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still great view.

i've wrote this before but i think it needs to be said again.this is a sight you think you would... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rumford, Maine
Best view around

Best view around - day - night - any season Many published photos of the view. I pass this on my... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2019
Rangeley, Maine
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This 512 acre- parcel has been conserved by RLHT to forever ensure that this spectacular vista remains unspoiled. Located along the Rangeley Lakes National Scenic Byway and bordering the Maine Bureau of Public Lands, the Appalachian Trail...more
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Rangeley, ME
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All reviews mooselookmeguntic lake great view appalachian trail national scenic roadside attraction plenty of parking fall colors watch the sunset road side western maine take pictures new hampshire nice stop parking area mountains and lakes short drive easy access
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i've wrote this before but i think it needs to be said again.this is a sight you think you would see from heaven. perfect lakes and sometimes a few clouds around look perfect.a few years ago they put in a very good turn out area.now...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank nery233
Reviewed 16 January 2019

Best view around - day - night - any season Many published photos of the view. I pass this on my way to / from work - always a great view.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 10 December 2018

First time I was at Height of Land was on a pristine fall day at the peak of color. Never to be forgotten. Pictures could not do it justice - it had to be experienced and absorbed.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Robert A
Reviewed 3 December 2018

God made the Height of the Land for all of us to enjoy!.....simply magnificent! We stop here each time we come to Rangeley, ME.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

Apparently the this overlook along a logging road evolved over the years. Before the area was marketed a an all-year destination the only regular recreational visitors were sports fishermen looking to land large trout and land-locked salmon. Now there is the Rangeley Lakes Scenic Byway...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank ImmerWandern
Reviewed 25 October 2018

We drove the Scenic Highway which was great and this place provided an expansive view of the valley below and the fall colors. It was raining which spoiled it for us.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

My wife and I were traveling to the Rangeley Lake area and came up via route 17, on which this roadside attraction is found. The overlook is nice and long with plenty of parking spaces and is nicely apportioned. There are multiple plaques with useful...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 20 October 2018

Granted, we saw this on a rainy day, but I'm not clear what all of the fuss is about. You can park in a paved lot beside Rt 17 and see the view which is pretty, but not unique for Maine. You don't have to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 619ronc
Reviewed 19 October 2018

See the lakes from above; learn about history & geology from the info kiosks. If it's on your route, pull into the overlook and enjoy the breathtaking view.

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed 17 October 2018

The vastness of the view and the complete silence except for the calls of soaring birds of prey, makes you want to hang out here eternally.

Date of experience: September 2018
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3 October 2018|
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Response from Jim J | Reviewed this property |
Probably over to Bridgton, N to Bethel (back route along State/ National Forest is great) then N from there through Rumford, N.