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2 Fort Rd, Southern Maine Community College Campus, South Portland, ME 04106-1611
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spring point ledge lighthouse is a scenic and pretty place to visit. The jetty that reaches out to it is a great way to get exercise. Take your time on the rocks they are irregular and require careful stepping. On a beautiful day it is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Joyfullyinme
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

One of the smaller lighthouses of Portland, ME. You are not allowed to walk out to the actual lighthouse. Nice view from the bulkhead.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank FunGaw4
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If you have never walked out to the iconic “Sparkplug” lighthouse, you should do so. The distinctive shape is what earned Spring Point Ledge Light it’s nickname. When you get to the end of the breakwater, you will be rewarded with great views of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank derekcL2513WC
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Caution to clumsy people like myself!! There is a nice flat looking rock path you can walk on to get out to the lighthouse. I found that very cool and was excited to go out there, however I lost my footing and fell on the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank loriicenhour
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Very scenic and pretty lighthouse located at the end of the breakers, you can walk out on the rocks, just be careful if they’re wet. Lighthouse was closed when we were there, but you can see the cruise ships if they are docked in Portland.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rexerazo
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Really cool Lighthouse to check out if you're in the area! Beautiful views from this park. I did not walk all the way to the lighthouse due to it being so windy and cold. The walk to the lighthouse is large rocks and not 100%...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tan T
Reviewed 18 October 2018

This Lighthouse is very easy to access from Portland and offers great photo opportunities. It is adjacent to the campus of Southern Maine Community College It was a sunny day so it was easy to see. Access is across a rocky ledge that juts out...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

It’s a nice lighthouse out on the long rock wall. It was pretty nice to see. Lighthouses and Maine go together so seeing it was cool.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LostALot22
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately only saw from tour van, years ago when I was here I walked out on the stone rocks and could get a better picture! Great lighthouse and views, next time I'm renting a car

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tammyBaltimore_Md
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Warning: if you are unsure of your balance or footing, then walking out to the lighthouse is not recommended. Years ago, a rowboat was required to get to the lighthouse. Eventually they laid stones from the park to the lighthouse. But the stones are uneven...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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