Burnt Island Light House

Aerial view of Burnt Island by David KynorBurnt Island Lighthouseaerial view of Burnt Island
Burnt Island Light Station, Boothbay Harbor, Maine

Approximately one mile from the port of Boothbay Harbor, this historic site is an exceptional educational and recreational facility for teachers, school children, summer visitors and boaters.  Burnt Island can only be reached by boat or kayak.

Come Ashore — The island is open seven days-a-week from 10 AM – 5 PM, May 15-October 15.

Historic Information — On the National Register of Historic Places, Burnt Island’s rich history began in 1821 when Keeper Joshua B. Cushing lit the lighthouse’s lamps for the very first time.  Visit the Burnt Island Programs and History page for more information about its historic past.

Burnt Island Light 2021 Bicentennial Celebration — See coverage by Don Carrigan at Newscenter and in the Lincoln County News.