Spend the Night at Little River Lighthouse

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Little River Lighthouse is available for overnight stays

We are now taking reservations for the 2014 Season 

The Friends of Little River Lighthouse will help you get to the island and provide a million dollar view. The rest is up to you - please bring your own linens or sleeping bag, towels, food, beverages & bottled water.

Can't spend the night? Spend the day with us at one of our open houses.

Call for reservations (207) 259-3833

Three Guest Bedrooms 

Keeper's Room - One double bed

Oceanside Room - Two twin beds

Woods View Room - One double bed

Two Bathrooms - Shared by all

Upstairs - Full bath with shower stall 

Downstairs - Full bath with shower stall

Living Room & Kitchen - Shared by all

Outside: Gas grill, Picnic Tables, Lawn Chairs

What to Bring:
  • Food and Beverages

  • Bug spray and sunscreen

  • Towels

  • Shampoo & personal items

  • Bed linens or sleeping bag

  • A good book

Rates for Overnight Stays:

  • Woodsview Room:  $150
  • Ocean View Room: $175
  • Keeper's Room:     $225 

For availablity please Click Here. Dates shaded in red are no longer available. Other dates have availabilty of at least 1 room as of the last update. This calendar is updated weekly and is subject to change. Please contact us for availability and to make reservations


The grounds are also available for "Day Use" for small gatherings such as weddings and family picnics. Fees starting at $225 plus refundable deposit.  

Spend the Night at Little River Lighthouse

A Few Rules to Protect the Historic Nature of the Lighthouse

  • Children must be at least twelve years of age and accompanied by legal guardian for overnight stays. Children must have their own life jackets.

  • No smoking

  • No pets

  • No campfires

  • No camping on the island

  • No video games or loud music

  • All guests will be required to clean up after themselves in the kitchen, bathrooms and bedrooms.

  • Maximum number of guests is six, two per guest room.

Items on the island for you to use

  • Refrigerator
  • Electric stove
  • Gas grill
  • Microwave
  • Cooking utensils & dishes
  • Coffee Pot
  • Lobster Pot
  • Ketchup, mustard, coffee, coffee filters, napkins, paper plates
  • Nondairy creamer, sugar and sweetner
  • Drinking water in jugs
  • Pillows & extra blankets

For Reservations, contact:

Friends of Little River Lighthouse

P.O. Box 671

East Machias, ME 04630

(207) 259-3833



About a month prior to your stay, your credit card will be charged and a confirmation letter will be sent to you detailing the times to meet your caretaker for the ride to the island and things to expect on the island.

-Cancellation/Refund Policy:  A refund is issued minus 10% or $25 (whichever is greater) if the reservation is cancelled 21 days or more before arrival date; 50% is refunded if cancelled between 7 and 13 days before arrival date; no refund is issued if reservation is cancelled less than 7 days before arrival.  

The Friends will provide you with boat transportation to and from the island.

We provide adult life jackets, but children must have their own life jackets. 

Life jackets are required to be worn at all times while on the boat. 

Arrival and Departure times will depend on the tide. It is impossible to arrive or depart at low tide.