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Nobska Point Lighthouse

Nobska Road, Woods Hole, Falmouth, MA
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Just around the corner from downtown

Across the street from the lighthouse there is a very short path to a bench hidden behind the... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
Alicia1099
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East Walpole, Massachusetts
Picturesque sight to see

While visiting the area we made a stop to see the lighthouse. The views are spectacular and it... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
Kelly V
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Nobska Road, Woods Hole, Falmouth, MA
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Reviewed 7 May 2017

Across the street from the lighthouse there is a very short path to a bench hidden behind the bushes with a very nice view of the ocean.

Thank Alicia1099
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

While visiting the area we made a stop to see the lighthouse. The views are spectacular and it makes for great for pictures! There is limited parking, so be aware. You can walk across the road and admire the view of the water down below....More

Thank Kelly V
Reviewed 26 April 2017

They had volunteers taking visitors up the top, making the stop worthwhile. Otherwise, just a lighthouse you look at and continue on.

Thank redneckITengineer
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Nobska Light overlooks Falmouth and Woods Hole Harbor. Visitors can tour the grounds and in the summer the Friends of Nobska Light offer tours. The lighthouse was built in 1876. Interestingly, on the east side where there are dangerous shoals, the light is red while...More

Thank ITRT
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Nice location of the lighthouse with old keeper house as well. The beach is very nice as well. Unfortunately there is no specific hike available.

Thank Neurodresden
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous spot! Early spring visit so nothing was in bloom, but still beautiful! Will have to go back in the summer time

Thank Laurie H
Reviewed 7 April 2017

I visit this lighthouse each year. Its in a beautiful location and the views are breathtaking. I love it so much.

Thank serenityhouse8
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We love visiting lighthouses and the Nobska Point Lighthouse is really quite lovely and is great for photographers. This lighthouse is not open to the public.

Thank denver60
Reviewed 2 April 2017

This is a cool little place with great views and some minor trails and rock climbing. It provides a nice break to enjoy some spectacular views. Parking is limited.

Thank Kyle L
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We loved seeing lighthouses while in Cape Cod and this one is a beauty. We also drove there to get a good view of Martha's Vineyard. The sight was breathtaking and worth the few minutes it took to get there. Well worth the drive.

Thank CharleneF4
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vtmegsmom
21 March 2017|
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Response from Jarod F | Reviewed this property |
Falmouth, ma
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yehuda k
15 August 2016|
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Response from LarryK541 | Reviewed this property |
No, you can only look at it. It ha a tremendous presence however.
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Kimberly R
7 July 2016|
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Response from Nicole P | Reviewed this property |
I didn't notice the trolley. Most people ride their bikes up there. My husband and I walked there and back from the Woods Hole Inn. The weather was nice, so we made the most of it. You can drive to the lighthouse, but there... More
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