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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best viewed from Fort Williams on a clear day. It's quite a site to look and imagine that it was once occupied by light-keepers!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank WayneDaniels
Reviewed October 24, 2018

Ram Island can only be viewed from a distance, visit Fort Williams Park to view it, and visit Portland Head Light at the same time in the park.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rexerazo
Reviewed October 18, 2018

This is a nice lighthouse located out on an island. You need to access it by water. It was a lovely clear day when we were at Portland Head lighthouse so got some good views.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank cakedeco
Reviewed October 6, 2018

oh myyy one cannot take a bad photo from this location. Classic Maine coast landscape, beautiful, don't miss it

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank R H
Reviewed August 1, 2018

I'm not sure how one rates a light house? We saw it from our sunset light house tour we took one evening. I wouldn't take the tour just for this, but was neat to see. A very typical lighthouse that I don't believe you can...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank coloradoMom13
Reviewed May 18, 2018

and isolated. Hard to imagine how lightkeepers could be recruited to maintain the light before it was converted to automatic

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Stephen M
Reviewed March 4, 2018

You can't walk on the jettied land in which the lighthouse sits. So either get on one of the many tour boats heading out to Portland Head Light or use binoculars from Portland Head to see this lighthouse. Went with friends visiting over the summer.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Nellie F
Reviewed November 8, 2017

We saw this lighthouse from Ft Williams and were really able to get a much better look at it during the harbor cruise. Nice lighthouse standing alone. Very solemn looking.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Slick5276
Reviewed August 29, 2017

This is a lighthouse on a small island in Casco Bay. It can be seen from the Portland Head Light area of Fort Williams park. Can be photographed with a telephoto lens of at least 200mm focal length.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Joel W
Reviewed July 24, 2017

You can view this smaller lighthouse from Fort Williams Park, however you can't visit it. It's still a great view and since Portland Head Lighthouse is at Fort Williams Park, you can see them both!

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Amanda K
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