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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
Phone Number: 207-941-4014
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Beautiful scenery!

This was the second time I'd been to the lighthouse. No matter what time of day (before 4:30 because it's dark by then) the view from the lighthouse is awesome!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Stephen U
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English first
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49 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the second time I'd been to the lighthouse. No matter what time of day (before 4:30 because it's dark by then) the view from the lighthouse is awesome!

Thank Stephen U
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I expected so much more than just this little light house. It was a quick trip in the woods, and lots of stairs to a light house and a wonderful view. I was let down I went out of my way for it, but if it's along your travels, you must take a quick stop.

Thank BigMandaPanda
Andover, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited many times. one of the SHORTEST light houses you will see, as it sits on a tall hill. signage talked about tours, but no date or times and I've never seen or been on one. This is an active light with an active fog horn. Don't visit on a foggy day! nice little beach and picnic area to let... More 

1 Thank SuperDuck76
Sharon, Massachusetts
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137 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice walk to this very beautiful lighthouse. The walk is easy and the view is also very beautiful. Parking is sufficient and the access is free. Worth a view if you are on a lighthouse tour. Go and visit.

Thank AbrahamLincolnCPA
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452 reviews
188 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Everyone saying its not worth the walk is crazy! It's an easy walk and scenic at that. The massive stairs to the top make for interesting photos and once at the top the views are incredible! Lighthouse enthusiast must!

1 Thank Palmgirl33
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74 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

There use to be over 600 lighthouses along the Maine coast. now there are less than a 100, and this is one of them. Relatively easy access, but also somewhat difficult to find, GPS does help.

Thank tdammen
Bonita Springs, Florida
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406 reviews
151 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

There is nothing special about this lighthouse and it's a roundtrip walk of .6 of a mile to find this out. If it's the only one you can get to, fine. Otherwise, go down the road a little to Pemaquid.

Thank Spoonball
Lakeville, Minnesota
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139 reviews
82 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015 via mobile

We made a trip out to the lighthouse as we were in the area. It's not bad to stop and see if you're there, but don't make an extra trip just for this. A bit of a walk and the views from the lighthouse are anticlimactic. Several other lighthouses in the area that are way more scenic to see.

Thank MNSiouxFan
New Braunfels, Texas
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

Great views await if you visit here. There is a bit of a walk involved, so perhaps not for everyone. Also long staircase once you get there. It's worth the effort, however with great views and scenery for miles to see.

1 Thank golfguy043
Laurel Park, North Carolina
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16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

This is a great little lighthouse, but make sure you check the schedule to ensure they are open! You can always walk around the bottom, but the real experience is when the volunteers are there and open it up and you are able to go up in the lighthouse and enjoy the museum and gift shop. They have very unique... More 

1 Thank ma102014

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