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North Lighthouse

Corn Neck Rd., New Shoreham, Block Island, RI
+1 401-466-3200
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Wish it had extended hours into the off-season, and it is a walk, but worth it

Like so much of Block Island, it has seasonal hours. Unfortunately, that meant not seeing the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brian K
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New York City, New York
This Beautiful Old Lighthouse Has Stood The Test Of Time!

There is a very nice parking area where you can leave your car or bike on your way to the... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
BeachmanBob
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Rhode Island
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Granite built lighthouse at Sandy Point, Block Island.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“parking lot” (30 reviews)
“light house” (25 reviews)
“long walk” (15 reviews)
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Corn Neck Rd., New Shoreham, Block Island, RI
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like so much of Block Island, it has seasonal hours. Unfortunately, that meant not seeing the interior in the off-season, hence only 4. It is a walk to get here, too, but the walk is absolutely worth it. The views are spectacular, and the park...More

Thank Brian K
Reviewed 22 October 2017

There is a very nice parking area where you can leave your car or bike on your way to the lighthouse...about 1/2 a mile away! The walk is along a beach and a wild life preserve. It is very soft sand and it takes some...More

Thank BeachmanBob
Reviewed 6 October 2017

We spent a beautiful October morning walking to the lighthouse and then out to the northernmost tip of Block Island.You;ll need a car or moped to get out here to the lot as it is quite a ways from town to the end of the...More

Thank agb427
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Worth the bike ride from our Inn to North Lighthouse. Be prepared to walk up to the lighthouse on uneven sandy terrain and hilly. We didn't do the inside tour. The outside is just as good

Thank Toni P
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

I've been to Block Island and number of times now & just recently walked out to see the North Lighthouse~ It's beautiful. It looks like a perfect picture of New England island life. The building is incredibly sturdy and beautifully built, While the surrounding dunes...More

Thank Cstarh
Reviewed 18 September 2017

A visit to the North Lighthouse is a must for anyone who has the ability to walk along a beautiful shore and enjoy the wild unspoiled charm of nature. Allow enough time for its beauty to surround and calm your spirit. Take a perfect beach...More

Thank sarahstiflerlucas
Reviewed 9 September 2017

the lighthouse is easily visible from the incoming ferry and is also a stop on the cab tour. The southeast light is a bit more impressive but harder to get to

Thank 659josephc
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Although maybe a little bit of a hike/ walk for some, it was well worth it. Absolutely beautiful views of the tip of the island, and so peaceful. We had most of the beach and trails to ourselves!

Thank taylew1202
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Drive or moped out to the point, and a Easy hike on sand to lighthouse, about 1/4 mile from parking lot. Beach was not swimmable the day we were there due to weather. Beautiful scenery in the dunes to the left and water to the...More

1  Thank JLCFN
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Visit the North Light day or evening and bring your camera. There is a parking lot at the end of Corn Neck Rd for about 10 cars and a lots of bikes. Its a bit of a walk (1/3 of a mile) over soft beach...More

2  Thank mrbodywork
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