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South Bass Island Lighthouse

Southern tip of South Bass Island, Put in Bay, OH
+1 419-285-1800
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Check it Out From Ferry Coming In

Really not open very often but you can see as you are coming in from ferry. You can park and walk... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
LiketoeatCincinnati
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Cincinnati
via mobile
Cute light house

This is not your typical light house. There really isn't much to see, but he views of the lake are... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2017
mcollar
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East Brady, Pennsylvania
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“light house” (15 reviews)
“nice grounds” (3 reviews)
“take pictures” (4 reviews)
LOCATION
Southern tip of South Bass Island, Put in Bay, OH
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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Really not open very often but you can see as you are coming in from ferry. You can park and walk around. Is a nice Lighthouse.

Thank LiketoeatCincinnati
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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

This is not your typical light house. There really isn't much to see, but he views of the lake are very nice. We walked around the grounds and peeked in a few windows. No tours or anything.

Thank mcollar
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

The lighthouse is only open certain days and certain times. We missed those, although walk around the outside. No the typical lighthouse and would be interested to have gone inside. No much to see from the outside.

Thank Kathy B
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

We were there Labor Day weekend 2017. The grounds were only open and tours were not available. The times for tours were very specific. It's down the road from the Miller Ferry.

Thank dawnS4728HW
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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Worth the drive to the other side of the island. Great views. Pretty area. I too wish that there was some type of historical sign explaining the significance, history. I thought it would be traditional light house. It is a house with a lighthouse on...More

1  Thank lindas286
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

Don't go to just see the lighthouse - it is small and can almost be overlooked. But the iew of the lake is lovely. Just a nice stop while exploring the island.

Thank Randy_Debbie_Ohio
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

the lighthouse was closed when we got there but the nice grounds keeper let us in the gate to take pictures, well maintained lawn and building , great view and a sweetheart of a groundskeeper

Thank richard e
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Take this destination off the map. Seriously! It isn't even maintained. No historical information, no park ranger not even one of those little boxes with leaflets.

Thank Charles D
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Reviewed 1 August 2017

Other reviewers have disparaged this spot because the house is closed but it's such a beautiful spot that the views alone are worth a stop. We rode from the Jet Express dock in the center of town to the light, which was an easy ride....More

Thank trmdwelk
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Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

We were here on a Saturday afternoon and lighthouse was closed. You can get nice pictures of the lighthouse and nice views of the lake from here. You can walk the grounds here and there is no charge. Good for a quick visit, would be...More

Thank SharonB231
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