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Rockland Breakwater Light

Rockland, ME
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Very atmospheric with the fog creeping in............

It started off a lovely bright sunny day but by the time we got to the Breakwater the mist was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dennis P
Johnson City, New York, United States
Worth every step !

This is a must walk when in Rockland. It's 7/8 of a mile out the huge granite block 'breakwater' to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dave C
Rockland, Maine
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Visitors can explore the beach area surrounding the lighthouse that was built at the beginning of the 20th century.
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  • Average4%
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It started off a lovely bright sunny day but by the time we got to the Breakwater the mist was beginning to float in. I hadn't completed the walk along the breakwater to the light before so I was determined to do it this time...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a must walk when in Rockland. It's 7/8 of a mile out the huge granite block 'breakwater' to the lighthouse. In addition to the hike in the salt sea air, there's stuff to see all the way out (depending on the time of...More

Thank Dave C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you eat in a restaurant on the coast and see this wonderful light house, you ask how do I get there? The waitress was great. We began to walk out to this historic lighthouse at the end of the Breaker. We kept discussing how...More

Thank boatlvr13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been walking this breakwater ever since we started coming to the area in 1998. We have walked it in every month of the year and it is different every time. The distance, just under 2 miles is not too stressful and the terrain...More

Thank SBWConnecticut
Reviewed 21 December 2017

If you want to sit and watch the ships and boats come in and out of the harbor or just enjoy nature all around you, then the Breakwater Light is the place. Gives one the ability to walk out to the light or just enjoy...More

Thank Wizard1849
Reviewed 11 November 2017

We enjoy walking out to the lighthouse on the Breakwater. The views are unique and fantastic. You get to be out in the middle of the bay with great views of the water, the city of Rockland, and (if you are lucky) some sailboats gliding...More

Thank Russell P
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

The lighthouse has its own parking lot and is easy to get to after leaving Main St. The stone pier is unique which makes it a must do. The views are amazing. You do need to watch where you are walking. The stones are giant...More

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We attempted to walk this early one morning and had to come back later that day due to the high winds causing lots of wave action...very cool to see! It's amazing what went in to making this, as you can see when walking the .9...More

Thank volzcynthia
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Stayed at Samoset Resort, which is adjacent to the lighthouse walk. Made the 7/8-mile walk out to the lighthouse. Beautiful views of Rockland harbor, the lighthouse, sail boats and the Bay. Took great photos from the resort, while on the breaker and from the Ferry...More

Thank M109A7ce
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Even if the lighthouse itself is not one of the best, but the aprox 2 km walking across the breakwater was an unique and awesome experience!

Thank dioral
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Mike P
22 August 2017|
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Cathy S
3 April 2017|
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Response from BG01923 | Reviewed this property |
No. The pathway is constructed with large granite blocks which are irregular shapes and have gaping cracks between each block. It would be impossible in a wheel chair. It is also very difficult for anyone with a walking... More
Corey M
5 December 2016|
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Response from Cheryl L | Reviewed this property |
We've seen people fishing as we have walked the Breakwater.