Explore Squirrel Point Light
Squirrel Point Light lies at the end of 2/3 mile trail in Arrowsic, Maine, approximately 10 miles from the City of Bath (map). The footpath through protected forests and wetlands is well-marked, but uneven and rough in places. Directions:
What to Expect
Squirrel Point Light is maintained by the Coast Guard as an aid to navigation.The public is welcome to explore the grounds, but there are no restrooms and the buildings are not open to visitors.
Explore the Area
The lights along the Kennebec were designed in the late 1800s as an integrated system of navigational aids, and constructed from the same master plans.
Downstream and visible from Squirrel Point Light is the recently renovated Perkins Island Lighthouse . Upstream and located on Arrowsic are the Kennebec River Range Lights and Doubling Point Light.
The Maine Maritime Museum in Bath, Maine, offers seasonal cruises to view many lighthouses in the midcoast, including the Kennebec River lights. Squirrel Point Light may also be viewed from across the river in Phippsburg, on Parker Head Road near the Phippsburg Congregational Church.