Coos Canyon: Maine’s Popular Roadside Stop and Gold Panning Location

Coos Canyon

People pan for gold in Maine? You bet, at Coos Canyon, a very popular roadside stop along the Swift River in Byron!  This hidden gem is definitely worth the trip.  This scenic stop is a 500-yard gorge that sits right next to the road.  It’s a great place to stretch your legs or have lunch.  The … Read more

Height of Land: Ultimate vantage point worth the stop

Panoramic Views     If you’re traveling in the Rangeley region of the state, be sure to stop at Height of Land.  This roadside rest stop overlooks Mooselookmeguntic Lake and the valley.  You’ll have the best view of the Rangeley Lakes Region and surrounding mountains, too.  The Appalachian Trail passes close by this roadside stop.  … Read more

Why you have to stop at Smalls Falls, Maine

 Beautiful Roadside Stop   Smalls Falls is located not far from Rangeley just off Route 4.  The short hike to the falls takes about one minute and is incredibly easy, making it great for kids.  A sign clearly marks the Smalls Falls rest stop entrance. [Update: We’ve had some reports that the sign is missing.  … Read more

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