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Dyce Head Foot Path

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Pretty Lighthouse

Nicely maintained lighthouse on private property. Limited on-street parking. There is a sign... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Steffi H
Bowling Green, OH
Dyce Head Light

Beautiful lighthouse in Castine. Be careful when walking on footpath as there are many rocks. Great... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Fulton, New York
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“rocky shore”(3 reviews)
“penobscot bay”(5 reviews)
Short walking trail leading to a scenic and rugged rock.
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

Nicely maintained lighthouse on private property. Limited on-street parking. There is a sign notifying everyone that it is private property. From the sign, you walk along the edge of the backyard to get to the "path". It is unmarked except for a small handwritten sign...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Steffi H
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful lighthouse in Castine. Be careful when walking on footpath as there are many rocks. Great spot for pictures.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

A great place to go exploring, be careful of the very step steps leading down to the rocks, I would not recommend young children or old/frail people do the steps as they are very step and slippery. The lighthouse is very pretty. It’s a great...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 22 July 2018

Love this lighthouse ... follow the path to beautiful views of the of the rugged coast and the lighthouse.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank nowpacking
Reviewed 14 July 2018

One of the sites on the tour of lovely Castine, ME. If you'd like to see a lighthouse, take the short path along the barn to take a photo.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Maggie K
Reviewed 28 June 2018

I visited on the weekend of a Maine lighthouse challenge. As a result, the lighthouse was open to visitors. It's a short climb to the top but the lattice work stairs create a dizzying experience. I have to admit, I was a little worried about...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank mekopp
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Short path to the rocky coast -- beautiful views. It's definitely worth a visit, BUT as with any trails in Maine, check yourself thoroughly for ticks! I had one crawling on my arm and luckily was able to flick it off it before it went...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank StandingRoomOnly
Reviewed 9 March 2018

You can only view the lighthouse from a distance as it is on private property. The walk on the footpath and stairs to the rocky shore lead to beautiful views of Penobscot Bay. It's not a difficult walk for the average person, although we did...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank WendyO522
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We were touring the coastal towns of Maine and were interested in seeing some of the lighthouses along the way. It happened to be pouring rain the day we visited Castine but we drove down to the tip of the peninsula to get a look...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank jaybeeFL
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We've read The Fort by Bernard Cornwell several times so this was a must see. Quite steep--which we knew from the accounts--and amazing view at the base.

Date of experience: October 2017
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