Fort Williams Park
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Location:           90-acre oceanfront park

                            1000 Shore Road

                            Cape Elizabeth, Maine

Open:              365 days from sunrise to sunset

Admission:      free

History:          An excellent history of Fort                    

                          Williams can be found on:



Contact for Use of Park:

Call the Cape Elizabeth Community Services office (207) 799-2868 for use of the park.

Uses: Fort Williams Park is an incredible treasure that has been enjoyed by countless individuals and families.  A special thank you is extended to the people of Cape Elizabeth for

allowing people access to this place of outstanding natural beauty.  The generosity of the town of Cape Elizabeth is greatly appreciated.

Fort Williams Park  is located on the coast of Maine in Cape Elizabeth and it offers beautiful views, historic sites, and many recreational opportunities. Concerts, special events, graduations,  family reunions, art shows, and picnics are often held at the park.  Artists, photographers, writers, and readers seem to enjoy the peaceful surroundings.

    There is a large sheltered picnic area on a hill that overlooks the water.  There is also a bandstand and gazebo.

    Visitors often enjoy the fields for playing ball and flying kites.  Runners and cyclists appreciate the paths.  There are many picnic tables and barbecue grills.  The tennis courts, playground, and beach combing opportunities are also appreciated.  There are several historic buildings on the property that children and adults love to explore.  In the winter visitors enjoy sledding, cross country skiing, and skating.

    The Portland Head Light is situated on the

grounds of Fort Williams.  For additional

information on this historic lighthouse,

please refer to the separate web pages found

on this web site.

For additional photos of Fort Williams Park click at the link at the top of this page.

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