White water raftingAdventures near Rangeley

Whitewater Rafting

ELC Outdoors in Errol, NH (45 mins) offers whitewater rafting and ropes courses for the whole family.

Zipline & Lift Rides

The zipline at Sugarloaf Mountain (40 mins) reaches 25 mph and is sure to add some adrenaline to your vacation. Settle your nerves with a scenic chairlift ride to the top of the mountain for stunning summit views.

Amusements Parks

Two kid-oriented amusement parks in New Hampshire offer guaranteed family fun: Santa’s Village (2 hours) and Storyland (2.25 hours).


Two waterfalls located about an hour south of Rangeley are great day trip. Angel Falls is a 90-foot waterfall at the end of a fun ½ mile hike. Just down the road, Coos Canyon is a natural gorge along the Swift River with tumbling waterfalls, multiple wading pools, and a picnic area.

Hot Air Balloons

Androscoggin Balloon Adventures in Auburn, Maine (1.75 hrs) offers rides with spectacular views of the White Mountains and Androscoggin River Valley.

Overnight Trips

For more adventures, favorite overnight destinations are Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor, Maine (3 hours), Mt. Washington in New Hampshire (2.25 hours), and historic Quebec City, Canada (3.5 hours).