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Barnegat Lighthouse State Park

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Address: Broadway and The Bay, Barnegat Light, Long Beach Island, NJ 08006
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 15:30
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On the northern tip of Long Beach Island, this park includes a maritime...

On the northern tip of Long Beach Island, this park includes a maritime forest, lighthouse, and access to great birding and fishing sites.

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lBI as a whole he is a great safe and very family oriented island to visit in general they're a great family activities to do especially going to see the lighthouse old Barney... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

lBI as a whole he is a great safe and very family oriented island to visit in general they're a great family activities to do especially going to see the lighthouse old Barney and walk the journey. Very clean places to eat a great place to run to when you have a very overcast day or even better one with... More 

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Long Beach Township, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great view from the top of the lighthouse, if you can make the climb. Interesting area, nice quaint store to browse in near by.

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Califon, New Jersey
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful lighthouse. Fun to walk up to the top. You can also walk out to a pier type area and sit and watch the fisherman.

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Burlington, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We go to the lighthouse at least twice a year. It's free before Memorial Day and after Labor Day. And only $3.00 per person during the summer months. The lighthouse has 217 steps and worth the climb for stunning views.

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Thank Donna C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Climb the lighthouse for a great view. Walk the jetty and enjoy fishermen, a cool breeze and relax. Good parking and not to far from a more unknown attraction down the beach the 11th street dunes. Wide ranging dunes with trails and walkways unlike the rest of LBI.

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West Caldwell, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to visit to enjoy some history and nature of New Jersey. People were hiking, fishing and enjoying the beautiful scenery. It is a small area to stop and enjoy in 1-2 hours.

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North Wales, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Lots of walking and panoramic views. Fishing pier is also nearby. Such a beautiful place. My husband and I definitely enjoyed it.

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Beach Haven, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We strode up the 200+ steps yesterday afternoon and it was a gorgeous day. The top of the lighthouse offered spectacular views of the bay, the Atlantic and LBI. You'll love it - just be prepared for somewhat narrow step as your navigate the spiral staircase coming back down! The surrounding area in this park is well cared for and... More 

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Barnegat Light, New Jersey
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9 reviews
Reviewed 10 April 2017

A most wonderful place to unwind bring a basket lunch & picnic. Take a walk on the inlet boardwalk, enjoy the waves, boats & spend some time talking to the fishermen. Maybe the lighthouse will be open for you to go up & take in the view. Just heavenly.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Every year when visiting LBI, my trip is not complete without a trip to the top of Ole Barney to see the coastline from a birds eye view. The hike up to the top isn't too bad as you can rest on the landings between flights of stairs, weekdays tend to be less crowded than weekends in my experience as... More 

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