Rangeley Lakes Scenic Byway

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  • The Rangeley Overlook

    A view of the Rangeley Basin and surrounding topography from the Rangeley Overlook

  • The Oquossoc Narrows

    View from Rangeley Overlook to where Cupsuptic Lake flows into Rangeley Lake in the Town of Oquossoc.

  • The Sandy River Chasm

    The Small's Falls rest area is located adjacent to this granite chasm where the Sandy River flows creating a series of popular water falls and pools.

  • Glacial Remnants

    This sculpturesque mineral deposit adjacent to Route 17 is one of many geological formations left from the last Ice Age.

  • On the Way to Rangeley Overlook and Height of Land

    Route 17 provides to the visitor a number of scenic viewsheds when traveling along the twisting and turning corridor.

  • A Moose Poses for the Camera

    A moose stands still in front of wilderness at Rangeley Lakes Scenic Byway.

  • Exploring the Backcountry on Perfect Trails

    A rider in a bright green sled takes to a narrow trail near Rangeley Lakes Scenic Byway.

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  • Trails End Atop a Snow-capped Mountain

    A small cluster of snowmobiles wait near a shed among snow-blanketed conifers.

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  • Lupine in Maine

    This circular image shows the cool, vivid colors of wild lupine along the Rangeley Lakes Scenic Byway.

  • Ready to Go!

    A line of snowmobiles lie among a network of tracks across excellent snow.

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  • Small's Falls Rest Area

    The rushing fall provides a beautiful view for travelers to take in as they relax.

  • Remote Rangeley Wilderness on Winter's Edge

    Typical Rangeley Lakes Scenic Byway corridor view during the fall season with snow highlights.

  • Mooselookmeguntic Lake from the Height of Land Overlook

    Spectacular panoramic views of the Mooselookmeguntic Basin, Toothaker Island, upper and lower Richardson Lake and the White Mountain chain.

  • Beaver Pond Shores

    This remote mountain pond captures the Brimstone Mountain watershed and is home to an outstanding bass fishery.

  • Rangeley Village, Haley Pond, Rangeley Lake, and Maneskootuk Island

    This aerial shows Rangeley Village with Haley Pond in the foreground and Rangeley Lake with Maneskootuk Island in the distance.

  • One of the Many Historical Structures Along the Corridor

    Maine's Western Mountain Region has a tremendous historical archive of vernacular architecture present in the many towns and hamlets of the area.

  • Summer Relief Along the Sandy River

    One of the Sandy River falls entices travelers at the Small's Falls rest area.

  • Route 17 Winds Around Beaver Pond

    This aerial view of Route 17 shows the Rangeley Lakes Scenic Byway as it winds around Beaver Pond amidst a forest bright with autumn color.

  • Toothaker Island and Mooselookmeguntic Lake

    Toothaker Island sits in the middle of Mooselookmeguntic Lake.

  • The Trail Beckons - Let the Adventure Begin!

    A beautiful cloudy sky invites this snowmobile rider to enjoy a great, snowy day in Maine.

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  • View from Height of Land

    The Height of Land provides summer visitors with a stunning view of Maine's forest and Mooselookmeguntic Lake.

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  • Fall Colors at the Height of Land Lookout

    An autumn view from the Height of Land shows evergreen trees among the orange, yellow, and red trees surrounding Mooselookmeguntic Lake.

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  • Tourists at Height of Land Lookout

    Tourists gather at the Height of Land Lookout to enjoy the view of Maine's natural beauty.

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