Pros: Great mix of trails, Excellent ocean views, Lighthouse
If you've ever wanted to say you've been to the most eastern part of the US you've come to the right place. This is a nice park with lots to see and do. There is a light house on site, ample free parking, and various hiking trails ranging from wooded to scenic (and more challenging) trails which follow the coast line.
We walked both the inland and coastal trails with our dog while we were here in mid August 2013. The day itself was a little rainy and foggy, which I can imagine its like a lot of the time. There are a lot of great views along all the trails - although the coastal trail is particularly nice. You can view towering vertical cliffs of rock with the crashing waves at their base. The inland trail has a nice mix of native trees and moss covered rocks, trees and ground. Makes for some great photo opportunities.
We noticed the area had some wild blueberries, but we did not notice much in the way of wildlife - just a few birds here and there. For us, the hike was very muddy. We went after a rainy day so everything was muddy. They did have some wooden beams across the problem areas, but it was still bad. I'm sure its fine during a stretch of nice weather to dry things out, but be prepared for mud if you go after some rain.
The lighthouse is great. Its short. They have the lighthouse building next to the physical structure turned into guest bathrooms so you won't need to search somewhere else for those which is nice. There is an old bell on site and great views from the lighthouse.
Finally, don't miss taking a picture around the stone plaque dedication the fact that you are in the eastern most point in the USA!!
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