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Considered to be the "most photographed" lighthouse, this 41-foot conical tower sits on the summit of Cape Neddick Bubble, a small offshore rocky islet, looking proudly over the Atlantic.
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Sohier Park, York Beach, Maine, York, ME 03909
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All reviews on the rocks gift shop light house sohier park new england parking lot beautiful spot york beach rocky island small island parking area maine coast take pictures parking is limited great photos enjoy the view crashing waves
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I wanted to lighthouses along the east coast and so we traveled to York to see the Nubble Lighthouse. Although it was under some restoration work it still was a beautiful lighthouse to see. We could wander out on the rock and...More

Thank PT1102
Reviewed 1 week ago

No matter how many times I drive through Sohier Park to view the lighthouse, I am never disappointed. It sits so peacefully on an island with never a sign of life except for the seabirds. And yet , so close you feel you could reach...More

Thank rcmsauve
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is definitely worth a visit for photos. You can not visit the lighthouse itself as it is on an island. There used to be a cable vehicle for the lighthouse keeper to "commute" on. It no longer exists. There is a nice small shop...More

Thank annsmap
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the most photographed lighthouses in THE WORLD! Seriously it’s on a island you can’t get to but the parking lot across from it is close and there is some wicked Ice Cream right up the street. See both. You won’t regret...More

Thank DFerland
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were disappointed that when we visited the lighthouse it was surrounded by scaffolding that partially obscured it. The other disappointing point is you cannot visit the lighthouse but can only observe it from a distance. The scenery and rock formations are worth the drive...More

Thank dd83686
Reviewed 1 week ago

The quintessential New England Lighthouse is right here. Beautifully situated on a little rock island just stone's throw from the mainland. Great rock formations with waves crashing all around you. We spent an hour here just taking in all of the beauty

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 1 week ago

This would have been a beautiful lighthouse but alas, it was under construction or renovation and the tower itself was all covered up. See picture. Parking here is a challenge. We parked in the Foxy Lobster shack, ate something, then went walking the short distance...More

Thank sandiablonde
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You cant go out to the island the lighthouse but there are enormous rock outcroppings that you can go out and walk around. Easy climbing if you chose but dont have to. Really pleasant place even on a blustery day to explore. The rain stopped...More

Thank Kerry S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very pretty setting for a lighthouse. When we arrived they had just finished taking the scaffolding off.

Thank CarolynJ1124
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gorgeous spot to see the light house & ocean, breathe the fresh air! Warm, friendly staff at the gift shop is a plus.

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memueller
September 15, 2018|
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600craigz
July 5, 2018|
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Response from RYYS | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the scaffolding is still up but it only covers a portion of the site. It’s still worth visiting, but if you like taking lighthouse pictures more artistic than snapshots, then it may not be the best time to visit.
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Julia A
May 16, 2018|
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Response from jm g | Reviewed this property |
I was there in mid October - there were several people. but admittedly, the winds keep the people 'moving' - as a photographer, I probably spent more time there than your general lighthouse tourist type. The weather here is... More
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