Maine Open Lighthouse Day Set for Saturday

Updated 1 year ago

Saturday is Maine’s 5th Annual Open Lighthouse Day. Lighthouses throughout the state will be open for you to tour for free. They will be open from 9am – 3pm. Participating lighthouses include:South Coast: Wood Island Lighthouse (offshore at Biddeford Pool) Greater Portland and Casco:Portland Breakwater Lighthouse (South Portland) — Tower referred to as “Bug Light” Portland Head Lighthouse (Cape Elizabeth) — Tower reached by climbing 85+ steps Spring Point Lighthouse (South Portland) — Reached via a breakwater Mid-Coast:Burnt Island Lighthouse (Boothbay Harbor) — Reach via Balmy Day Cruises in Boothbay Harbor CurtisIsland Lighthouse (Camden) Doubling Point Lighthouse (Arrowsic, along theKennebecRiver) Fort Point Lighthouse (Stockton Springs) — Contains a fourth-order Fresnel lens Grindle Point Lighthouse (Islesboro) — Reach via the Maine State Ferry from Lincolnville to Islesboro Kennebec River Front Range Light (Arrowsic, along the Kennebec River) Marshall Point Lighthouse (PortClyde) Monhegan (Monhegan Island) — Reach via Monhegan Boat Line in Port Clyde: Balmy Day Cruises in Boothbay Harbor: or Hardy Boat Cruises Owls Head Lighthouse (Owls Head) — Contains a fourth-order Fresnel lens Pemaquid Point Lighthouse (Bristol) — Contains a fourth-order Fresnel lens Rockland Breakwater (Rockland) — Reached via a 7/8-mile-long walk along the breakwater or boat Seguin Island (off Popham Beach) — Reached by Seguin Island Ferry: contains a first-order Fresnel lens (the only one of its kind inMaine) Whitehead Island Lighthouse (near Sprucehead) — Reach via boat (complimentary with reservation) Downeast:Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse (Mount Desert Island) Burnt Coat Harbor Lighthouse (Swan’s Island) — Reach via theMaineState Ferry fromBassHarbor Dyce (Dice) Head Lighthouse (Castine) West Quoddy Head Lighthouse (Lubec) — Contains a third-order Fresnel lens