Filming location in Forrest Gump

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Forrest Gump Running – Lighthouse

After deciding to run across the country multiple times, Forrest Gump reaches a beautiful Lighthouse. This scene was beautifully captured in St. George, a town located in the state of Maine, USA. Those who wish to discover the exact spot where this memorable scene took place can refer to the details below or click on the map pin icon for quick navigation.

“When I got to another ocean, I figured since I’ve gone this far, I might as well just turn back, keep right on going.”

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Where was Forrest Gump’s Lighthouse scene filmed?

The Lighthouse scene where Forrest Gump runs across the country was shot at the Marshall Point Lighthouse, situated in St George, Maine, USA. With ample parking spaces, it welcomes numerous visitors year-round, offering them breathtaking views of the coastline.

More about Marshall Point Lighthouse

Marshall Point Lighthouse stands as a beacon of Maine’s rich maritime history. Established in 1832, the lighthouse has since become an emblematic symbol of St. George’s coastline. Besides its cameo in Forrest Gump, the lighthouse is a popular attraction for visitors keen on experiencing the serene ambiance of coastal Maine. It also houses a museum detailing its storied past.

Scenes filmed at Marshall Point Lighthouse

Forrest’s runs up to a Lighthouse and turns
Forrest runs on a wooden path that goes straight to a beautiful lighthouse. When he gets to the lighthouse, he stops, turns around, and runs back the way he came. This simple yet visually nice moment is part of Forrest’s long run.

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