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Owls Head Lighthouse

44 05 33 N, 69 02 39 W, Owls Head Light State Park, Owls Head, ME 04854
207-941-4014
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Ranked #2 of 5 attractions in Owls Head
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Lighthouses
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Sudbury, Massachusetts
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58 reviews 58 reviews
9 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

A hidden gem a little off the beaten path. Worth the short walk for some incredible views and a great place to eat lunch (we did). There is also a beach nearby but we did not try it. This was a very nice lighthouse to visit.

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Milford, New Hampshire
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

a short walk along a dirt path over looking the harbor with the waves crashing on the rocks, a great view from the light and a nice little gift shop / info center

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Alta Loma, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

This is a small lighthouse, but what a view! You can see across to Rockland/Camden and the islands east of Owls Head. A little birding, sailboat watching and there was a trail available if you want to hike (we didn't). You need to walk in a ways to the lighthouse and there are stairs to the lighthouse (about 40). It... More

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Toronto, Canada
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101 reviews 101 reviews
43 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We drove out here for a quick look around. A beautiful light house. We were here at sunset. Great views of the ocean. Ice cream and burger place on the way to the lighthouse looked really good.

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Bethesda, Maryland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I love everything about Owls Head! The lighthouse is just an extra :) This is a great stop to make. Not only is it free but if you go on a clear day the views are amazing! They do give tours of the lighthouse during the summer months but there is a minimum age and I believe you have to... More

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Bordentown, New Jersey
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33 reviews 33 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Wow! What a view! My family and I drove up from Yarmouth, Me (1 and half hour drive, I believe). The lighthouse isn't all that big, but the view, once up at the top was an amazing panoramic sweep from the Camden hills to the islands to the harbor below. Nice picnic area with a view and even grills if... More

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Oklahoma
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

If your goal is to see every lighthouse in Maine or you happen to be nearby then I'd say swing by and check it out, but I wouldn't go out of my way. Pretty views, nice landscaping with pretty wildflowers blooming in July. It's a nice little hike and great views but the lighthouse itself isn't anything special and the... More

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

They were filming a catalog picture for Nautica. with the lighthouse in the background. Quaint and fun.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

This lighthouse is set a short walk from the parking lot with trails leading to coastal viewing points. The curators were extremely informative pointing out landmarks in the surrounding area from the lighthouse view. Climb to the top for the lamp view is available. Compared to other lights on the Maine coast this one is a short drive to get... More

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Garland, Texas
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105 reviews 105 reviews
30 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We always enjoy coming to this lighthouse. The views of Penobscot Bay are wonderful. It is one of our favorite lighthouses and they have added a nice little gift shop as well. You can even learn about the dog Spot who once saved a ship by barking in a fog so that a lost boat could find its way home.... More

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