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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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A great light to visit

This is definitely one of the better lighthouses in Maine--with spectacular views of Penobscot Bay. You can even see the lighthouse from the top of Mt. Battie near Camden.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Garland, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

This is definitely one of the better lighthouses in Maine--with spectacular views of Penobscot Bay. You can even see the lighthouse from the top of Mt. Battie near Camden.

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Meredith, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

We ended up here on a rainy day. The ocean was choppy and crashed frequently against the rocks below the hiking trail, the fog horn blew several times, and there were only a few other people around. Easy walk, lots of puddles in the rain. If you have a thing for lighthouses, be sure to check this one out.

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Bloomfield, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

OWLS HEAD LIGHTHOUSE PART I-MAINE’S SMALL LIGHTHOUSE (MAINE’S HIDDEN BYWAYS V) I stand on my rocky point, looking out to the Rockland Harbor approaches and the Atlantic Ocean, as I have done for over 190 years. I may not be as tall as some of my brothers and sisters in other parts of my country, standing only 26 feet high,... More 

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Norman, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The day we visited was very foggy, so it was neat listening the the horn blowing. Was loud, but not unbearable. Easy to get to.

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Wadsworth, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Walking through the parking lot up the trail we really didn't know what to expect - it's a very easy hike maybe a half mile through beautiful rolling Maine terrain. When we rounded the corner we got our first glimpse of the lighthouse and because it was evening it was already lit up which was very cool. It was extremely... More 

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Sherrills Ford, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

What a great day to spend walking the Maine coast and enjoying the beautiful scenery. We went and saw the light house first with its super interesting lens that magnifies the light 16 nautical miles! Then took a trail off the path that lead to the ocean where the kids climbed rocks, found shells, and just loved nature! This was... More 

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Northwood, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We had a good day to visit. There was some haze on the ocean but a wonderful breeze and good picture taking weather. You get to the lighthouse by walking a little way from a parking area in Owl's Head State Park. Had no idea we had to walk in but it wasn't too very far to walk. Once you... More 

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Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Thoroughly enjoyed our short visit to Owl's Head Lighthouse. The volunteer on duty gave us a very good overview of this lighthouse as well as an orientation to the chain of lighthouses along the coast. He gave us good suggestions on which ones to visit on our trek southward which would highlight the different/varied types of structures and lights. Found... More 

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Montville, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

There is a short walk to the lighthouse from the parking area then quite a climb up the stairs to the lighthouse. My mother climbed the stairs when she was 89 years old. The lady who was working in the yard at the tenders house said, as far as she knew, my mother was the oldest person that climbed the... More 

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Johnson City, New York, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This is the best in Maine as far as I am concerned - there is just something special about it that puts the rest of them in the shade. Whenever we visit I feel the same thrill of climbing up the steps to the light and to see the view of the water. Looking forward to my next visit !!

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Address: Address: 44 05 33 N, 69 02 39 W, Owls Head Light State Park, Owls Head, ME 04854
Phone Number: 207-941-4014
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Owls Head

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