Birds & Brews Saturday, June 25, 2022 5:00pm to 7:00pm Join us for an evening walk and crack a cold one while we listen for and identify songbirds located within walking distance from the Base Lodge. Bring binoculars if you have them. Please be prepared with hiking shoes, bug spray, and appropriate clothing given the weather forecast on the day of the class. The cost is $65 and includes a craft beer of your choice. Other Birds & Brew dates: 7/9, 7/23, 9/10, 9/24 Contact Email: ADVENTURES@SADDLEBACKMAINE.COM Click this link to sign up online: HTTPS://BIT.LY/3ZATNMR
Sunday Morning Common Loon Paddles on Saddleback Lake Sunday mornings 8:30-10:30 a.m. Take a guided kayak trip with NICK LEADLEY to observe loons of the Rangeley Lakes Region. Nick is a specialized bird photographer and loon enthusiast. He has been photographing common loons and native wildlife for 20 years plus. He prides himself in sharing the splendors of the Rangeley Region, including its native inhabitants and fauna. Guests must arrive 20 minutes prior to their scheduled activity time. Open to ages 9+. Max of 6 per trip. Meet at the base lodge at the Guest Services Desk 20 minutes before start time. For
Sunday Geocaching Sundays from 10 AM - 12 PM Enjoy a Sunday Funday outdoors for the kids! Geocaching has finally made it to Saddleback Mountain. Geocaching uses GPS and other navigational techniques to hide and seek containers, called "geocaches" or "caches" at specific, marked locations. Come drop the kids off for an exciting treasure hunt! Geocaching is a great activity to get outside, explore the Maine woods, and find some cool souvenirs to bring home. There are quite a few boxes hidden all around the mountain, see if you can find them! Child drop-off location will be the deck at
Saddleback Lake Sunset Canoe Trips Sunday evenings 5-7 PM Sitting just a few miles from the base of Saddleback Mountain is Saddleback Lake. Come take a quiet paddle on the lake that provides endless views of the mountain, and great opportunities to see some wildlife up close. Meet at the Guest Service Desk 15 minutes before your adventure is scheduled to begin. For more information please contact the Saddleback Outdoor Programs team at ADVENTURES@SADDLEBACKMAINE.COM. Click this link to sign up on line: HTTPS://SADDLEBACK-MAINE.CHECKFRONT.COM/RESERVE/ Cost is $45.00.
Enjoy a 3-day fly fishing experience led by our own Dr. Bill Richards, a Master Registered Maine Guide! Day 1: Introduction to the “Art of Fly Fishing” - A little history of the Rangeley Region. An overview of fly fishing equipment and its application. Demonstration of the “overhead cast” and proper body position, fly rod grip, and mechanics and begin to practice your skills with Coach Bill. Time: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Day 2: Student Practice Sessions - Coach will offer feedback and constructive tips to help improve and perfect your cast. Time: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Day 3: Guided
United Way of the Tri-Valley Area is excited to offer our 6th annual COLOR ME UNITED 5K Run/Walk this year! The event will be August 27th, 2022. The race will start at 9am with a huge color explosion at the Narrow Gauge Movie Theater parking lot, right off Front Street in Farmington. The race will end there as well. This year will be even more COLORFUL and fun, come dressed as cool or funky as you can, with your team or as an individual. Interested walkers, runners, teams, or individuals, etc. can register online at www.uwtva.org for just $30, teams
Carrabassett Valley – High up on Sugarloaf Mountain, an outdoor Amphitheater nicknamed The AMP, will be the site of summer worship services conducted by Sugarloaf Christian Ministry. The AMP is located just West of the top of the Super Quad chair lift and has stunning views, benches for participants, a platform for leaders, and a fantastic sound system. These interdenominational services will utilize the outdoors, be informal, and kid friendly. The Rev. Earle Morse exclaims, “After a two-year hiatus we are delighted to get back on the hill. Sugarloaf and the Ministry have partnered to bring this community resource to
Afternoon Common Loon Paddles on Saddleback Lake Wednesday afternoons into early evenings 3:30-5:30 PM Take a guided kayak trip with NICK LEADLEY to observe loons of the Rangeley Lakes Region. Nick is a specialized bird photographer and loon enthusiast. He has been photographing common loons and native wildlife for 20 years plus. He prides himself in sharing the splendors of the Rangeley Region, including its native inhabitants and fauna. Guests must arrive 20 minutes prior to their scheduled activity time. Open to ages 9+. Max of 6 per trip. Meet at the base lodge at the Guest Services Desk 20 minutes before start
Haley Pond Sunset Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Trips Wednesday Evenings 5-7 p.m. Join the Saddleback Outdoor Programs team for sunset SUP on Haley Pond located right in the town of Rangeley, Maine, every Wednesday evening this summer. To sign up email ADVENTURES@SADDLEBACKMAINE.COM or sign up online: HTTPS://BIT.LY/HALEYPONDSUP
FREE Kid's Bike Groups Thursday afternoons 3-5 p.m. Saddleback's bike trails are located in the South Branch area of the lower mountain. These gradually sloped trails include sections great for beginner riders. This weekly kid's program will work on a progression from flat gravel riding to eventually going down some of our green-level beginner bike park trails. The first few weeks will be spent on gravel, likely a parking lot to work on skills. This program runs from June 2nd through the Thursday before Labor Day weekend. BYOB - Bring Your Own Bike. Rentals are available as well. Riders must
Friday Fire & Marshmallow Roast at the Base Area Fridays outside of the Fat Tire Mountain Bar behind the Saddleback Mountain Lodge from 5-8 p.m. Time 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Admission FREE Contact Email ADVENTURES@SADDLEBACKMAINE.COM On-line sign up: HTTPS://BIT.LY/3GBNQAR
Free Kids' Nature Walk Saturdays 2-4 p.m. Join us on our Kids Nature Walk through the South Branch section of Saddleback Mountain in Rangeley, Maine. Kids can begin to explore the Maine woods and learn about the amazing ecosystem we have here. This fun activity includes learning about the different plants, bugs, moss, fungi and so much more while fully immersed, at no cost! This activity is free, but we ask you to sign up ahead of time so we can anticipate group size. Click this link to sign up: HTTPS://BIT.LY/3WZ1IPD Questions? Contact Saddleback Outdoor Programs at (207)-864-5671 or email ADVENTURES@SADDLEBACKMAINE.COM.