Rockland Harbor Breakwater Lighthouse

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Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse

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Tackle the rugged stone breakwater that stretches almost 1 mile into Rockland Harbor from Jameson Point at the harbor's northern shore. Made of granite blocks, this 'walkway', which took 18 years to build, ends at the Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse, a sweet light sitting atop a brick house, with a sweeping view of town.

While on the breakwater, watch for slippery rocks and ankle-twisting gaps between stones. Bring a sweater, and don't hike if a storm is on the horizon.

North of Rockland's downtown, follow the signs for Samoset Resort to reach the parking lot for the breakwater.

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