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Rockland Breakwater Light

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Address: Rockland, ME

Visitors can explore the beach area surrounding the lighthouse that was...

Visitors can explore the beach area surrounding the lighthouse that was built at the beginning of the 20th century.

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Wear sturdy shoes! The walk is on uneven granite slabs so watch your step! Do not walk on any of the "filler stones-they can move and scare the you know what out of you... read more

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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Edmond, Oklahoma
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5 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wear sturdy shoes! The walk is on uneven granite slabs so watch your step! Do not walk on any of the "filler stones-they can move and scare the you know what out of you. Gorgeous view!

Thank N5772XRjaneb
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a nice view and it's cool, it would be nice if the house had open windows and doors but still is fine with enough benches to sit and enjoy the ocean view.

Thank Gabriela Q
Hudson, Ohio
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was traveling with my two teenage children, and we decided to stop "just to take a look". We had a big day planned, and I wasn't thinking we would spend more than 10-15 minutes there. Next thing I know my son was like, "we have to go out the whole way" and we thought, okay, it can't be that... More 

Thank worleybird98
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must do for visiting the area. It's a long walk out to the light house but well worth it and unforgettable. Literally walking out into the harbor. Great views on a warm day.

Thank danfras
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I try to walk out to the lighthouse at least once a year. It is a bit of walk and can get crowded during the summer but it is worth it. Be prepared to walk on uneven rocks.

Thank Zachary C
Richmond, Maine
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A gorgeous must see experience in Maine. Great for all ages except for young children. The large gaps in the breakwater path could be dangerous for little ones.

Thank Angela B
brown-town me
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We come every year to our Timeshare in March so getting out there this time of year can be a problem with ice on the rocks and you have to time it right with the tide. I've been out there when the sea water was going over the top 6 inches. Note: Little Know Fact...There is one stone that spans... More 

Thank canoebuilder
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

Before leaving for home on a business trip me and a co-worker (from Houston, in loafers..) dared each other to walk out to the lighthouse. It was below freezing and windy but we made it and enjoyed to views. The sun was out and the wind didn't seem that bad once we had warmed up from the walk. The jetty... More 

Thank Brian D
Tenants Harbor, Maine
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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I have been going to the Breakwaters since I was a young child on trips to Maine as I visited my grandparents. I have since moved to Maine as an adult and continue to bring my own children several times thru spring summer and fall months. It is such a nice scenic walk out to the light house, very relaxing... More 

Thank tmorris0407
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

The lighthouse itself isn't anything stellar, but what makes this place so wonderfully unique is the stone walkway that takes you out to the lighthouse in the middle of the water. The parking lot is in a residential area, so definitely use your GPS to find it or you may get lost. Also keep an eye on the weather since... More 

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