley area. This walk will target species that like these open spaces.    Recreation Opportunities Please note this is not an RLHT property. We have listed it here for the …

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44.906702, -70.726454 DIRECTIONS About the Shelton Noyes Scenic Overlook Located on the Rangeley Lakes National Scenic Byway, this overlook provides views of Rangeley Lake and interpretive panels for self-guided learning.    Recreation Opportunities Please note, this is not an RLHT property. We have listed it here for the purpose of the Rangeley Lakes Birding Trail …

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44.9825, -70.7841 DIRECTIONS About Rangeley Lakes Trails Center The RLTC, located on Saddleback Mountain Road, offers miles of trails with transitional forests. This trail system can also lead birders up to Saddleback Mountain and down to Saddleback Lake.   Recreation Opportunities Please note, this is not an RLHT property. We have listed it here for …

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44.946236, -70.527338 DIRECTIONS About Saddleback Saddleback is one of our favorite places to bird. From the kettle ponds to the taiga –  it has terrain and birds for everyone.   Best known for its easier access to Bicknell’s Thrust, its strenuous trip brings you through the high-elevation spruce-fir forests of Saddleback Mountain to the Appalachian Trail.  …

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44.927593, -70.701591 DIRECTIONS About Rangeley Lake State Park  RLSP’s lakeside trail offers a rare variety of mixed-forest habitats and is home to sapsuckers, woodpeckers, warblers, and many more.    Please note this is not an RLHT property. Practice the Seven Leave No Trace Principles.    Recreation Opportunities Conservation Story Rangeley Lake State Park was established …

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