Rockland Breakwater Light

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Rockland Breakwater Light
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Visitors can explore the beach area surrounding the lighthouse that was built at the beginning of the 20th century.
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SnowyShasta
Portland, OR1,547 contributions
Unique setting with its causeway
Sep 2021
The Rockland Breakwater light itself didn't impress us too much - it looked fairly run down, in need of a new coat of paint, and it wasn't open for entry. But, the long causeway (breakwater, I guess) leading out to it was definitely unique, and we enjoyed the long walk (it's just shy of a mile) out there, with some pretty views along the way. The rock causeway was impressive with its huge stones (and it was built before the lighthouse), so we were happy we took the time to explore. It was close to an hour of time from leaving our car, walking to the light, taking some photos, and returning.
Written October 11, 2021
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challst
Jackson, MS35 contributions
Nice Walk on Drizzly Day
Sep 2021 • Solo
Nice walk on a drizzly day. The breakwater is made of large rough stones. Surface wasn’t slippery despite drizzle though mildly uneven in places. Wall is about 2 miles out and back. Views are great!
Doesn’t have a fixed address but if you GPS to Jamieson Park it will get you to the ample stree parking where the road ends.
Written September 30, 2021
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Kathy G
Auburn, NY561 contributions
UNIQUE - Very cool lighthouse!
Oct 2020
While travelling through Maine, everyone stops at lighthouses. After a while, they all start to look the same. This lighthouse was unique and worth a look! Parking was available. There is an almost one mile walk out on a wide, stone break wall in order to get to the lighthouse. Hold on tight to your purse, wallet, camera, phone, etc. - as the gaps in the boulders/rocks are open at times and if those items fell, they could be lost. Watch your footing and take you time - mostly flat but some uneven surfaces. The lighthouse is accessible all the way around and has great views. There were many sailboats and other boats that went past while we were there. great photo opportunities!!
Written September 19, 2021
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Lisa M
New York City, NY19 contributions
Picturesque
Sep 2021 • Couples
Beautiful scenery, great place to take pics. Lighthouse is at the end of a long and rocky path. Twice I attempted it, but chickened out. Fine if you’re not clumsy, lots of people of all ages making the trek.
Written September 6, 2021
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janicepk
Annapolis, MD903 contributions
Masted ship beside lighthouse
Aug 2021 • Couples
We were lucky to see the American Eagle, a 3 masted ship , cruise by the lighthouse. It is a nice walk , although on stones all the way out.
Written August 27, 2021
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Katherine K
Little Egg Harbor, NJ241 contributions
Let down
Aug 2021
We made the trek having water and decent shoes. The view is great but the lighthouse was closed. I hoped for something better.
Written August 21, 2021
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lightfootkkkg
Bedford, NH20 contributions
Hot day for hike !
Aug 2021
It was an enjoyable walk out! Hint don’t do this in sandals ! It was a beautiful day with lobster boats cruising around !
Written August 16, 2021
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Allen W
57 contributions
Prepare to walk a while
Aug 2021 • Couples
My wife bought the t-shirt at the owls head lighthouse, so we were obligated to make the trek. It is 7/8 of a mile on uneven granite, and was hard to photograph the actual lighthouse once we got there. We did see a working lobsterboat on the walk out which was a plus to watch them work. I had knee surgery with a total knee replacement that was scheduled before we left for Maine which made it more challenging, but not impossible..
Written August 15, 2021
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NHjo
Saco, ME3,709 contributions
Binoculars, anyone?
Jul 2021
Well, you can't see much from the shore unless you have binoculars, and I wasn't going to walk to it along those rocks with gaps in them -- way too hazardous, especially if a storm were to come up before making it back to land. Otherwise, it's a very unique and historic lighthouse and a marvel close up, I'm sure (but I'll never know).
Written August 1, 2021
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Stephen S
San Juan, Puerto Rico505 contributions
A Walk and a Workout
Jul 2021 • Solo
A super walk for a work out. Requires concentration and balance. It is nearly a mile in each direction. No bathrooms and the large cut stones of the pathway are irregular with considerable distance between. Not for unattended children, the incapacitated/limited or wheelchair bound. Can be wet and slippery. You must stop along the way and at the end to enjoy the beautiful views.
Written July 16, 2021
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