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Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse – Acadia National Park


Parking is a bit tough and there is a small parking lot, so we would recommend getting there a bit before sunset to try and get a spot. We ended up parking on the side of the road leading up to the parking lot and walked 5 minutes up. There is a path that brings you down on the rocks ÔÇô definitely go down and stay until the sun fully sets! It was cloudy the day we went and thought we werenÔÇÖt going to see a full sunset, but it surprised us at the last moment for about a minute.

Quick Facts

Time Spent30 min
Best Time to Visit?Dusk / Sunset
Cost for EntryFree
Worth It?Must Go
Bathroom Available?No

How to Get There


Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse
Parking: Free

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