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Crazy Cool

This was the first lighthouse and breakwater that I had ever seen up close. I have to say it was... read more

Reviewed today
sparksjr
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Knoxville, TN
Amazing Walk!

The walk out to the lighthouse across massive granite slabs is something you should not miss! The... read more

Reviewed yesterday
jomidy
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Sellersville, Pennsylvania
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Visitors can explore the beach area surrounding the lighthouse that was built at the beginning of the 20th century.
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Reviewed today

This was the first lighthouse and breakwater that I had ever seen up close. I have to say it was pretty cool. It is a long walk out and back and you have to watch out for gaps in the granite that will swallow a...More

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Reviewed yesterday

The walk out to the lighthouse across massive granite slabs is something you should not miss! The distance is deceiving, you think you've got to be almost there but turns out there's still quite a distance to go. It is close to a mile each...More

Thank jomidy
Reviewed 4 days ago

Watch your step but enjoy walking on the granite blocks pieced together over an 18-year period in the late 1800's and arrive at the Rockland Breakwater Light. Enjoy seeing the lobstermen pull their traps nearby and the ferries coming from/to Rockland Harbor bound for nearby...More

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived there around 4pm; tide was going out so we, along with many other people, walked the 1 mile breakwater to get to the lighthouse. Uneven terrain so a bit hard on me as I have a bad hip but we made it there...More

Thank Patty R
Reviewed 1 week ago

What do you do in Maine? Eat lobster and check out lighthouses, right? We stopped by here on our way through. It's nice that it's a free activity and I would have been disappointed if I did have to pay for anything here. The walk...More

Thank OttoFC71
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice walk to see the sights from a waterfront perspective. The walkway is about 1 mile long one way to the lighthouse and is made up from very large (granite?),slabs stacked together but with some large gaps and uneven surfaces. Best to...More

Thank Greg W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great way to spend an hour. I wish the lighthouse at the end of the breakwater had been open to the public. Basically just a nice walk.

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Almost a mile walk to get to the lighthouse but well worth the stroll. You can also see the lighthouse from just past the parking area.

Thank Jon H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our walk to the lighthouse. Not too difficult and a bit cold today (56 degrees. It’s a beautiful walk and great exercise. Dress warm if any breeze.

1  Thank Michael K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When standing on the shore looking out, the building at the end looks tiny and far off. Once you're out there looking back it doesn't look as far. The way the granite slabs and rocks are laid out makes for an uneven walk and you...More

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troyamster
3 September 2018|
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Response from Local_lass20 | Reviewed this property |
No too dangerous I’d say
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mjb1127
29 May 2018|
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Response from JewelsBH | Reviewed this property |
There is parking at the end of the road. About 10 spaces. And I would say it takes about 20- 30 min. to walk out depending on yourself. It's about a mile but so worth it. The rocks you walk on are large and easy to cover
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Mike P
22 August 2017|
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