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Nice little lighthouse

Unlike many other lighthouses of its size, this one has a "Crown"-like top to its tower (beneath... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2016
A Must Visit

Awesome views of the waterfront, Casco Bay and Islands. On a clear day you can see multiple... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2016
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Unusual lighthouse designed after Greek monuments.
Bug Light Park, End of Madison Avenue, South Portland, ME 04106
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Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Small lighthouse but the park and walkways are plentiful. Seats provided to rest and watch the active waterways. Free parking with a short flat walk to the lighthouse.

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Unlike many other lighthouses of its size, this one has a "Crown"-like top to its tower (beneath the lantern room) which I thought was interesting. Ample (for a weekday, anyways) free parking in the park, and a pretty easy walk out to the lighthouse, though...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2016

Awesome views of the waterfront, Casco Bay and Islands. On a clear day you can see multiple lighthouses. A joy to sit & relax!

Thank 8elainem
Reviewed 16 March 2016

A lovely park surrounded by water and a view of Portland, the Casco Bay Islands and Casco Bay. Boats of every sort cruise in the waterways. Just gorgeous!

Thank janischilds
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Outstanding views, crisp air and the history that surrounds such lighthouses, an amazing experience to see it close up!

Thank Plucky18
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Classic lighthouse with wonderful views. It is a spacious area and very popular. A must for a first time visitor to Portland

Thank waterandmore
Reviewed 15 January 2016

My wife bikes over here regularly to savor the views. It's a popular spot with abundant parking, a boat ramp, and the mocked up bow of a Liberty ship is well explained by the many display panels.

Thank davioAz
Reviewed 16 December 2015

Bug Light is one of the best places to go in South Portland. There is lots of green space and a paved walkway that takes you along the water and right to the lighthouse. It's a great place to walk dogs (on leash and an...More

Thank Goldenlover2012
Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

Great smell of ocean and fresh air Fantastic view of this landmark These light houses were key to protect sailors from rocky Maine coast Enjoy walking the trails

Reviewed 31 October 2015

I visited on June 9, 2015 during a roadtrip with three other friends. Since we are from PA, we don't see a lot of lighthouses. Therefor we enjoyed everyone we visited, and this one was no different. It may be the smallest lighthouse I've ever...More

Thank Alex A
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