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Rockland Breakwater Light, Rockland

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Perched at the end of a long, narrow, man-made spit, Rockland Breakwater Light is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as an important example of a small-town New England lighthouse. Wander out to the lighthouse on a nearly 1.6 km (1 mi) long trail along the protective stone wall and see the structure that helps to protect the nearby town during storms and inclement weather. The building has undergone several structural iterations and upgrades during its lifetime and only narrowly avoided being scrapped by the U.S. Coast Guard in 1965. Keep in mind that rough weather can often make the breakwater inaccessible, though you can also get out to the lighthouse by boat. Make Rockland Breakwater Light a part of your Rockland vacation plans using our Rockland trip itinerary planner.
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  • 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.  more »
  • 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...  more »
  • 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...  more »