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Bug Light Park

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South Portland Greenbelt Pathway, South Portland, ME 04106
+1 207-767-7299
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“bug light” (35 reviews)
“nice park” (13 reviews)
South Portland Greenbelt Pathway, South Portland, ME 04106
+1 207-767-7299
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lovely park area. You can walk out to the light. The large stone blocks to the light are uneven. Park pathways level. No fee. Plenty of benches. Fantastic views of Portland and the port area. Maybe 10-15 minutes from Old port area.

Thank crloganphila
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of many (65) lighthouses in the Portland area. Great view of the many islands in the harbor area. A few benches and tables where one can relax and soak in the surroundings.

1  Thank Pat K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love it here. All kinds of stuff going on through out the summer. If you want relaxation you can just sit on the lawn or by the water and watch the boats pass through the casco bay all day.

Thank mpshea63
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This Lighthouse is easy to view from the shore in Portland. It was an easy drive and offered great opportunities for photography.

Thank cakedeco
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Free parking Free admission Wheel chair and child stroller accessible Easy to find via GPS No restrooms No water fountains Pet friendly Open sunrise to sunset Moderate walking on uneven terrain Adjacent to the Liberty Memorial and light house. You can bike, jog, walk your...More

Thank TravelVidaa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great view for the coast area. This area can be foggy at times. If not it is a great view of the bay, and the ferry as it passes.

Thank P9508MMgeorges
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Once they cranked out Liberty Ships for WWII here. Now it's a great spot to view Portland Harbor. A nice paved path takes you around the perimeter and there are plenty of benches where you can stop and enjoy the view. A wide open lawn...More

Thank MaineTraveler920
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Only a few minutes from Portland, and you get a great view of the Casio Bay islands. Perfect place to fly a kite, eat a picnic lunch, or just hang out and enjoy the ocean air.

Thank ktfagan
Reviewed May 10, 2017

This park has an interesting history and is capped off with a small lighthouse called Portland Breakwater Lighthouse (aka Bug Light). Portland, Fort Gorges, and Spring Point Light are all visible from the park. There is plenty of available parking - be sure to visit...More

Thank Kristen F
Reviewed April 27, 2017

This is a spark plug lighthouse at the end of a short rocky walk. Its ancient and a delighter. Around it is a park and some good views of Portland with seating and telescopes (free). Also here is an interesting memorial exhibit to the ship...More

Thank CS1Portland
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Jonathan P
Is there certain hours?
April 30, 2017|
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Response from grahamc288 | Reviewed this property |
I cannot improve on the previous answers. I believe they cover the situation. Have fun.
Kayla Marie G
Does this place have a bathroom?
September 4, 2016|
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Response from Jack M | Reviewed this property |
Porta toilet nearby.