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Things to do in Rangeley Lake

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Bowling Alley
“Bowling, arcade, live music, food, bar, dart boards, shuffle board. Great place to spend an evening or a rainy day!”
  • 16 locals recommend
Bar
“Excellent food with full bar, lovely view of the lake and mountains, outdoor deck seating during summer months. Friendly and knowledgeable staff.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Pub
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“Lively entertainment, t.v. sports monitors, great brews and drinks, excellent pub food, close by within 15 minutes ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Excellent dinner restaurant with diverse menu and full bar located on Main Street in downtown Rangeley, Maine.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Everyone's favorite foods from on-site fresh ground burgers and fish & chips, hand cut fries , fresh salad choices to delicious homemade desserts. Wonderful outdoor deck seating in the summer with views of the park, Rangeley Lake and the mountains. Great family restaurant sure to please everyone's taste.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Campground
“This State park is a diamond in the rough. One of Maine's best kept secrets. Lots of moose, deer, eagles, and great brook trout and salmon fishing right on pristine crystal clear Rangeley Lake.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
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“Located in Rangeley, the Red Onion Restaurant is an icon in the Western mountains of Maine since 1970! Casual, affordable dining offering homemade fresh dough pizza, our own classic chili and daily specials. They also serve a variety of salads, soups and juicy steaks. Gluten-free and vegetarian options are on the menu as well. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Downtown Rangely is about an hour's drive north of Farmington, and makes a great short day trip. The downtown area has a great park with swimming and boating, and there are lots of nice shops and restaurants in town. Highly recommended.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Food
“Best ice cream in town! My favorite is their creamy soft serve ice cream. They also offer lunch items and tasty fresh lobster rolls. Take the whole family for a special treat. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Store
“Books, nature goods, souvenirs, art, hiking/backpacking gear. Somewhere you must go and browse!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Cinema
“Looking to see a classic movie at an old theater with reasonable prices, weekend shows, check showtimes online.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
“Good food. Cozy atmosphere. May want to go down the street to Park and Main Restaurant if you prefer outdoor seating.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Establishment
“Rangeley Chamber of Commerce is a good resource for local fly-fishing areas.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 3 locals recommend
Golf Course
“Golf in the summer, sledding in the winter (BYO sled). Stop in to the club house for drinks and board games on a rainy day.”
  • 3 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bar
“Excellent food with full bar, lovely view of the lake and mountains, outdoor deck seating during summer months. Friendly and knowledgeable staff.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Excellent dinner restaurant with diverse menu and full bar located on Main Street in downtown Rangeley, Maine.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Everyone's favorite foods from on-site fresh ground burgers and fish & chips, hand cut fries , fresh salad choices to delicious homemade desserts. Wonderful outdoor deck seating in the summer with views of the park, Rangeley Lake and the mountains. Great family restaurant sure to please everyone's taste.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
“Located in Rangeley, the Red Onion Restaurant is an icon in the Western mountains of Maine since 1970! Casual, affordable dining offering homemade fresh dough pizza, our own classic chili and daily specials. They also serve a variety of salads, soups and juicy steaks. Gluten-free and vegetarian options are on the menu as well. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“Good food. Cozy atmosphere. May want to go down the street to Park and Main Restaurant if you prefer outdoor seating.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant

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