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There is a stone walkway to the lighthouse. The rest of the group did better than I did on... read more

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Wabasha, Minnesota
Dawns Early Light

The morning sun will warm you as you walk along the along the stone break water that leads to the... read more

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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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Rockland, ME
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Reviewed yesterday

There is a stone walkway to the lighthouse. The rest of the group did better than I did on maneuvering the path. The rocks aren't even so you need to watch your step, every step. The walk is less than a mile out but takes...More

Thank LHWabasha
Reviewed 2 days ago

The morning sun will warm you as you walk along the along the stone break water that leads to the Breakwater Light. The maritime history of this picturesque spot at the entrance to Rockland Harbor will excite the sailor in you. With the Samoset Resort...More

Thank Ibrand2015
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It looked so long from the beach but we loved going and am happy we went. The only disappointment we had is that the lighthouse was closed and we thought it would be opened from literature we saw on shore.

Thank sallylcrowley
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

There are ample opportunities to enjoy a nice walk out to Breakwater Light. Every season that comes, shines a different light on the lighthouse. The stones all discolored and freckled by the sea salt. This is a place for... all lights.

Thank Jacob M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Fabulous walk. All the more impressive when we found out it was built between 1881 and 1899! The ones who built this did a really nice job. The walk (7/8 mile) was beautified with seals, birds and lobster buoys. Again, nice job!!

Thank Steve N
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you are interested in touring the many lighthouses in central Maine coast, this is a "must see". We stopped but it was raining and there were 20-25 mile winds with waves crashing onto the breakwater that you have to traverse to get to the...More

Thank jaybeeFL
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A great walk into the middle of the ocean. Wonderful views to enjoy. Recommended if you are in town. Enjoy!

Thank Mrk303
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A trip to Rockland isn't complete without a visit to the Breakwater Lighthouse. Convenient parking, a short walk along a unique walkway, beautiful scenery, and the lighthouse itself are all part of the experience.

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Never seen anything like it. When I first saw it, I said it doesn't look that far. It was a mile out and back, over large stones. The sunset was so pretty from the light house.

Thank JuniorKP
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is is one of 3 lighthouses in Rockport I visited this trip. This one is out on the breakwater so be prepared to wear good shoes and walk out. The terrain is rocky and slippery. Great views as you are going out to the...More

Thank JDingle2013
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Mike P
22 August 2017|
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Cathy S
3 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
Corey M
5 December 2016|
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Response from Cheryl L | Reviewed this property |
We've seen people fishing as we have walked the Breakwater.