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Bodie Island Lighthouse

8210 Bodie Island Lighthouse Road, Nags Head, NC 27959
+1 252-441-5711
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Great attraction of history

Lovely grounds for an historical walk/climb thru. We chose to hang out on the grounds and were... read more

Reviewed yesterday
William David P
Rare to find a negative

Could probably cut and paste reviews on most of the light houses we see... which have been well... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Annette B
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An interesting and still important lighthouse that can be visited but not climbed. (NOTE: The lighthouse is currently under construction, and is expected to re-open in summer 2013, with the ability to be climbed for the first time)
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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8210 Bodie Island Lighthouse Road, Nags Head, NC 27959
+1 252-441-5711

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Reviewed yesterday

Lovely grounds for an historical walk/climb thru. We chose to hang out on the grounds and were still able to get amazing pictures. I as a little disappointed there was no picnic areas. Would be nice to have had them.

Thank William David P
Reviewed yesterday

Could probably cut and paste reviews on most of the light houses we see... which have been well over two hundred, though not all climbable....People seem always friendly and helpful..climb about the same as all and if you are going to the trouble to find...More

Thank Annette B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

One hour closer than the Cape Hatteras light house... And let me tell ya it's the longest one hour ride of your life...Even if your fishing out of Hatteras... Remember you got to drive the hour back to Nags Head!!! You got to love this...More

Thank johnnyquest111
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We love it every time, inspirational and worthwhile. Put it in your list for must see OBX attractions. But it isn't a bog-dee it's a bah-dee like body. Go and enjoy

Thank Shellie L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A must see if you're in the area 10 flights to get to the top I opted to look from the ground up but still amazing!

Thank Darnell S
Reviewed 4 days ago

I'm from New England and we have many lighthouses! I loved Bodie Light and Hatteras light! The bookstore was awesome as well! My husband climbed the tower and he loved the view!

Thank betsyk757
Reviewed 4 days ago

Another nice lighthouse on the Outer Banks.. They allow you to walk into the lighthouse up to the metal stairs for free 10 dollars to walk all the ways up...Lighthouse are just in such picturesque areas i love to go... Their is a nice short...More

Thank Zelda911
Reviewed 5 days ago

Tracy and I were driving back from Cape Hatteras and I wanted to see Bodie lighthouse since it was so close. It is in a beautiful park. I love lighthouses. We saw a deer while we were there.

Thank David S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Love the lighthouse and the Park workers are very knwledgeable. Hated that only 8 people could go up at a time and I had to wait each level for my husband to be with me as I went uo the next. They have a nice...More

Thank redlancer33
Reviewed 6 days ago

Have always had a fascination with lighthouses and Bodie Lighthouses is no exception! Exceptionally well maintained.

Thank Meri T
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Bianca S
28 July 2017|
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Response from prep33grl | Reviewed this property |
I believe there is height restrictions. So No...
21 March 2017|
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Response from NowOnOBX-KateInNJ52 | Reviewed this property |
Bodie Island Lighthouse opens for self-guided tours the 3rd Friday in April yearly. However, year-round you can still go and see this beautiful place! Only things unavailable off-season are bathrooms, gift shop and climbing... More
29 January 2017|
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Response from Eloy C | Reviewed this property |
think tours are off till March or April. call ahead