Saddleback Ledge Lighthouse

Vinalhaven, Maine
Saddleback Ledge Lighthouse is a historic and remote lighthouse on Saddleback Ledge in the Isle Au Haut Bay off of Vinalhaven, Maine.
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Saddleback Ledge Lighthouse is a historic and very remote lighthouse located on the Saddleback Ledge in the Isle Au Haut Bay off of Vinalhaven, Maine.

Lighthouse Specs
  • Year Constructed: 1839
  • First Lit: 1839
  • Construction: Granite
  • Tower Shape: Conical
  • Height: 43 feet
  • Focal Height: 54 feet
  • Markings: Gray
  • Characteristic: Flashing white light every 6 seconds
  • Range: 9 nautical miles
  • Status: Active
  • NRHP Number: 88000158

Location

Address: Saddleback Ledge in the Isle Au Haut Bay, Vinalhaven, Maine
Place GPS Coordinates: 44.014361, -68.726444
Parking GPS Coordinates: 44.014361, -68.726444
Parking Notes: No parking is available at the lighthouse considering it is located on a small and remote island. The lighthouse cannot be seen from mainland Maine. That said, the lighthouse can be seen on clear days from the Cliff Trail on the Isle Au Haut since it is just 3 miles away. Ultimately, it is best to see the lighthouse by plane or boat.

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