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Crooked River Lighthouse

Address: 1975 Highway 98 W, Carrabelle, FL 32322
Phone Number: (850) 697-8148 ‎
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Type: Lighthouses, Sights & Landmarks
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Kalamazoo
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129 reviews 129 reviews
40 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

You pretty much see the whole thing when you drive up...they have climbs on Saturdays if you're energetic. Museum worth a stop.

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

had fun here and enjoy the mini museum in the old light keepers house, kids loved the outdoor pirate ship to play on. The light house is nicely maintained but the "climb" is disappointing. You can't climb to the top to view the surroundings. Just a small window.

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Sun City, Arizona
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146 reviews 146 reviews
18 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

This lighthouse is a spare girder structure. Not inspiring. There may be an exhibit but we didn't look for it.

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Tallahassee, Florida, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

It was very informative. The people there was very knowledgeable. Got some great pictures and souvenirs.

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Americus, Georgia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Most lighthouses are located off traveled highways. Crooked River is right on Highway 98. Clean grounds and playground for the kids.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Close to road easy access. Doing work to make it better. Thanks for keeping that part of history. Enjoyed.

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gainesville, fl.
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91 reviews 91 reviews
27 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Didn't even know it was here! Was a little early for admission, but did get a great pic! Heard from another traveler that the climb to the top was spectacular.

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Tennessee
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234 reviews 234 reviews
85 attraction reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This is a typical lighthouse with the crazy steep stairs that get even more narrow as you get close to the top. See pics which shows that even a small foot doesn't even fit all the way on the step. You must go at an angle. I've had knee surgery and my knees were weak by the time I climbed... More 

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Shalimar
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We love lighthouses and this one is special because it is not the usual brick and mortar style . It is now a museum and has a nice interpretive talk showing the history of this and similar lighthouses in the area. There are many items that would have been in the original home and a nice friendly guide.

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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204 reviews 204 reviews
67 attraction reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We drove from Cape San Blas for the express purpose of going to this lighthouse. It is only open on the weekends. The Museum was excellent. They had pictures of the lighthouse, along with lights used in the house previously. They had the drawings of the lighthouse and showed how it was delivered in a kit and assembled by part... More 

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