Two Lights State Park, Cape Elizabeth

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Two Lights State Park is a public recreation area occupying of headland on Cape Elizabeth, Maine, that offers views of Casco Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. The state park, which opened in 1961, is named after the twin Cape Elizabeth Lights, although there are no lighthouses in the park itself. In addition to rocky headlands, the park includes the remains of a World War II–era seacoast battery bunker and a fire control tower. It is managed by the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry.
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  • This park is NICE, with spectacular views, rockland headlands, and two picturesque lighthouses. No beach, but it has trails, picnic tables, and grills. If you like skipping over giant rocks, this is t...  more »
  • These twin lighthouses are not directly by each other and are both back in a residential neighborhood. I Glad we got to see them in the winter but they were already basically converted into residentia...  more »
  • There are no accessible lighthouses here despite the name. If you are looking for a lighthouse you are probably looking for Portland head lighthouse. It is a great spot. This place is ok for a coastal view and a walk but it's nothing special. We didn't pay in as it was off season but it does cost money usually I believe. The one lighthouse we saw from the distance was very clearly signposted as no trespassers allowed from afar.
  • This a great park to visit pretty much all year round (baring major snow fall). There are some stunning views, especially from the top of the ‘fort’ area. There’s also a playground for kids, and lots of tables and benches to stop at. My only issue is that some of the stairs in the park have become a bit unstable to use and my friends/family and I had some trouble with slipping and stumbling. Other than that, it’s always a great experience at Two Lights.

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