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Great walk with views and sights

We loved visiting this area. From the campground to the falls everything was nice. The food... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
A395LSgregorym
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Mechanic Falls, United States
Great spot to stop and relax, take photos, see moose

I've been stopping here for over 30 years and I never get tired of the location. The outhouse has... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
scarymary73
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Boston, Massachusetts
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  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
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17 Route, Rangeley, ME
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved visiting this area. From the campground to the falls everything was nice. The food locally was expensive, same with drinks, so I'd pack food next time, but its always nice to help out locals as well so who knows. Great time all in...More

1  Thank A395LSgregorym
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been stopping here for over 30 years and I never get tired of the location. The outhouse has improved; it's always clean and it is kept stocked every time we come by which is a bonus after being on the road for hours. The...More

Thank scarymary73
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Plenty of parking, short walk from your car over the little bridge for a better view of the area. Clean outhouse available across the bridge and a gift shop with gold panning across the street.

Thank peggypauline505
Reviewed 26 May 2017

It was quite a surprise to come upon this site...so pretty. Quiet, clean bathroom, pretty! Getting ready for the holiday weekend!

Thank Mary C
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We stopped here as we were working our way around Western Maine viewing the various waterfalls. There was plenty of water after all the rain we've been having. Picnic tables are available if you want to sit and watch the water as it cascades.

1  Thank SeniorTravelME
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Stunning views of the canyon! I can't believe we found it - I thought for sure we were lost - but around a couple of bends and lo and behold there it was!

Thank Kathleen S
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We stopped here on a whim and were glad we did. It was a perfect stop on our drive from the Portland area to Rangeley. Gorgeous setting, cool rock formations, and fun climbing around. We would recommend it!

Thank TarainMaine
Reviewed 31 August 2016

we drove the whole way on rte 17 in search of moose. stopped across the street at the store & looked back across to C the canyon. snapped pics. Off we went in search of moose. did find 1 back up the road near the...More

Thank stephanieanne2016
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We have been going to the Rangely area for over 25 years and never knew about Coos Canyon.I wish someone had told us as it is a beautiful setting and also a great place to have a picnic and fun with the family. There are...More

1  Thank Peggie D
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Yup,, it's kinda sad to see what used to be a quiet family spot go downhill. There were broken glass beer bottles in the path and rivers edge as well as a multitude of cigarette butts.. A person had relieved him/herself next to our campsite...More

Thank S L
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