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cool lighthouse

You can't actually visit this lighthouse as it sits on an island in Bar Harbor and is a bird... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jmmaccord
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Suffolk, Virginia
So cool

We took the lobster boat around the island and got great pictures of all of the wildlife. A... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Edward L
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Winter Park, Florida
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Park Loop Road, Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04605
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't plan on seeing this unless you are on a boat tour. Otherwise will need binoculars. Don't waste your time looking for it from land.

1  Thank Bruce M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can't actually visit this lighthouse as it sits on an island in Bar Harbor and is a bird sanctuary. But it looks cool and got a great pic from the park.

Thank jmmaccord
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the lobster boat around the island and got great pictures of all of the wildlife. A beautiful sight.

Thank Edward L
Reviewed September 8, 2018

Beautiful. Can only get to by boat. Lots of birds in the island. Our boat only went by it. But it's so beautiful to look at

Thank laurahollenbeck
Reviewed August 21, 2018

Took the excursion with LuLu's and got to see the amazing views. The sights of the seals and birds were breathtaking!

Thank LisaintheEast
Reviewed August 19, 2018

I've never taken a boat tour to see this place, but I have seen it from the overlooks before Sand Beach on the park loop road. Take binoculars to really get to check out this location from the pull off.

Thank Jonathan K
Reviewed July 27, 2018

We took a both tour with Acadian Boat tours to see this lighthouse. We highly recommend this company. If you enjoy seeing lighthouses, you will be happy. There isn't really a lot more to say. You cannot access this lighthouse or visit the grounds.

Thank Anne S
Reviewed July 5, 2018

Maybe one of the ugliest light houses but it has many seals nesting on it. We took the Acadian boat tour at mid afternoon and saw the light house and harbor seals laying around getting the late afternoon sun.

2  Thank Howard F
Reviewed July 1, 2018

We were able to see this magnificent lighthouse from a boat. The harbor seals that inhabit the shore were very cute and entertaining as well.

Thank JunctionGirl
Reviewed June 28, 2018

We didn't go on the island where the lighthouse was but during a tour we did pass it and there were so many seals on the rocks below! I also though the lighthouse from the water looked beautiful.

2  Thank Lola2012
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