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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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worth the stairs!

Beautiful lighthouse! Was surprised that people are allowed to climb inside the actual lighthouse and see the lense up close. The view was fabulous. The lighthouse attendants were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Laurie M
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Brackenridge, Pennsylvania
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Brackenridge, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful lighthouse! Was surprised that people are allowed to climb inside the actual lighthouse and see the lense up close. The view was fabulous. The lighthouse attendants were nice and informative. Really enjoyed the experience

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The view is lovely. Our visit was especially enjoyable because we did a little research (lighthousefriends web site) beforehand. Stories of ghosts, hauntings, a couple encased in ice and Spot the fog bell ringing dog enhanced the experience.

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Thank LA B
Millerstown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful located lighthouse, overlooks the water. Well maintained. Sunset is spectacular, thought it closes right about that time (Coast Guard facility). Well worth seeing. About a 1/4 mile walk on a dirt trail (few signs pointing to it, but you are going in the correct direction).

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Baldwinsville, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Short peaceful hike with some beautiful views of the surrounding area during the hike and at the light house. Climbing the ladder in the lighthouse to the light may be a bit much for those with physical problems (but you can still enjoy the views from the hike and bottom of the light house.

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New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on a foggy day - so can not comment on the view. Interesting lighthouse well worth the short walk along the coast from the parking area. Close to Rockland.

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Winslow, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went Saturday, very few people. It's a beautiful lighthouse with a beautiful view. We didn't visit the gift shop. We didn't stay long , but it's nice to see. It's free.

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Waterford, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well kept area beautiful view. A lot of area to walk around. Steps are pretty steep and area at the top is small

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Tiverton, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As far as lighthouses go, this may be the most beautiful given it's location, small size and the ability to get so close and personal. Finest one to see in Maine.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Short tower, but long stairs/ramp to the top. Great views of the surrounding ocean and countryside. Got there late in the day so the shop was closed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I ended up here on a short day trip for work. My coworker and myself were able to make the relatively quick walk to this lighthouse and see the views. Amazing! It's about 5 miles from town. You'll probably need a car to get here. The walk is 10-15 minutes from the parking area. The views are amazing. The views... More 

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