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 cranberry bog, climb the coastal trail or visit the rocky beach. Picnic tables are available close to parking with stunning ocean views.
Unique ecosystem in a costal bog
Marina Landing in an incoming fog.
Its a beautiful day for a visit or hike.