Quoddy Head State Park was established in 1962. It?s located at the easternmost point of land in the United States. The park features 4.5 miles of hiking trails and diverse landscape. There is more than one trail where each trail features a different face of the park. Some trails can be harder and longer than others. It is also a source of habitation for rare plants. It boasts of breathtaking scenic views. Visitors enjoy picnic and whale watching.
In the park, there is a popular lighthouse tower called West Quoddy Lighthouse which is very prominent because of its red and white stripe paint. It is the easternmost lighthouse in the United States and this red and white lighthouse prevents and reduced shipwrecks when shipping increased during the 1900s. It was not originally part of the park but after automation in 1988, the red and white tower finally became a part of Quoddy Head State Park. The tower is closed to visitors but they are free to enjoy the grounds and the museum administrated by by the West Quoddy Head Light Keepers' Association.