As we all pause to navigate the new waters of life with COVID-19 in our life and with everyday things. We look forward to welcoming you back to the visitor center. We are uncertain when we will Open for the season 2020. But when we do know, we will let you know. We will keep you updated. We are in this together. Be safe, blessings to your home and be assured that as it's possible, we will be here ready for your visit! When we do OPEN the Visitor Center hours: 10-4. Stop in to say hi! wqhlka
On Saturdays from 1:30-3:30 PM
July and August
Lighthouse Tower Tours. And September 14th is Maine Open Lighthouse Day!' We will have the tower open 11 am to 3 pm.
Remember, SATURDAY ONLY.
see you at the light.
Located on the most eastern point of the continental United States, West Quoddy Head Lighthouse is a stunning spot to see the first rays of sun in the country. Located in Quoddy Head State Park, the original tower was built in 1808 under orders from President Thomas Jefferson. The lighthouse tower that stands today was built in 1858.
The Visitors center occupies the first floor of the lightkeeper's historic residence. In addition to historic and interactive displays, visitors can view and purchase unique artwork by skilled local visual artists . The visitor's center is overseen by the lightkeeper's association executive board and is a 501c not for profit organization.
The State park is open for visitors and boasts 541 protected coastal acres. Stunning views are available on many hiking trails and nature walks. Visit the bogs, climb the coastal trail or visit the rocky beach. You may see a whale or two. Picnic tables are available close to parking with stunning ocean views.
973 S Lubec Rd, Lubec, Maine 04652, United States
Open : 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Sunday: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
unless otherwise posted.
Fall Hours: Labor Day through Oct. 15:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Unique ecosystem in a costal bog. Bogs are home to plants that tolerate cold temperatures, acid conditions, low oxygen, and little nitrogen. Some plants that you may see are: leatherleaf, sheep laurel, black spruce, Labrador tea, pitcher plant, and cotton grass; subarctic species, such as baked-apple berry and black cranberry; and lichens, such as reindeer moss and Icelandic moss. Listed as a National Landmark.
The gorgeous late winter sun is setting down at Stockford's Park easternmost part of town. Looking towards Campobello Island. New Brunswick, Canada
Local fishing boats out on Johnson Bay in Lubec, Maine
It's always a beautiful day for a visit or hike at West Quoddy Head.
Visitors may continue to hike the trails and take in the views during off season. (Park and Visiter Center closes Mid October ). By parking outside the gate and walking into the park and to the lighthouse. Please, don't forget to pay the entry fee. Enjoy the lovely views.