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Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse

2 Fort Road, Southern Maine Community College Campus, South Portland, ME 04106
866-570-5706
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Lighthouses, Landmarks
Activities: Fishing
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Type: Lighthouses, Landmarks
Activities: Fishing

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South Portland, Maine, United States
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3 reviews 3 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 

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Arizona
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59 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 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.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 reviews 4 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.

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South Portland, Maine
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10 reviews 10 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.

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Manchester CT
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7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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.

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jersey
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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.

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new haven, ct
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66 attraction reviews
153 helpful votes 153 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 

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Washington State
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

This is a small and unique lighthouse. The tour was interesting and was led by a very knowledgeable man. You need to walk about 1/4 mile on a breakwater to get to the lighthouse. The stones have some gaps between them so it is not accessible with a wheelchair or walker. The tour requires climbing up and down on sturdy... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We visited this light house whilst in the Portland area. It is well worth the short walk along the rocky walkway out to this light house. The tour is great although you have to be able to climb the short ladders to get up in to the lighthouse platform. An internal stairway takes you through two floors to the top.... More 

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South Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

A must see. Tucked in at the end of the road. A beautiful view of Portland and the boats (ships) coming and going. A great hike out to the lighthouse and well worth the 5 dollars to enter if it is open. Nice surrounding area for lunch or dinner. Bakeries also.

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