establishing the Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum the Rangeley Lakes
Region Historical Society is pursuing its Mission, "to discover,
identify, collect, preserve and interpret artifacts, printed material
and original historical records which document the history and
traditions of the region and its people." Over the past 50 years the
Rangeley Lakes Region Historical
Society has acquired some major and important historical collections
of general interest that will continue to be displayed at its museum
on Main Street in Rangeley. The new Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum
in the nearby village of Oquossoc affords the opportunity to focus
on the region's rich outdoor sporting history by working with its
partners in this venture.
Supporting organizations include:
Rangeley Region Guidesí & Sportsmenís Association is dedicated to
protecting and enhancing the regionís fisheries and wildlife through
stream restoration, habitat enhancement, the Junior Guides Program,
hunter safety and archery courses, teaching fly tying and fly casting
and protecting sportsmenís rights.
Fishing in Maine is dedicated to preserving, protecting, and
preserving Maine's fisheries through education and conservation. FFIM
shares its passion with others and wishes to introduce newcomers,
young and old, to the wonders of fishing.
Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife's mission is
protecting, preserving and enhancing Maine's natural resources,
quality of place and economic future.
Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust's mission is the permanent protection of
significant natural resources of the Rangeley Region for the benefit
of the public and future generations.
can join this partnership with your tax-exempt
donation to the capital
building fund or to our collections.
Nestled between the arching spruce and fir, in the midst of some of
the finest brook trout and salmon fishing anywhere, the Outdoor
Sporting Heritage Museum is located on two acres in the center of
Rangeleyís village of Oquossoc. The Museum not only honors our past,
but it is a gateway to the regionís exciting outdoors experience and
How To Reach Us:
Rangeley Outdoor Sporting
P O Box 521 Rangeley, ME 04970
501©3 non profit organization
4 hours from Boston via
Interstate 95 to Maine Turnpike
Take Exit 75 and travel north on
Continue on Route 4 to the village of Oquossoc