Ben Pearson

Since 1991, RLHT has worked hard to conserve 34 conservation areas in the Rangeley Lakes Region, totaling over 14,000 acres. Our conservational areas are open from dawn to dusk, are free for exploration, hiking, photography, birding, family outings, inspiration, and adventure.

RLHT offers over 35 miles of recreational trails, endless waterways, and year-round programs. The outdoor opportunities in Rangeley are endless! If you stop by our office, we can match you with the perfect trail (with great directions!

While you’re here, make an impact that will last forever! It’s easy!

•Explore our trails. They are free and open access for everyone.

•Participate in a program or workshop throughout the year. We have something for every member of your family and are always adding new programs!

•Belong as a supporting member to ensure the programs you love and our work continues forever.

•Protect your land through a variety of donation options. Gifts of all sizes come together to protect thousands of acres. Contact us to learn about your options.

•Follow us on Facebook ( or Instagram (@rangeleyheritagetrust), visit or stop by our office at 2424 Main Street.

Summer of Self-led Discovery

•There’s so much to enjoy on our conservation lands that sometimes it’s challenging to get started. We have partnered to bring you three heritage “trails” to explore at your pace.

•Rangeley lakes birding trail

•If you can’t join us in June for our boreal birding festival, then this is the next best thing! These locations will get you lifers on your list.

•Umbagog National Wildlife Re

•Forest Legacy

•Boy Scout Road

•Bald Mountain

•Loon Paddle

•Hunter Cove Wildlife Sanctuary

•Mingo Springs Bird Walk

•Rangeley Lakes Trails Center

•Saddleback Mountain

•Perham Stream Birding Trail

•Rangeley Lakes State Park

•South Bog Conservation Area

•Height Of Land

•The artist trail

We’ve partnered with Rangeley Friends of the Arts to connect En Plein air artists and photographers with locations on conservation lands and beyond! These spots aren’t only for professionals – these are must-see vistas in the Rangeley Lakes Region for everyone to capture!

•Rangeley Lakes Scenic Byway

•Height of Land

•Bemis Track Causeway

•Perham Stream Birding Trail

•Appalachian Trail

•Bald Mountain

•Proctor Road Lupine Fields

•The Dead River

•Quill Hill

•Lakeside Park

•Shelton Noyes Overlook

•Whip Willow Overlook

•Cascade Stream Gorge

•Saddleback Mountain

•Smalls Falls

•Dark skies trail

Rangeley is beautiful by daylight, but when the sun sets, it explodes celestially. These spots will offer you the best opportunities to see the Milky Way, constellations you never knew existed, and catch a shooting star.

•Quill Hill

•Perham Stream Birding Trail

•Height of Land

•Rangeley Lake

•Kennebago Lake Causeway

•Forest Legacy

•Mingo Loop Bridge

•Stephen Phillips Wilderness Campground

•Shelton Noyes Overlook

•Whip Willow Farm Overlook

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