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Rockland Breakwater Light

Rockland, ME
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It's a lighthouse at the end of a 3/4 mile breakwater

Take a walk to the middle of Rockland Harbor without getting wet. Nice views and cool breezes await... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
RoadMaven
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Long Island
Long Walk

The lighthouse is off of a jetty down Samoset Road, or accessible from the Samoset Resort. The... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Carol H
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Delray Beach
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Visitors can explore the beach area surrounding the lighthouse that was built at the beginning of the 20th century.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Rockland, ME
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Take a walk to the middle of Rockland Harbor without getting wet. Nice views and cool breezes await you at the end of your hike. Remember, you have to walk 3/4 of a mile back to the mainland. Have fun...

Thank RoadMaven
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The lighthouse is off of a jetty down Samoset Road, or accessible from the Samoset Resort. The jetty is made of stones and has an uneven surface with spaces. I would not do it on a rainy day. To reach the lighthouse it is a...More

Thank Carol H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a mile out and a mile back. Super cool experience. We loved it! Walk out on the dock to the right of the lighthouse to take a great photo. The steps up to the house are on the right. It's hard to see where...More

Thank mathqueenb
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a unique way to see a lighthouse! The stone walk out is about 7/8 of a mile. Flat, and easy walk, but pay attention to cracks. Loved all the buoys, sail and lobster boats on walk out. Definitely a must see in Rockland!!

Thank mkaps
Reviewed 1 week ago

We always stop at this lighthouse when visiting Maine. There is a long breakwater stone wall that leads to the lighthouse. When I was younger I could scamper along the boulder stone path that goes to the lighthouse but after having 2 knees replaced I...More

Thank gogranny60
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you love the ocean and lighthouses, don't skip this one. It's a bit of a walk out but honestly that is part of what makes this such a neat place to visit. Seeing all of the work that was done to make this -...More

Thank Rose467
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Be ready for a one mile walk to and from!! Lovely view of the ocean, sailboats, and the city of Rockland!!

Thank Margaret H
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family of 5 had a fun time walking out to this lighthouse. The walk is like no other- ocean on either side of you for the entire way. It took us about 20 minutes to get out to the lighthouse. The view is beautiful...More

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a neat experience to walk a mile out into the ocean/bay on huge stone blocks. Unfortunately, once you get all the way out there, there's not really enough room to "back up" and take a photo of the light.

Thank Stevert S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful Walk on water - actually giant cut stones - to view the surroundings of Rockland from the water. Nice views of the Camden Hills.

Thank thomas b
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Cathy S
Can you get out to it in a wheelchair?
2 April 2017|
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Response from BigGuy01923 | Reviewed this property |
No. The pathway is constructed with large granite blocks which are irregular shapes and have gaping cracks between each block. It would be impossible in a wheel chair. It is also very difficult for anyone with a walking... More
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Corey M
Is fishing allowed off the break?
4 December 2016|
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Response from Gofar19 | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall any signs saying it was not allowed.
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Laura S
Restroom at Rockland lighthpuse
2 August 2016|
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Response from hola2010 | Reviewed this property |
no restrooms available
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