February 12, 2018 - February 11, 2019

Mar 10

Tree Identification & Wildlife Tracking Workshop

Come join us for a hike in the woods and learn to identify common Maine trees and wildlife tracks!  In this workshop, Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust’s Forester/Biologist Nathan Kay and State of Maine Extension Forester, Patty Cormier, will share their knowledge on how to identify trees and wildlife tracks in the winter season. The first 12…

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Apr 21

Smalls to the Wall

RLHT is proud to be a sponsor of the 2018 Smalls to the Wall Creek Race! This event brings whitewater kayakers together for one day of extreme paddling & adventure! The race feature's both Men's & Women's racing division and has individual time trials. There's no mass start and no boatercross. Each participant has two opportunities to run the…

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May 29

Walk the Woods - Hatchery Brook Preserve

Join RLHT staff for a Walk in the Woods on the Hatchery Brook Preserve outer loop. This NEW weekly program is designed to introduce our community to our 32 miles of recreational trails around Rangeley! Bring your family, meet your neighbors, and make some friends as we explore new trails throughout the summer.   The Hatchery Brook Trail is…

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Jun 5

MCC Service Day at Greenvale

Join the RLHT staff and MCC members on June 6th from 8 AM to 12 PM to establish public water access trails, picnic sites, and a public dock. The sandy bottom in Rangeley’s Greenvale Cove is well-known locally. Each summer boaters anchor and raft up for an idyllic Maine afternoon. The shallow cove is the pristine place to let kids be kids and for…

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Jun 12

Walk the Woods - Cascade Stream Gorge

Join RLHT staff for a Walk in the Woods at Cascade Stream Gorge Trail. This NEW weekly program is designed to introduce our community to our 32 miles of recreational trails around Rangeley! Bring your family, meet your neighbors, and make some friends as we explore new trails throughout the summer. The Cascade Gorge Trail provides excellent…

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Jun 19

Walk the Woods - Hunter Cove Uplands

Join RLHT staff for a Walk in the Woods at the Hunter Cove Uplands. This NEW weekly program is designed to introduce our community to our 32 miles of recreational trails around Rangeley! Bring your family, meet your neighbors, and make some friends as we explore new trails throughout the summer.   Explore the new 4+ miles of trail recently…

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Jun 26

Walk the Woods - Rangeley River Trail

Join RLHT staff for a Walk in the Woods on the Rangeley River Trail. This NEW weekly program is designed to introduce our community to our 32 miles of recreational trails around Rangeley! Bring your family, meet your neighbors, and make some friends as we explore new trails throughout the summer.   The Rangeley River parcel is located on…

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Jun 28

Wilderness First Aid

Wilderness First Aid is a two-day course focused on general medical concepts and basic life support skills. This course is perfectly suited for outdoor enthusiasts and seasonal outdoor staff and will prepare them with the medical skills they may need in the front- or backcountry. This course will be taught by SOLO instructor, Jeremy…

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Jul 2

American Red Cross Lifeguard Training

This course will feature online coursework and in-person skill work to reinforce the program. Participants will be trained to prepare, prevent and respond to emergencies in and around the water. Successful completion of the course will gain participants a 2-year certification in American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, First Aid and CPR/AED for the…

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Jul 6

Navigating the Maine Woods with Your Cell Phone GPS

This workshop will introduce the concept and use the Global Positioning System via your smartphone. Utilizing the free map viewer application, Avenza, GPS expert, Patty Cormier, will teach participants to navigate and prepare their own maps for recreational purposes. Minimum age of 16. Rain or shine.   Your smartphone required.   Cost:…

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Jul 10

EcoVenture Youth Camp Week 1

Each day at camp is action-packed! Engaging in new age appropriate adventures each day, campers forge new friends and explore the natural world. They will be hiking, playing and exploring in the woods and waters, canoeing, kayaking, swimming and much more.  Again this year EcoVenture will feature three overnight backcountry trips for our Black…

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Jul 10

Walk the Woods - Bonney Point Trail

Join RLHT staff for a Walk in the Woods on the Bonney Point Trail. This NEW weekly program is designed to introduce our community to our 32 miles of recreational trails around Rangeley! Bring your family, meet your neighbors, and make some friends as we explore new trails throughout the summer.   The Bonney Point parcel is located on Route 4…

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Jul 17

EcoVenture Youth Camp Week 2

Each day at camp is action-packed! Engaging in new age appropriate adventures each day, campers forge new friends and explore the natural world. They will be hiking, playing and exploring in the woods and waters, canoeing, kayaking, swimming and much more.  Again this year EcoVenture will feature three overnight backcountry trips for our Black…

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Jul 17

Walk the Woods - Hatchery Brook Preserve

Join RLHT staff for a Walk in the Woods on the Hatchery Brook Preserve outer loop. This NEW weekly program is designed to introduce our community to our 32 miles of recreational trails around Rangeley! Bring your family, meet your neighbors, and make some friends as we explore new trails throughout the summer.   The Hatchery Brook Trail is…

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Jul 19

Paint Night w/ Local Artist SoJo

Back by popular demand, RLHT is pleased to have Sonja Johnson back to guide both us in finding our artistic talent. As a local artist and teacher, Sonja has inspired adults and youths for over 20 years.  Join us as we explore our creativity while focusing on one of our masterpiece's, the Rapid River! It will be a fun-filled evening at the…

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Jul 24

EcoVenture Youth Camp Week 3

Each day at camp is action-packed! Engaging in new age appropriate adventures each day, campers forge new friends and explore the natural world. They will be hiking, playing and exploring in the woods and waters, canoeing, kayaking, swimming and much more.  Again this year EcoVenture will feature three overnight backcountry trips for our Black…

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Jul 25

CPR & First Aid

Can you help someone in need of medical assistance?  Prepare for your summer outdoor activities by learning adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), AED and basic first aid skills. This course will be taught by RLHT's Shelby Rousseau, an American Heart Association Instructor.  Certification cards will be issued upon successful completion of…

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Jul 30

Intro to Fat Biking with AJs Cycles

Like a lot of riders, it's easy to prejudge the fat bike, expecting them to be slow and cumbersome. It only takes a few moments on one to realize they have a unique ride quality. With the right pressure, big tires let "fat bikes" float on top of soft surfaces, while absorbing the momentum created over bumps.   Join RLHT and our friends at AJs…

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Jul 31

EcoVenture Youth Camp Week 4

Each day at camp is action-packed! Engaging in new age appropriate adventures each day, campers forge new friends and explore the natural world. They will be hiking, playing and exploring in the woods and waters, canoeing, kayaking, swimming and much more.  Again this year EcoVenture will feature three overnight backcountry trips for our Black…

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Jul 31

Invasive Plant Community Paddle

Join RLHT for a two hour morning paddle on Haley Pond. You will learn how to collect aquatic plants and techniques to identify them with expert Invasive Plant Patroller Ellie White. This is a fun, informal paddle that will familiarize community members to the aquatic plants living in our water bodies and the importance of early detection of…

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Jul 31

Walk the Woods - Cascade Stream Gorge

Join RLHT staff for a Walk in the Woods at Cascade Stream Gorge Trail. This NEW weekly program is designed to introduce our community to our 32 miles of recreational trails around Rangeley! Bring your family, meet your neighbors, and make some friends as we explore new trails throughout the summer. The Cascade Gorge Trail provides excellent…

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Aug 7

EcoVenture Youth Camp Week 5

Each day at camp is action-packed! Engaging in new age appropriate adventures each day, campers forge new friends and explore the natural world. They will be hiking, playing and exploring in the woods and waters, canoeing, kayaking, swimming and much more.  Again this year EcoVenture will feature three overnight backcountry trips for our Black…

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Aug 7

Walk the Woods - South Bog Conservation Area

Join RLHT staff for a Walk in the Woods at the South Bog Conservation Area. This NEW weekly program is designed to introduce our community to our 32 miles of recreational trails around Rangeley! Bring your family, meet your neighbors, and make some friends as we explore new trails throughout the summer.   The South Bog Conservation Area…

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Aug 8

Cupsuptic Lake Trail Walk

Join RLHT staff for a walk on the Cupsuptic Lake Trail at Cupsutpic Lake Park and Campgrounds.   Bring your family, meet your neighbors, and make some friends as we explore new trails throughout the summer.   The Trailhead is located within CLPC. The Trail features wetland habitat and is truly unique in this region. The trail is often wet…

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Aug 10

Annual Picnic & Meeting

Spend a serene summer evening with the Board and Staff of Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust, meet your neighbors and celebrate our community. The live music and spectacular view of Rangeley Lake will provide the perfect stage to learn about local conservation efforts and its future. A social hour and dinner are to follow. Your family, friends, and…

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Aug 14

Walk the Woods - Rangeley River Trail

Join RLHT staff for a Walk in the Woods on the Rangeley River Trail. This NEW weekly program is designed to introduce our community to our 32 miles of recreational trails around Rangeley! Bring your family, meet your neighbors, and make some friends as we explore new trails throughout the summer.   The Rangeley River parcel is located on…

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Aug 21

Aquatic Plant Identification Workshop

Join RLHT's Headwaters Lake Protection Program for a two-hour plant identification session at Cupsuptic Lake Park and Campground's Pavilion. This workshop is for community members and Invasive Plant Patrollers. Is there a plant along your shoreline that you are curious about? Bring it in and we will identify it along with you!  Attendees are…

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Aug 21

Walk the Woods - Bonney Point Trail

Join RLHT staff for a Walk in the Woods on the Bonney Point Trail. This NEW weekly program is designed to introduce our community to our 32 miles of recreational trails around Rangeley! Bring your family, meet your neighbors, and make some friends as we explore new trails throughout the summer.   The Bonney Point parcel is located on Route 4…

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Aug 28

Aquatic Plant Identification Workshop

Join RLHT's Headwaters Lake Protection Program for a two-hour plant identification session at Cupsuptic Lake Park and Campground's Pavilion. This workshop is for community members and Invasive Plant Patrollers. Is there a plant along your shoreline that you are curious about? Bring it in and we will identify it along with you!  Attendees are…

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Aug 28

Walk the Woods - Hatchery Brook Preserve

Join RLHT staff for a Walk in the Woods on the Hatchery Brook Preserve outer loop. This NEW weekly program is designed to introduce our community to our 32 miles of recreational trails around Rangeley! Bring your family, meet your neighbors, and make some friends as we explore new trails throughout the summer.   The Hatchery Brook Trail is…

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Sep 16

Forest Legacy Trail Week

Join RLHT staff for a few hours to put the finishing touches on our Forest Legacy Trail system. Have time? We can be flexible. With over 5 miles of trail to trim, we would love your help for a few hours or all day. Stay for an hour or two, we will appreciate any time you can give! Contact Alyssa Andrews at aandrews@rlht.org or at (207) 864-7311 to…

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Sep 18

Cupsuptic Lake Park Trail Volunteer Day

Join RLHT staff for a few hours to put the finishing touches on bog bridges at Cupsuptic Lake Park and Campground's Trail! Lots of lifting and hammering to be done! Stay for an hour or two, we will appreciate any time you can give! Please bring work gloves, eye protection, water, sturdy shoes, and a sunny attitude! After helping out, volunteers…

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