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Two Lights State Park
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Two Lights State Park
Description - Two Lights State Park is just minutes east of Crescent Beach State Park and Cape Elizabeth Lighthouse. This beautiful rocky area offers ocean-side picnicking with spectacular views of the Gulf of Maine. This site was once a W.W.II defense installation. Concrete remnants are at the heart of the park. In addition to the beautiful rocky shore, a small freshwater lake is available for fishing. There is a short trail that meanders from the lake to the coast and through the picnic area.

Attractions - Two Lights State Park sits on a small peninsula encompassing 40 acres of rocky headland. The park offers a marvelous view of Casco Bay. On clear days you may see remnants of a World War II coastal defense installation. The park is just minutes east of Crescent Beach State Park and Cape Elizabeth Lighthouse tucked amidst tiny fishing communities.

Recreation - Viewing the gorgeous Gulf of Maine and the historic lighthouses is of the main attraction enjoyed at Two Lights. This historic year-round park offers picnicking and fishing from high ledges. A small walking path travels the oceanfront.

Climate - The Greater Portland and Casco Bay Region sees daytime winter temperatures averaging above 18 degrees Fahrenheit (above -8 Celsius). Summers are pleasant and rarely experience hot days. The visitor can expect daytime temperatures to range above 68 degrees Fahrenheit (above 20 Celsius). The region has an average precipitation of more than 44 inches (112 centimeters) each year. Summer rainfall averages 3 - 4 inches per month.

Location - Two Lights State Park is located off SR 77 in Cape Elizabeth.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Open: Year-round.


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Two Lights State Park, 66 Two Lights Road , Cape Elizabeth, ME, 04107, Phone: 207-799-5871

Additional Information:
Greater Portland and Casco Bay Region - One of the most populated areas of the state, Portland offers numerous cultural and outdoor recreation opportunities.
Maine Lakes and Ponds - Maine's wilderness environment includes over 3,000 sprawling lakes and ponds. In addition, there are over 32,000 miles of rushing streams and rivers. Visitors and residents enjoy some of the best fishing, whitewater boating and paddleboating opportunities on the East Coast.
Maine State Parks & Public Reserved Lands - Maine's State Parks and Public Reserved Lands are managed for recreation, wildlife and timber. State Historic Sites preserve the rich heritage of the American Revolution and Civil War.

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Two Lights State Park - Official agency Website

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