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Unusual lighthouse designed after Greek monuments.
Bug Light Park, End of Madison Avenue, South Portland, ME 04106
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on a cold and fairly windy day in May, walked the park which was easy and flat, the lighthouse is pretty but not much to see, then we walked around the well key park and flew kites. Lovely views and very quiet.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Lilynavy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This lighthouse is near a college campus, on the waterfront. It is part of a small park near that campus. You can actually walk out to it on a breakwater, but I would recommend caution because the breakwater is a collection of large rocks -...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 6, 2019 via mobile

Not CE place to view wildlife, boats people or just sit and relax on the many benches. Tarred walking paths make for easy exercise. Families having picnic with children and their pets. Kites flying in the air. People of all incomes visit here and seems...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 29, 2019

Iconic lighthouse in a waterfront park, with beautiful ocean views and a nearby sculptural piece honoring the Liberty Ships.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank NHjo
Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

It’s a very short walk to get to the lighthouse and you cannot get into it. The whole park area is really worth the trip. Great views of the city from across Casco Bay.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank EFW2014
Reviewed November 26, 2018

We stopped here as we were leaving town. There are great views of the bay and the tiny light house is a great spot for some vacation pictures. Not much else to see at the park but there is a walking path with some benches.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank teacher152015
Reviewed October 18, 2018

This is an easily accessible lighthouse right on the shore of Portland. It is easy to drive to and has a nice parking area. Great spot if you or your kids like liigthouses.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank cakedeco
Reviewed October 15, 2018

fantastic scenery took a coach tour here and we were not disappointing views were awesome, and the atmosphere was great

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Chris T
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Worth a stop if you are checking out the lighthouses in the Portland area. Can't go inside but you can get up close to it.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Barbara D
Reviewed July 21, 2018

The lighthouse is well preserved. The park it sits in has great views of the bay. You are going to get some great photos to share on FACEBOOK so go take a real camera with you when you visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Krysti W
April 3, 2017|
Response from EFW2014 | Reviewed this property |
No and yes. You can get close but the way the breakwater stones are set up you can not get to the actual lighthouse. Fort Williams Park on Shore Rd has the Portland Head lighthouse and there is a paved walkway that circles... More