A public tour and educational program is offered in summer. The present structure was built in 1850.
Lighthouses with an are no longer standing.
Goat island lighthouse maine. It was alexander parriss last significant design. You may choose a lighthouse from the interactive map or choose from the menu below. Maine lighthouses are a shining example of the history discovery and adventure visitors have come to enjoy by land and by sea.
From york beach continue north to the tiny fishing village of cape porpoise in kennebunkport. Coast guard aid to navigation. Monhegan island light is a lighthouse on monhegan island maine.
Walk your kayak or canoe down to launch and explore the magestic cape porpoise harbor and islands. This popular annual event which is sponsored by the united states coast guard the maine office of tourism and the american lighthouse foundation attracts between 15000 to 18000 visitors each year and offers the general public the rare opportunity to climb and learn about over two dozen historic maine lights. It was first established in 1824.
West quoddy head in quoddy head state park lubec maine is the easternmost point of the contiguous united states. New england lighthouse tours personalized minivan tours to new englands historic and scenic beacons since 2008 perfect new england day trip click here for reviews on tripadvisor click here for more testimonials from tour customers. Find your way to picturesque bickford island grab a fresh lobster roll from the chowder house and stroll out on the rocks to view the goat island lighthouse.
Maine department of marine resources. Goat island light house is just minutes away from launchingtidal area and vaughn island give you so many options for outdoor activities with your family. Portland head lighthouse portland maine historian edward rowe snow wrote portland head and its light seem to symbolize the state of maine rocky coast breaking waves sparkling water and clear pure salt air.
Since 1808 there has been a lighthouse there to guide ships through the quoddy narrows.