We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse

Certificate of Excellence
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 2 Fort Road, Southern Maine Community College Campus, South Portland, ME 04106
Phone Number: 866-570-5706
Website
Activities: Fishing

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 77 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 45
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Lighthouse open for tour.

Enjoyed the tour of the lighthouse. Well worth a visit when open for interior tours. Would highly recommend.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
Larrywkn
Add Photo Write a Review

77 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed the tour of the lighthouse. Well worth a visit when open for interior tours. Would highly recommend.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Los Angeles, California
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 via mobile

Just a short drive from downtown Portland. Scenic views and unique (but walkable) breakwater. Nice view of the Portland Headlight and Portland Harbor.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Acton, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
220 reviews 220 reviews
47 attraction reviews
1,167 helpful votes 1,167 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

A deceptively attractive lighthouse and surrounding park situated behind a community college near Portland. The light house itself is located at the end of a 900 feet granite rock water break. There are paved walkways with benches and a small beach in the area as well. We came here for sunrise on our first day in Portland and then the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
South Portland, Maine, United States
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

You can walk out to this 1897 Maine lighthouse on the giant stones that make up the breakwater, and you should. Very scenic, a few free parking spots nearby and a great view of the boat traffic sailing into and out of Portland Harbor. It's a short drive from downtown Portland and there's a public bus, Route 21, that runs... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Arizona
Top Contributor
169 reviews 169 reviews
60 attraction reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Once we found a parking spot, it was a nice challenge walking out to the lighthouse. The walk can be done in about ten minutes, just be careful and take your time. Once your at the lighthouse, just relax and enjoy the views.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Seattle, Washington
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

It was pretty windy, so we didn't stay too long. The scenery is beautiful though. On a summer day it would have been perfect.

Was this review helpful? Yes
South Portland, Maine
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The volunteers that guide you know all the lighthouse history. Beautiful views of Casco Bay and Portland. A great jetty walk included.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Manchester CT
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
8 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Sometimes the lighthouse has tours, its fun to do. Parking is iffy, there are other lots but if you pass them you wouldnt know it and then end up at the end near the point.

Was this review helpful? Yes
jersey
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

nice spot, you have to walk along the jetty to get to the lighthouse at the end, an easy walk that gives you a closer view of the fort out in the water.

Was this review helpful? Yes
new haven, ct
Top Contributor
262 reviews 262 reviews
67 attraction reviews
181 helpful votes 181 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We boat around the islands near our home in CT and see lots of so-called sparkplug lighthouses (as well as listening to the one on the New Haven breakwater which keeps me up on foggy nights). They are very interesting, but you can't see them without a boat, and even then, you are x-amount of yards away. This is the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse also viewed

 
South Portland, ME
 

Been to Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?