THE PARK & LIGHTHOUSE
Park Visiting Hours
Fort Williams Park is open year-round from sunrise to sunset and is maintained by the citizens of Cape Elizabeth for all people to enjoy. Dogs are allowed in the park on a leash. There is no admission fee although donations are appreciated.
From April 1 - November 15 there is a fee for parking in premium spaces in the park. Free parking is available in the Overflow Lot.
The lighthouse may be easily photographed from many areas within the park. The lighthouse tower is only open to the public one day per year on Maine Open Lighthouse Day.
For more information about the Portland Head Light, fill out the online contact form below or call 207-799-2661. For more information about Fort Williams Park, email the Director of Community Services and Fort Williams Park or call 207-799-2868 on weekdays.
Directions to Fort Williams Park
Directions from 295 in Portland take Route 77 south to South Portland. Go left on Broadway, then right on Cottage Road. Cottage Road becomes Shore Road at the Cape Elizabeth town line.
Approaching from the south, take Route 1 north to Oak Hill in Scarborough. Go right on Route 207, then left on Route 77 north to Cape Elizabeth. Turn right at the blinker onto Shore Road.
Portland Head Light is located in Fort Williams Park, 1000 Shore Road.
THE MUSEUM & GIFT SHOP
Memorial Day to Indigenous Peoples Day
Monday - Friday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Admission fees: $2.00 for adults and $1.00 for children ages 6-18. Children under 6 are free!
Memorial Day to Indigenous Peoples Day Monday - Friday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm Saturday & Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Map & Location
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