Everybody knows Maine for its lighthouses. There are many along its beautiful coast. Fourof the most beautiful are near Camden
- The Curtis Island Lighthouse is at the entrance of Camden’s harbor. It is accessible only by boat. It’s a great view, from a boat or just from the coast.
- The Indian Island Lighthouse, privately owned and not open to the public, is located on a tiny island, at the entrance of the Rockport bay. It can only be reached with a boat, but it can be seen from the Rockport Marine Park.
- The Breakwater Lighthouse, is located in Rockland, 8 miles south of Camden. You can reach it through a pleasant walk on a 7/8-mile-long breakwater cutting the ocean’s water.
- The Owls Head Lighthouse, it is 14 miles south of Camden, in Owls Head. A beautiful short trail goes on the edge of the ocean and brings you from the parking lot to the lighthouse. The location is amazing and the view from the top of the hill, where the lighthouse is, can be defined just by one word: breathtaking.
- The Marshall Point Lighthouse, 26 miles south of Camden, in Port Clyde. It is very well-known because of the movie Forrest Gump, as this is where Tom Hanks’ unending run finally ends. Apart from this, the beauty of the location and the peculiarity of the lighthouse are unique. There is also a small and very interesting museum.