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Artists Trail

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 at …

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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 …

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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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44.906702, -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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44.946236, -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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44.965164, -70.645205 DIRECTIONS About the Town Park This spot offers views of Rangeley Lake as well as a public boat launch, sandy beach, public dock, fishing, picnicking and swimming activities.    Please note, this is not an RLHT property. We have listed it here for the purpose of The Artists Trail.   Recreation Opportunities THE …

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44.951885, -70.791708 DIRECTIONS About Bald Mountain There are a couple of ways to hike up Bald Mountain with two trailheads. At the top are 360-degree views of Mooselookmeguntic and Rangeley Lakes and the surrounding mountains. Recreation Opportunities. This conservation area is bustling on the weekends. Try to explore outside of those days to have the …

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44.9825, -70.7841 DIRECTIONS About Perham Stream Birding Trail Located on the back side of Saddleback Mountain, the Perham Stream Birding Trail is a truly special place.    There are over two miles of easy, wide trails leading visitors through a variety of habitats, and several good viewpoints of Perham Stream, Saddleback a Mountain, and Mt. Abraham …

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