Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse

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Lighthouse Specs

  • Year constructed: 1858 
  • First lit: 1858
  • Construction: Brick
  • Tower shape: Cylindrical
  • Height: 33 feet
  • Focal height: 56 feet
  • Markings: White tower topped with a black lantern
  • Characteristic: Occulting red every 4 seconds
  • Range: 13 natural miles
  • Status: Active
  • NRHP number: 87002273


  • Address:  Lighthouse Road
  • Town: Bass Harbor
  • State: Maine
  • GPS: Lat 44.2220515 Lng -68.3373003
  • Parking notes: There is a paved parking area a few hundred feet from the lighthouse. The parking area can be found at the end of Lighthouse Road in Bass Harbor. Parking at Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse is free from sunrise to sunset every day.
  • Parking directions: HERE
  • Location directions: HERE

4 reviews for Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse

  1. Liz

    Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse

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  2. Lisa Wolfe

    Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse

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  3. Catherine

    Bass harbor headlight at sunset, not pictured all the people. Thanks 24-120!

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  4. Emily H

    Bass Harbor Light House, Acadia NP.

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