Western Maine Waterfalls One Day Itinerary

Note – we put some scheduled times in here just to give you some ideas. You can pick and choose what you want to do. Be sure to look at when they are open and if there are any COVID restrictions. In fact, it would probably be a good idea to call any that you plan to visit just to be on the safe side. 


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The team at waterfall en route to Poplar hut


Breakfast at

Sarge’s Sports Pub & Grill 2454 Main St, Rangeley, ME 04970 | (207) 864-5616

    • Offering breakfast and pub food such as sandwiches, soup, salad, and burgers.

Pick up lunch at Oquossoc Grocery

75 Carry Road, Oquossoc, ME 04964

Head to Oquossoc Grocery to pick up items for your picnic later in the day! This grocer sells “grab and go” items perfect for a lunch while you’re out in nature. 

Head to Angel Falls

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Angel Falls
Angel Falls

Angel Falls is one of the tallest waterfalls in the state, and is no slouch in the beauty department; the waterfall forms the shape of an angel’s wings during high water! After a short 1-mile hike, accompanied by multiple stream crossings, you’ll come across the Angel Falls.



Find a comfortable spot for your picnic

Angel Falls and the surrounding area has plenty of space to provide you with the perfect quiet place to take a break and eat lunch!

Head to Dunn Falls

Andover, ME 04215

After lunch at Angel Falls, head over to Dunn Falls. It consists of a 2.5-mile hike packed with small, unnamed waterfalls until you arrive at your destination. Dunn Falls consists of two waterfalls: the Upper and Lower Falls. Upper Falls is 70 feet high and is a calmer and more relaxed waterfall; Lower Falls is 90 feet high, narrower, and the water flows at a much harsher pace. 

Dinner at Knotty Moose Cabina and Tavern

1359 Roxbury Notch Road, Roxbury, ME 04275

Finish off your day at Knotty Moose Cabina and Tavern, a steakhouse serving daily homemade specials in a comfortable setting. 

Packing Checklist

The weather in Maine can be unpredictable. Therefore, here are some ideas to be prepared. Wear comfortable clothes and dress in layers, Maine is very casual, so you probably will not find any restaurants that require formal attire.


Spring/Summer/Fall: clothes, comfortable sneakers or hiking shoes for walking, sun hat, sunscreen, sweater or jacket, insect repellent, toiletries, and phone/camera

Winter: clothes (layers), ski pants highly recommended, winter boots, jacket, hats, scarves, gloves, warm socks, toiletries, and phone/camera. Please pack a helmet if you are participating in snowmobiling, skiing, or snowboarding.

Hotel Recommendations


Rangeley Saddleback Inn

2303 Main St, Rangeley, ME 04979

The Rangeley Saddleback Inn is a clean and affordable option with great reviews!

The Rangeley Inn & Tavern

 2443 Main St, Rangeley, ME 04970

The Rangeley Inn & Tavern offers gorgeous lodging accommodations at a very reasonable price!

Fun Facts

  1. Dunn Falls actually consists of two separate waterfalls!
  2. Angel Falls (90 feet tall) and the Lower Falls of Dunn Falls (80 feet tall) are two of the tallest waterfalls in the state of Maine!
  3. Angel Falls creates the shape of an angel’s wing during high waters!
  4. The hike to Dunn Falls is accompanied by sightings of many other smaller, unnamed waterfalls!