It cost $8 to go in the lighthouse, but the view is really nice! Take your time climbing the stairs. It is just south of Nags Head, not too far out of the way. Keep going and you can see the Hatteras Lighthouse as well.
About Bodie Island Lighthouse
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Enjoy the many lighthouses along the Outer Banks among which the Bodie Island Lighthouse is one. The present lighthouse was built in 1879 and enhances the peaceful marshes surrounding the building. Stroll on the boardwalk extending into the marsh and appreciate the 'sailor's safety' that...More
Short drive from main shopping resort area of Nags Head , Beautifil scenic entrance drive with Lighthouse peeking thru the Carolina pines. Great photo opt for family. Nice walking ramp to view wildlife area and explore . Also you can go inside the visitor center....More
It was near closing time when we got there so it wasn't crowded. Lots of photo opportunities. Small gift shop inside. Short walk from parking to gift shop.
Bodie Lighthouse was a interesting landmark to visit. It's history is interesting and educational. A fee is charged to climb the stairs of the lighthouse but the visit is free. One of several historic lighthouses of the Outer Banks of NC.
You need a ticket to climb the lighthouse, but a very limited number of tickets are available each day, so plan to get there when it opens at 9am. Also, there isn't anything else to see or do besides climb the lighthouse. There's no exhibit....More
We visited today and although we didn't climb the lighthouse, we did listen to the ranger talk on snakes in their habitat. It was a super talk for British tourists like ourselves who are a bit nervous about the snakes here. Ranger Ann Jenson was...More
What else can I say? You can't go inside this lighthouse but the landscapes are beautiful. You don't have to walk but a few steps from your car to get some great photos.
This one's in the middle of nowhere, but still LOVELY to see if you enjoy lighthouses like I do! The day we were there was a little rainy, but we still enjoyed seeing what we could. It's worth a stop if you're in the area!