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Can you walk to Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse?

How do I get on the Rockland Breakwater?

Go 0.5 mile turning right onto the Samoset Road. Samoset Road ends in the small parking area for the Breakwater. The Breakwater, to the left of the parking area, leads about . 8 miles to the lighthouse.

How long is the breakwater in Rockland Maine?

Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse is located in Rockland Harbor at the end of a 7/8-mile long breakwater.

How long does it take to walk the Rockland Breakwater?

It took about 45 minutes for me to walk to the lighthouse and back. It is not terribly far but the walk is slow because of the uneven stepping stones. However, if you have the time I would definitly recommend it, it was a beautiful walk. over a year ago.

Can you fish from the Rockland Breakwater?

The catch of shore anglers fishing off the breakwater consists mostly of mackerel and pollock, with the occasional striped bass, cunner and black sea bass mixed in. To get to this site, take Waldo Avenue off Route I at the north end of town and follow shore access signs until you arrive at the breakwater.

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