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Address: Route 17, Rangeley, ME
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Pretty area for Nature Lovers!

Well worth the ride if your staying in the Rangeley Lakes Region. This is a beautiful spot to stop and stretch your legs and have a picnic. It's a nice drive and there are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Marjorie C
Wentworth, New Hampshire
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Wentworth, New Hampshire
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124 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth the ride if your staying in the Rangeley Lakes Region. This is a beautiful spot to stop and stretch your legs and have a picnic. It's a nice drive and there are area's where Moose hang out along the way. Nice way to spend an afternoon. I wouldn't recommend driving this road at dusk or after dark. Too... More 

Thank Marjorie C
Rumford, Maine
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Amazing views of canyons in Western Maine.. easy access from road. Great place to have a picnic too!

Thank AnnetteRoyMarin
Eugene, Oregon
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17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

We were traveling up to Rangely, via the Rte. 17 Scenic Hwy. As we slowed to go through Byron, Maine a roadside pullout caught our attention. Coos Canyon! We had no ideas what it was before we pulled the car over but we are certainly glad we did. A BEAUTIFUL little canyon/gorge carved through amazing grey granite. The Fall color... More 

Thank Luv2Travel2323
Cape Coral, Florida
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26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

This is a nice area to stop at and stroll along the river to see several different waterfalls. You pay for parking, but it is worth it. Nice easy path along the river. You can get really close to the different waterfalls. Bring your camera.

Thank floridagal2015
Washington, Pa
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176 reviews
114 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Located right on Rt 17, this is a nice place to stop! Picnic tables & grills provided. Beautiful views!

Thank momdzall
Fairfield, Maine
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Beautiful place, great hiking trails, water is cold but refreshing. Walk the rocks do some gold panning on the Sandy river.

Thank 59Lighthouse
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116 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015 via mobile

A most beautiful stop if traveling northward. Grab your gear and try your skill at panning for gold while you're here!

Thank Raymojay
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163 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

This is a must see. You will be glad you made the trip. It is just spectacular. This has to be one of the most popular places to take pictures of. Just Beautiful!

Thank Got_2_see_it
Duxbury, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

Awesome spot to hang out and cool off for few hours. Abut remote but worth the trip in late August. Warm water cool rock structures to climb around and swim amongst.

Thank yellowwaterbottle
Mexico City, Mexico
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73 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
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.

Thank Lgqrules

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