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Portland Breakwater Lighthouse

Bug Light Park, End of Madison Avenue, South Portland, ME 04106
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Quick and easy

I wrote a review of Bug Light Park, of which this lighthouse is part. See that review. This is a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jim C
Simple stunning

I would recommend a visit easy to get too , lots of free parking , many walks near by stunning... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
fluffy001
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Unusual lighthouse designed after Greek monuments.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Bug Light Park, End of Madison Avenue, South Portland, ME 04106
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Reviewed yesterday

I wrote a review of Bug Light Park, of which this lighthouse is part. See that review. This is a great place to relax and I go there quite often.

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I would recommend a visit easy to get too , lots of free parking , many walks near by stunning scenery weather can be very changeable when we arrived it was very misty and within minutes perfect sunshine

Thank fluffy001
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our b&b hosts took us on a tour of some of the Maine Lighthouses. We were so happy that we got to visit this one. The history of the lighthouse, and the ability to walk around on the lighthouse walk made it a very nice...More

Thank Nora B
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Free parking Free admission Uneven terrain on the path to the lighthouse Wheel chair and child stroller accessible from the parking lot to the path near the lighthouse. I wouldn't advise taking a child's stroller or wheel chair on the path to the lighthouse. You...More

Thank TravelVidaa
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

I don't know when the name was applied to this wonderful small lighthouse, but it is "cute as a bug". It once was on a breakwater that went nearly 1900 feet out into the harbor. The land has since been filled in, so that it...More

Thank DavidandGee
Reviewed 14 May 2017

A great place to spend an afternoon with a picnic, a good pair of shoes for hiking the breakwater to the lighthouse, and flying a kite! There is a small beach where you can put your toes in the water and it sits at the...More

Thank Springerlvr02
Reviewed 11 May 2017

This was the first stop on our tour of lighthouses along the coast, and a great place to start. Plenty of available parking for the surrounding park made this an easy location to explore. The view of Portland and the surrounding harbor was wonderful. There...More

Thank Kristen F
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Enjoy free parking with a dramitic panaramic view of Portland Harbor. Short walk to Bug Light. The light was extinguished during World War II and not relit until 2002. A little inside info on the relighting of Bug Light. Around 2002, the U. S. Coast...More

Thank Sid D
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

While on our adventure up the east coast, Portland Breakwater Light was on our list of lighthouses to see. It is also known as Bug Light. We had just left the Spring Point Ledge Light which is very close by. Our GPS had a really...More

Thank TNharleychick
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This was part of our tour of lighthouses and it was just as nice as the others. Worth seeing all of the houses.

Thank Nora S
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