Exposure: northeast, southeast
Nubble Light is located
on a small island separated from shore by a short channel which is dry
at low tide and wet at high tide. The rocky bottom is covered in many
places with rich seaweed beds providing great habitat for a variety of
fish. The water be accessed by an easy rocky entry.
The cove on the north
side of this channel is a more popular dive spot, but the south cove is
also a nice dive when the surf is rough in north cove.
is no diving allowed at this location on Sundays.
- Take 93 north or route one to 95 north. Follow 95 through NH and into
Maine. Take exit 4 just before the Maine Turnpike (last exit before
- At the end of the route 95 access road, take a left onto route one.
- About 3 miles down the road, take a right onto 1A. This is not well
marked and comes up quickly.
- Follow this into the center of town and take a right onto the main
street with shops and amusement rides. Follow this around (past the
dive shop on your right) to a stop sign. Take a left and then your next
right. This road should bring you to the lighthouse. If you end up driving
along the beach, you have gone too far. Turn around and you will see
the light house on a point off to your right.
accesses since July 28, 2000 with