We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Dice Head Lighthouse

We were touring the coastal towns of Maine and were interested in seeing some of the lighthouses... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
jaybeeFL
,
Florida
Read The Fort, hike the path

We've read The Fort by Bernard Cornwell several times so this was a must see. Quite steep--which... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
BBCGeorgia
,
Georgia
Read all 54 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
Short walking trail leading to a scenic and rugged rock.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“short walk” (6 reviews)
“great view” (5 reviews)
Closed
All hours
Hours Today: Closed
LOCATION
Castine, ME
CONTACT
Website
Write a Review
Reviews (54)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 54 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were touring the coastal towns of Maine and were interested in seeing some of the lighthouses along the way. It happened to be pouring rain the day we visited Castine but we drove down to the tip of the peninsula to get a look...More

Thank jaybeeFL
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We've read The Fort by Bernard Cornwell several times so this was a must see. Quite steep--which we knew from the accounts--and amazing view at the base.

Thank BBCGeorgia
Reviewed 10 October 2017

If you like to visit lighthouses like we do, this is worth the trip just to wonder up the path for the view. Not much to see at the lighthouse itself - but Castine is a pretty little village worth visiting. Be aware that the...More

Thank Maria H
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Any trip to Maine needs to include lighthouses. Beautiful location with easy access to the well maintained path. Lighthouse itself is privately owned but you can walk around.

Thank PaBirddog
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I both went to Maine Maritime Academy and enjoyed walking the short foot path to Dyce's head. Sneakers are recommended but I have walked it with sandals. My husband brought our 7 month old son in a carrier during our visit for...More

Thank Carrie N
Reviewed 8 September 2017

I felt like I was intruding on the light house owners private property. There needs to be some signage for a clearer direction to the proper paths.

Thank dtaft70
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Go to Fort Madison instead (at the end of Perkins Street, just a footpath between two houses down to a lovely open space. From there you get a delightful view if sailboats out in the pretty harbor, & kids can run up & down the...More

Thank Nancy-the-reader
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

A fine short stop if you're in the area. Quick access- easy in, easy out. Enjoyed the drive to get there just as much as the lighthouse.

Thank rachelem21
A TripAdvisor Member
359
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We went before dinner in town. I nice short hike with a great view. It's a little strange to walk through a backyard but signs say it's ok.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

This is a quickie walk, but the view once you get out to the rocks is quite spectacular. This is no more than a 5-10 minute walk, but grab a book to read out by the water. Or just go for a few peaceful minutes...More

Thank Carolyn R
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Pentagoet Inn Restaurant
198 reviews
1.77 km away
Markel's Bakehouse
91 reviews
1.85 km away
Bucks Restaurant
68 reviews
7.80 km away
The Wharf at 15 Sea Street
265 reviews
1.92 km away
Nearby Attractions
Holbrook Island Sanctuary
29 reviews
2.74 km away
Castine Kayak Adventures
61 reviews
1.91 km away
Wilson Museum
40 reviews
1.09 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Dyce Head Foot Path staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit