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Fire Island Lighthouse

4640 Captree Island, Fire Island, NY
+1 631-661-4876
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Peaceful and Off-the-grid

We parked the car on field 5 at RMP. Took the walk way to the lighthouse. The walkway is a great... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
New York City, New York
Fire Island lighthouse

The fire island lighthouse is a beacon on the south shore. On the water we see it on the horizon... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
New York City, New York
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“gift shop” (13 reviews)
“fresnel lens” (9 reviews)
“long island” (23 reviews)
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4640 Captree Island, Fire Island, NY
+1 631-661-4876
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We parked the car on field 5 at RMP. Took the walk way to the lighthouse. The walkway is a great experience, deer etc and good flora and fauna. There is a sitting area and a small beach by the water north of the lighthouse....More

Thank BhriguPrashar
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The fire island lighthouse is a beacon on the south shore. On the water we see it on the horizon and know we are getting close to fire island. It's a great trip to walk from Kismet and climb to the top. The views are...More

Thank lollygal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fire Island Lighthouse is up there with Cape Lookout and Cape Hatteras. Needs a little TLC with outside paint job. The walk from the state beach parking lot was very pleasant. For those unable to walk 1/2 mile this isn't made for you!

1  Thank ELFDUDE
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The lighthouse is great with a beautiful view of the island. Staff was friendly and helpful. If you want to go to Fire Island just for the lighthouse be prepared to walk a LOT and spend some time and money. There is a $10 toll...More

Thank StonewallBrigade
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Fire Island and the light house are great places to visit. My buddies and I ferry across the bay and "Hang Out" at the Pines and Cherry Grove. Fire Island is my favorite summer time place!

2  Thank jChiaravalloti
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Very interesting and stimulating with delightful views in every direction from the top of the light. Plus, just wonderful volunteer staffers at every turn, from the lighthouse itself to the main museum spaces, and on to the fresnel lens display building. Lots of interesting stuff...More

1  Thank Fancyfreebob
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Very nice walk to the lighthouse in a series of boardwalks through the dunes. Climb the tower and get a view of the Manhattan skyline on a clear day. The museum upstairs is small but nice

2  Thank Kevin_and_Morgan
Reviewed 4 March 2017

staff were really friendly. one of my favorite lighthouses. The views from the top are stunning, you can see all the way to the city on a clear day. totally worth a trip up

2  Thank crantok
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

A balmy Sunday in February got us out to the lighthouse. Park at field 5 and walk the boardwalk to the lighthouse. Deer along the way. Great view from the top and an interesting free museum

3  Thank dcablemon
Reviewed 6 February 2017

What a great site to visit, worth the walk. I go there all times of the year, all hours. There is a ton of wildlife. Caution at dusk in the spring....a lot of baby deer.

2  Thank Mreiman2
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19 February 2017|
Response from ienjoytravel2016 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, even if they closed the lighthouse accessible, you still can walk around out there. It's a nice peaceful place to visit, just leave before the sky goes dark, It might be dangerous that you can't see the road back.
Jesus O
8 August 2016|
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Response from Loki4546 | Reviewed this property |
The parking is not free it's $10 per car there is no free parking anywhere