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Dyce Head Foot Path

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Pretty Lighthouse

Nicely maintained lighthouse on private property. Limited on-street parking. There is a sign... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Steffi H
Bowling Green, OH
Dyce Head Light

Beautiful lighthouse in Castine. Be careful when walking on footpath as there are many rocks. Great... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Fulton, New York
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“steep stairs”(2 reviews)
Short walking trail leading to a scenic and rugged rock.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nicely maintained lighthouse on private property. Limited on-street parking. There is a sign notifying everyone that it is private property. From the sign, you walk along the edge of the backyard to get to the "path". It is unmarked except for a small handwritten sign...More

1  Thank Steffi H
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful lighthouse in Castine. Be careful when walking on footpath as there are many rocks. Great spot for pictures.

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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

A great place to go exploring, be careful of the very step steps leading down to the rocks, I would not recommend young children or old/frail people do the steps as they are very step and slippery. The lighthouse is very pretty. It’s a great...More

Thank Resort276668
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Love this lighthouse ... follow the path to beautiful views of the of the rugged coast and the lighthouse.

Thank nowpacking
Reviewed 15 July 2018

One of the sites on the tour of lovely Castine, ME. If you'd like to see a lighthouse, take the short path along the barn to take a photo.

Thank Maggie K
Reviewed 29 June 2018

I visited on the weekend of a Maine lighthouse challenge. As a result, the lighthouse was open to visitors. It's a short climb to the top but the lattice work stairs create a dizzying experience. I have to admit, I was a little worried about...More

Thank mekopp
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Short path to the rocky coast -- beautiful views. It's definitely worth a visit, BUT as with any trails in Maine, check yourself thoroughly for ticks! I had one crawling on my arm and luckily was able to flick it off it before it went...More

Thank StandingRoomOnly
Reviewed 9 March 2018

You can only view the lighthouse from a distance as it is on private property. The walk on the footpath and stairs to the rocky shore lead to beautiful views of Penobscot Bay. It's not a difficult walk for the average person, although we did...More

Thank WendyO522
Reviewed 19 October 2017

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

1  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.

1  Thank BBCGeorgia
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