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Dyce Head Foot Path

Castine, ME
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the light house is ok, but there is a sign that suggest taking the path behind the barn, no other... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Memphis, Tennessee
Steep Stairs to Rocky Coast

The light house is not the main attraction, it's the pathway along the backyard that leads to steep... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alyson M
Orange Park, Florida
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Short walking trail leading to a scenic and rugged rock.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed 6 days ago

the light house is ok, but there is a sign that suggest taking the path behind the barn, no other markings. We were not sure which was the barn, and felt uncomfortable walking through the yard with the children's ball laying in the grass. There...More

Thank eatbread
Reviewed 1 week ago

The light house is not the main attraction, it's the pathway along the backyard that leads to steep stairs to the ocean edge. If you can manage the short, uneven walk, rewarded with a great place for relaxing, exploring and picnic. Very much a getaway...More

Thank Alyson M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Epic set of stairs going down to the rocks that are so explorable on this rocky edge of Castine! I've been here quite a few times and explore Witherle Woods too. I'm always respectful and conscious about the privacy of the folks that live at...More

1  Thank freddapick
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Way off the beaten path. Loved it the view when you got to the Oceanside was very nice. Woods surrounded you and it was very peaceful.

Thank ggrib1
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Fun walk down wooden stairs to the ocean on to a great big slab of concrete and a framework for a light.You will have a great time and the views can not be beat.

1  Thank claring
Reviewed 18 November 2016

We visit lighthouses where ever we go. We live on the water and always are enchanted by lighthouses and the stories behind them. This is a very nice one that we recommend for you to visit.

Thank lynetteschneider
Reviewed 13 November 2016

I really enjoyed the walk/climb to the water's edge. It was a sunny day, so I was wearing sandals. I would suggest wearing more appropriate shoes.

Thank Maureen M
Reviewed 5 November 2016

It was a nice morning walk to get here. We tried to get a sunrise pix, but our luck is that normally does not work and the luck played out. Very nice sitting and listening to the birds wake up.

Reviewed 19 October 2016

If you have an extra hour in Castine, this is a great way to spend it. You might even have the path all to yourself, with great photo opportunities of the lighthouse on the way back up.

Thank UrsulaInFlorida
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Now in private hands, you still are allowed on the grounds, and to walk the foot path to the waters edge. It was worth the effort even though the view is most obstructed by tree.

Thank wdlander
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