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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The lighthouse and Fort Preble are in the same area. The walk out to the lighthouse was very cool, watch your step!! You can not get into the lighthouse but you can get close enough to touch it.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank EFW2014
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

My nieces and nephew (3, 7, 8 & 9) have lots of energy to burn and bringing them here is a good bet. They love climbing the rocks to the light house and let their imaginations run. Best to save this for good weather- rocks...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ingridaw79
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

No matter the season - although summer is the most pleasant - Extraordinary views of Portland Harbor - FREE!!!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank loisr573
Reviewed November 15, 2018

Spring point ledge lighthouse is a scenic and pretty place to visit. The jetty that reaches out to it is a great way to get exercise. Take your time on the rocks they are irregular and require careful stepping. On a beautiful day it is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Joyfullyinme
Reviewed November 6, 2018

One of the smaller lighthouses of Portland, ME. You are not allowed to walk out to the actual lighthouse. Nice view from the bulkhead.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank FunGaw4
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

If you have never walked out to the iconic “Sparkplug” lighthouse, you should do so. The distinctive shape is what earned Spring Point Ledge Light it’s nickname. When you get to the end of the breakwater, you will be rewarded with great views of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank derekcL2513WC
Reviewed October 30, 2018

Caution to clumsy people like myself!! There is a nice flat looking rock path you can walk on to get out to the lighthouse. I found that very cool and was excited to go out there, however I lost my footing and fell on the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank loriicenhour
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

Very scenic and pretty lighthouse located at the end of the breakers, you can walk out on the rocks, just be careful if they’re wet. Lighthouse was closed when we were there, but you can see the cruise ships if they are docked in Portland.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rexerazo
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

Really cool Lighthouse to check out if you're in the area! Beautiful views from this park. I did not walk all the way to the lighthouse due to it being so windy and cold. The walk to the lighthouse is large rocks and not 100%...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tan T
Reviewed October 18, 2018

This Lighthouse is very easy to access from Portland and offers great photo opportunities. It is adjacent to the campus of Southern Maine Community College It was a sunny day so it was easy to see. Access is across a rocky ledge that juts out...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Family of 5 - lodging near Portland (4 Replies)
We are looking for a place to stay for 2 nights in July (Thurs - Sat). Looks like Old Port is a bit pricey. We have a car, so can stay further out. We are visiting Bowdoin College and Freeport on Friday, but would like to head to South Portland on Sat to climb the Spring Point Ledge lighthouse tower and visit Portland Head Light and Portland Breakwater lighthouses, too. Any recommendations for a good area/hotel would be much appreciated. Thanks!
May 20, 2013|
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You could easily keep whatever lodging you have for the Bowdoin/Freeport part of your trip and do a day trip to the sites of Portland. Freeport to Portland is only about a 15 minute drive.