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Barnegat Lighthouse State Park

Broadway and The Bay, Barnegat Light, Long Beach Island, NJ 08006
609 494 2016
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: State Parks
Owner description: On the northern tip of Long Beach Island, this park includes a maritime forest, lighthouse, and...
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Type: State Parks
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Owner description: On the northern tip of Long Beach Island, this park includes a maritime forest, lighthouse, and access to great birding and fishing sites.
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Barnegat, New Jersey
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This is a must see if you are in the area. Fantastic views from the lighthouse, Old Barney". Beautiful inlet. One of my favorite places.

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Monmouth County, NJ
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103 reviews 103 reviews
25 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The Barnegat Lighthouse, pier and rocks are an enjoyable way to spend the day on LBI. We have been visiting the Lighthouse for more than 15 years now. It recently was repainted. You can walk up to the top of the lighthouse, for a charge - I believe it is $3 p/person now, and see the beautiful area. Otherwise the... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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143 reviews 143 reviews
106 attraction reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Went in the off season. Great place to sit, view the ocean and inlet. Love the nature walk. The park and lighthouse were free. The view today was fantastic and the temp was ideal. Had a picnic lunch.

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Whitinsville, Massachusetts
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Very pretty park with walking paths along the ocean, its free, plenty of parking. We went off season so the visitor center and lighthouse were closed. Would have loved to climb th elighthouse to see the view.

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Leonardo
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We went off season, so no traffic. We just explored Long Beach Island and this is a Gem. Great if you like to fish off piers!!!

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Mirabel, Qc
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339 reviews 339 reviews
204 attraction reviews
327 helpful votes 327 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Located at the nothern end of LBI, the Barnegat lighthouse is really worth a visit. The state park is free, with plenty of parking. There is a visitor center with exibits. We climbed the lighthouse for free and were glad we did because it offers great views of LBI and the ocean. All the way up, you can read about... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Beautiful view from the top of the lighthouse, and interesting bits of history posted after every 25-30 steps.

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San Diego, California
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141 reviews 141 reviews
39 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Beautiful lighthouse. I climbed all 217 steps. Wonderful view of the dunes and Atlantic Ocean. Worth climbing!!!

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Beachwood, Ohio
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52 reviews 52 reviews
11 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Visited on holiday so visitor center closed. One of our group ventured up the stairs of the lighthouse. Nice walk on fenced concrete walkway. Lots of fishermen and families.

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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54 reviews 54 reviews
9 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

In addition to climbing the steps or just enjoying the design, walk out to the water and take a close look at the churning current around the lighthouse...an interesting and dangerous place to be. Interesting history surrounding this lighthouse...if you like lighthouses this is another unique one that's taller than others! A must see at the north end of the... More 

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