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Beautiful Stroll

We walked at sunset and it was a lovely walk. One thing to note - be sure you use the restroom... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2019
Sunset Point, Florida
Beautiful View

The walk isn't too long, although I'd advise wearing good shoes because there are large spaces here... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2019
Scarborough, Maine
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Visitors can explore the beach area surrounding the lighthouse that was built at the beginning of the 20th century.
Rockland, ME
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Reviewed 1 February 2019

We walked at sunset and it was a lovely walk. One thing to note - be sure you use the restroom facilities before you begin, a two mile walk out and back can take some time:-)

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank kelliw87
Reviewed 27 January 2019

The walk isn't too long, although I'd advise wearing good shoes because there are large spaces here and there between the rocks and not every surface is flat. The view when you reach the light is lovely. Take your time, enjoy the walk and the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank hannahdkelly34
Reviewed 7 January 2019

We walked this breakwater and visited the light house over New Years weekend. This is an easy walk but wear good shoes and watch were you are walking!! There are several geocaches to do in the area and are always fun. Be sure to check...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Michelle D
Reviewed 20 December 2018

While visiting Rockland its a must see. Beautiful walk about a mile long. Would recommend wearing walking shoes as you walk on rocks and not all are tight together. So peaceful!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kayla N
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

It’s beautiful but be careful keeping your head up because you can easily fall into a crack and break your leg. Go slow and enjoy the long walk out. Really nice place.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank cccgregory
Reviewed 20 November 2018

I walked the breakwater when I visited Rockland in October. The waves come right up onto the rocks and there are large spaces between some of the rocks so you have to watch your step a bit. It's a little less than a mile (1.6...More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank SoloTripsAndTips
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

It's a long walk out and back but worth it. You must be very careful as it it huge granite blocks stacked and has space between them. A great plaque with the story about it on the wall.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Karen S
Reviewed 1 November 2018

The path out to the lighthouse is very uneven and makes for slow going, especially on a cold blustery day and there's not a lot to see when you get there. My wife enjoyed it more than I did. I thought it was a bit...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lindsay W
Reviewed 31 October 2018

We visit Maine several times a year, and almost always walk the breakwater to the Rockland Light. It is an engineering marvel - about 7/8 mile of huge blocks of stone. The perspective on the passing water traffic and the harbor itself is wonderful. A...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mommy057
Reviewed 26 October 2018

It doens't look all that far but believe me, it is. Especially with the wind blowing hard. There are these huge slabs of granite laid out on the breakwater with large cracks between that you need to walk over to get to the light house...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from Local_lass20 | Reviewed this property |
No too dangerous I’d say
30 May 2018|
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Response from JewelsBH | Reviewed this property |
There is parking at the end of the road. About 10 spaces. And I would say it takes about 20- 30 min. to walk out depending on yourself. It's about a mile but so worth it. The rocks you walk on are large and easy to cover
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