Skiing Alternatives in Rangeley | RTX Traveler Magazine

The skiing in the Rangeley Lake Region is sensational to say the least, but what do you do to enjoy nature if attacking the mountainside is not your forte? Luckily there are plenty of other wintertime alternatives, so take a look at these three exciting ways to discover the Western Maine wilderness.

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Hike a Winter Wonderland

Once a necessity for those who lived in cold weather climates, modern snowshoeing has become a fun recreational activity for families in the winter. It can also be an adventurous trek for those exploring the back country or even a competitive sport for those with racing in their veins. Join the staff at Sugarloaf for a snowshoe Safari and meet new friends at the “Shoe ‘n Stew” lunch tour or embark on a moonlight snowshoe adventure.

Contact:
Sugarloaf
5092 Sugarloaf Access Road
Carrabassett Valley, ME
(800) 843-5623
www.sugarloaf.com
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Tour the Countryside

Rangeley is located on a unique loop trail system that offers some of the best and most varied snowmobile trails in the state.  Ride through fields and forests, frozen rivers and lakes, and rugged mountain terrain leading to fabulous scenic vistas with breathtaking views. The abundant wildlife in the Rangeley area yields frequent sightings of moose, deer, and rabbits. Rent snowmobiles and gear for the whole family for a half day or a whole day at Camp Do What You Wanna.

Contact:
Camp Do What You Wanna
2419 Main Street
Rangeley, ME
(207) 864-3000
campdowhatyouwanna.com
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Rangeley from the Sky

Blanketed with lush pine forest and peppered with countless streams and lakes, the Western Maine mountains are a nature lover’s dream come true. Resting among the unspoiled lakes and mountains in the quaint town of Rangeley is an outpost for Acadian Seaplanes. Offering a variety of sightseeing tours and fishing expeditions, Acadian Seaplanes is the best way to experience and explore the majestic wilderness that is the Rangeley Lakes Region from high in the sky.

Contact:
Acadian Seaplanes
2640 Main Street
Rangeley, ME
(207) 864-5307
www.acadianseaplanes.com

 

 

 

 

 

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