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Address: , Port Clyde, ME
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Description: Maine state park is home to Owl's Head lsighthouse.

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~My Favorite Maine Lighthouse to visit~

Parking is free- driveway is bumpy- The Owls Head Lighthouse is the main attraction and is my favorite in Maine- You will have to climb many stairs to get to the Lighthouse.The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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Douglas, Massachusetts

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Douglas, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Parking is free- driveway is bumpy- The Owls Head Lighthouse is the main attraction and is my favorite in Maine- You will have to climb many stairs to get to the Lighthouse.The views are spectacular. They also have a beach, mostly rocky but still a blast. They do have facilities, I mean the standard rustic ones. No plumbing here! They... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Light house and a small beach. Light house open on the weekends. Staffed by volunteers. Bring a dollar to put in their donation jar. Light still uses lens from the 1800's.

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Port Clyde, Maine
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

This is a beautiful spot on the ocean, but the stairs are difficult if you have knee problems. Only the first part of the climb would be good for a wheelchair, plus it is a good distance down a dirt road from your car. I would recommend it for younger people or people in excellent health. A lot of hikers.... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We were here in terrible weather, so there was really no view. It was nice to go right up to the light, but it is a very modest light.

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Falmouth, Maine
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71 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This is a great little State Park -- a grassy area along the cliff so you can picnic and watch the boats out on the ocean...on the other side is a rocky beach area, with more picnic spots. And don't forget to take a walk out to the Lighthouse, where you can climb steep stairs to the top for a... More 

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Scarborough, Maine
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53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Had to take my friends to this lighthouse too. It was open for tours. The museum was open!! Beautiful lighthouse too.

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West Menlo Park, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

A great destination on a day ride from Rockland. The view from the lighthouse is spectacular. Go see the water from the lighthouse and then ride the ferry or get out on another boat and see it from the water.

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Johnson City, New York, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Apart from the obvious attraction of the Lighthouse there is so much more to see in this park. You can relax at one of the picnic tables on the grassy area next to the car park or have a wander around the pebbly beach looking for shells and driftwood and playing in the rock pools or you can go for... More 

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Greenville, SC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We were driving up the coast to Bar Harbor and spent the night at The Craignair Inn in Spruce Head. On a whim we turned off to visit Owl's Head State Park and Lighthouse. Beautiful views, cool lighthouse and "beach" - well worth a side excursion.

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Glendale, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

If you can't get great images at this lighthouse you should have your camera confiscated! Wonderful setting minutes from Rockland. Well worth the bike ride or drive. Nice little museum nearby.

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