5 Southern Maine Lighthouses You Shouldn't Miss

Cape Neddick Light

Cape Neddick Light, known to locals as Nubble Light, is located directly off the shores of York. The lighthouse stands 41 feet high on its own pristine island. The tower was built in 1879 and has been well-kept through the years. 

Portland Head Light

Visitors stop by to admire the beautiful light tower and enjoy the 90-acre park followed by the on-site museum and gift shop. The gift shop is located in the original innkeeper’s house. 

Ram Island Ledge Lighthouse

Ram Island Ledge Lighthouse is a rugged, weathered light tower located in Casco Bay not far from the Portland shoreline. This lighthouse is 90 feet in height and was constructed in 1905. It features two white flashes every six seconds. 

Wood Island Lighthouse

Accessible only by boat, Wood Island Lighthouse stands 47 feet tall and is built of stone. 

Goat Island Lighthouse

Located in Cape Porpoise Harbor, Goat Island Lighthouse was built in 1833 and reconstructed in 1859. The structure stands 25 feet in height and is made of brick. Also at the lighthouse is a keeper’s house, a boathouse, an oil house, and a fog bell tower. 

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