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Crooked River Lighthouse

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Address: 1975 Highway 98 W, Carrabelle, FL 32322
Phone Number: (850) 697-8148 ‎
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Unique lighthouse to visit

This was a nice quiet spot, tucked away on the bay. We made a special stop to take a few pictures, stretch our legs and enjoy the surroundings

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Peachtree City, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

No one was ever there, so we did play on the playground, but the hours of operation are so limited that we didn't go inside or up the lighthouse.

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Peachtree City, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

This was a nice quiet spot, tucked away on the bay. We made a special stop to take a few pictures, stretch our legs and enjoy the surroundings

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I guess it was ok. The entrance is really hard to see. Th Museum and gift shop was closed when I was there. The wooden boat that was there had burnt and they hadn't started rebuilding yet. I know it wasn't anyone's fault lol I just wished I could have seen it

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Indianapolis
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We visited the old lighthouse while staying in Carrabelle, be careful you can drive right past the entrance.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Museum was closed when we visited so we could not make the climb but I am sure the view would have been worth it.The history provided at the base of the Lighthouse was interesting and provided good information. small picnic area if you are so inclined.

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Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

Historical lighthouse with small museum and gift shop in a very small town. The weather was bad when we were here so we only stopped briefly but a worthwhile stop nonetheless.

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Carrabelle, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

One of Carrabelle's most significant bits of history, and the one most closely-tied to our seafaring past. Long before GPS and radar were available, coming in between the islands at night or in weather was a death-defying challenge. No telling how many lives this lighthouse and its keepers saved over the century or so that it worked. We are proud... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

The lighthouse has an amazing view from the top. The museum is really nice, and the women that work there are very knowledgable. My niece (3yr) had a blast on the "pirate ship" playground. It's nice that the playground has shade, unlike the Carrabelle playground, and it's only a few miles down the road.

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Mason, Ohio, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We stopped by during the week in mid May and had the place to ourselves. The lighthouse and museum were closed, but we could still walk around and the kids loved playing on the wooden pirate ship playset.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I wasn't planning on stopping but glad I did. $5 for adults & $3 for kids - under 12. Great views if you are willing to climb to the top. About 100 feet up. We make a habit of seeing and going to as many lighthouses as possible. This is unique to us. All metal. Very narrow spiral stair case.... More 

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