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Owls Head Lighthouse

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Address: 44 05 33 N, 69 02 39 W, Owls Head Light State Park, Owls Head, ME 04854
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Beautiful Secluded Lighhouse

This is a quaint and scenic lighthouse that is worth the extra effort to see. It is a short drive out of Rockland, but be advised that the last stretch to the parking lots is... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Yantis
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27 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a quaint and scenic lighthouse that is worth the extra effort to see. It is a short drive out of Rockland, but be advised that the last stretch to the parking lots is gravel with lots of potholes. Once at the parking area be prepared for an approximate 1/4 mile walk to the lighthouse, but if you are... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of four lighthouses we visited on our recent trip to Maine. It was nowhere near as pretty to photograph as the others (we could not find a way to include the ocean with it, but still was very interesting. We were there on a somewhat stormy day, so the light and the foghorn were going. Having just... More 

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Atlanta, GA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This lighthouse is only a few minutes from Rockland, ME, at the end of Rockland Harbor, and there is a short, 5-10 minute walk from the parking area to the lighthouse, where you will stunning views of the harbor and ocean. Many great photo opportunities. Great story on this lighthouse, and there is a small cemetery right before the parking... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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107 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Close to Rockland and Camden and an easy drive...this lighthouse is just what you picture on the Maine coast. A bit of a walk to the lighthouse itself from the parking lot but well worth it and bit of a climb to the top to get to the lighthouse itself. Great spots to stop along the walk and look over... More 

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South Thomaston, Maine
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I live in he area and have been there many times especially when out of town friends visit and ant to get a glimpse of the Maine coastline and outer islands. And it is great view. From this vantage point one can see the distant mountains, acadia National Park in the distance as well as watch local lobstermen leaving the... More 

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Thank thornton716
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5 reviews
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Well maintained and within short walking distance of the parking area. Worth the walk. The from the lighthouse is breath-taking!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The lighthouse itself is very small, but what makes it worth the trip are the views and the short walking path through the woods to get to it from the parking lot. If you're pressed for time you can probably skip this one, but if you're in the Rockland area definitely check it out.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

This was a great little adventure walking to the lighthouse. It had a great view and a nice gift shop. We looked forward to visiting 3-4 lighthouses while in Maine. This lighthouse was very pretty. I would recommend taking time to visit.

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Lowell, Massachusetts
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74 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

A short walk on a trail from the parking lot the lighthouse rewards you with a nice view overlooking the ocean. What a cute little lighthouse! I am glad we went.

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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Reviewed 27 December 2016

A short walk from the parking lot (less than 1/4 mile) takes you to this nice lighthouse with commanding views of the surrounding area. There is also a nice rocky beach accessible from the parking lot.

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