We had never seen a lighthouse construced like this one before. My wife couldn't stop taking pictures. Playground pirate ship looked to be special fun for kids.
The Crooked River Lighthouse is just outside Carrabelle, FL. There is an excellent museum. Check days and hours of operation before you plan your trip. The staff was very helpful and there are a couple of different information videos to watch.
I had never been to a metal lighthouse and was looking forward to seeing it and possibly climbing it. The climb was not completed because it is only open 2 days of the week. Additionally, there was no way for ventilation in the lighthouse, and it was an extremely hot day. However, it was an awesome sight to see up... More
While returning home from Apalachicola, FL, we stopped at the Crooked River Lighthouse in Carrabelle, FL (right off US Hwy 98). The lighthouse is a fourth rebuild of the lighthouse initially built on Dog Island, just across the bay from Carrabelle. After three hurricanes and three lighthouse destructions, the last and current iteration of the lighthouse was a redesign from... More
Clean, great place for the kids to play and we liked how quiet it was.....offered history and and a fun place for the kids! Thank Your!
If you're in the area and like lighthouses this is worth the stop just to take a picture. I can remember at one time a pier was across the street over the water but it's long gone.
crooked river lighthouse is a lovely skeleton tower lighthouse just outside town. They have added a keepers cottage and the lighthouse is open for climbing on the weekends
Well worth the walk up for the view, not to mention a nice leg work out. Nice gift shop & play area for children.
I love lighthouses and this one is no exception. It has a fascinating history which you can learn about at the information center... great video that my husband watched while I climbed! 138 steps to the top - a real skinny climb with beautiful views when you get to the top! You can only climb the lighthouse on Sat and... More
What a beautiful view from the top! Enjoyed the gift shop. If you get a chance to buy the PBS Lighthouses DVD get it! Wonderful picture opportunities.
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