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Address: Route 17, Rangeley, ME

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Nice rest stop

Pretty place on rt 17. Good place to get out and stretch. Bathrooms available on other side of the bridge. Have the kids look for mica in the parking lot and grounds. Ice cream... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Pretty place on rt 17. Good place to get out and stretch. Bathrooms available on other side of the bridge. Have the kids look for mica in the parking lot and grounds. Ice cream place on road as well.

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Perrysburg, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Be sure to stop by the mart across the street and talk to Rosy about other attractions around the area and gold-panning! If you're looking for a swim, head across the bridge and to the right, following the river (or walk down) to cliff jump into the deep pools!!! Adrenaline rush, and SO refreshing!

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Great place to stop for a rest/picnic. The kids will love the gift shop ( lots of minerals/gems). We saw a moose on our way around noon in pond right alongside road!

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Surry, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Love the experience and the Coos Canyon gift shop had people to give us a class on how to do it!! we had so much fun as a family trying our luck in the Swift River.

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Rumford, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Great little park, good for lunch and people watching. Locals know where to jump from just follow the kids up to the 40 footer. The Swift River is full of GOLD. The real stuff. Great little riverside campground and store to set you up with all you need for a family adventure panning for real gold.

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Spokane Valley, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Small town along our route with a beautiful waterfall course that is right on the highway. There is a gold mining store across the highway that has good coffee and the cashier was very helpful with directions to local outdoor attractions.

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Wrentham, Massachusetts, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We stopped at Coos Canyon on our way North to Rangeley, Maine. It is very picturesque and worth stopping for if you do not have to go out of your way. Don't bother using the rest room/outhouse unless you can hold your breath while in there (horrible.)

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We stopped for a break to get out of the car. Nice area, can see the canyon from the parking lot. Worth a stop to see if you are driving by.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

If the water's flowing high enough (but not too swift) dare to take a jump off one of the many rock faces into the water- I did! If you're feeling lucky try searching for gold. Great place to stop and just walk around too.

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Fort Worth, TX
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We drove up here with the intention of panning in the river for gold. Stopping in shops, etc. along the way locals warned us that most of the areas where you can still find gold have been closed off. So instead of getting into the cold water and panning for hours for most likely nothing, we wimped out and went... More 

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Address: Route 17, Rangeley, ME
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Rangeley

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