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North Lighthouse

Corn Neck Rd., New Shoreham, Block Island, RI
+1 401-466-3200
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Requires some walking to reach but well worth it

To get to this lighthouse requires a moderate walk across the beach, but well worth the effort... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
bruwest
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philadelphia
worth the walk

Unlike the South Light, the North light is a lil bit of a hike. There is a parking lot somewhat... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Matthew A
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Granite built lighthouse at Sandy Point, Block Island.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“parking lot” (25 reviews)
“north light” (13 reviews)
“long walk” (11 reviews)
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Corn Neck Rd., New Shoreham, Block Island, RI
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+1 401-466-3200
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1 - 10 of 173 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

To get to this lighthouse requires a moderate walk across the beach, but well worth the effort. When we went we saw a seal in the ocean, and the seagulls were nesting in the tall grass by the lighthouse, best of all the lighthouse is...More

Thank bruwest
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unlike the South Light, the North light is a lil bit of a hike. There is a parking lot somewhat near it. Then its a fairly long walk down the beach to the light house. The light house is pretty nice, typical light house. Whats...More

Thank Matthew A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A little bit of a hike from the parking area but totally worth the trip. Beautiful views of the beach.

Thank Joey B
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent ride up to the Northen Light House. I strolled the beach area and found an awesome sea glass !

Thank Helen O
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

You really can have a complete trip to Block Island if you don't hike out to the Northernmost point. By level I don't mean paved. It's rocky and then turns to all sand but it's very little that is up or down in elevation. A...More

1  Thank Brian D
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Whether you drive, rent a moped or ride a bike North up Corn Neck Road, you won't be disappointed by either the trip or the destination. Park in the lot and set off to see the lighthouse then walk out to Sandy Point to see...More

Thank SYTrustMe
Reviewed 27 November 2016

No trip to Block Island is complete without visiting the 2 picturesque lighthouses. The North light is a beautiful spot to catch a sunrise or sunset, with waves rolling in and the colors reflecting off the water. If you walk beyond the lighthouse you'll see...More

Thank 87SCuba
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We parked up in the small car park and enjoyed a walk along the beach. We had a glimpse of a seal who sat and watched us as we walked by. Just a lovely sandy beach and dunes to explore. The lighthouse contains a small...More

Thank Bernie L
Reviewed 27 September 2016

The lighthouse is refurbished with 5 rooms of exhibits - shipwrecks, local flora and fauna, and exhibits of the life of a lighthouse keeper. Worth the $3 admission. And a great destnantion after a beach walk.

Thank Richard R
Reviewed 26 September 2016

The lighthouse itself is fine - it's located on a beautiful part of the island and you can knock out both the lighthouse and settler's rock easily on one trip here. You do need to walk along the beach / rocks to get to the...More

Thank Boots123
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