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Barnegat Lighthouse State Park

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Address: Broadway and The Bay, Barnegat Light, Long Beach Island, NJ 08006
Phone Number: 609 494 2016
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Description: On the northern tip of Long Beach Island, this park includes a maritime...
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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..!!!Ol'Barney!!!!!.. Great History

..I've been trying to teach my grandsons to appreciate the History of this infamous site and past skirmishes and lost of Mariner life. For now all they like doing is taking 62 yr... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
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Gouldsboro, Pa
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new jersey
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74 reviews 74 reviews
7 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

A visit to this New Jersey State Park is worthwhile at any time of the year. The views of Barnegat Bay and the Atlantic are spectacular. Enjoy a visit at any season. Read the historical markers scattered in the State Park to get a glimpse back in time to the late 1700's.

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Gouldsboro, Pa
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

..I've been trying to teach my grandsons to appreciate the History of this infamous site and past skirmishes and lost of Mariner life. For now all they like doing is taking 62 yr young Grandma up to the tippy top of 'Ol'Barney'!!! :) As of late we've been there the past 2 years... we've been blessed to go there in... More 

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New York City, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We stopped by during a pause between rain storms on an otherwise stormy January day. We were glad we did! We were happy to find the park open, including the bathrooms, paths, and lighthouse. The walk to the lighthouse from the parking lot is easy and full of interesting and informative signs. We didn't climb up into the lighthouse itself... More 

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New Jersey
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34 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

If you are on LBI and catch a cloudy day, or just have had enough of the sun, you must go to see "Old Barney," LBI's lighthouse! It has been restored to its former glory and is a sight to see!! Be prepared to climb lots of stairs to the top. If u are claustrophobic, u may want to sit... More 

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Milwaukee, WI
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24 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

It's nice to be able to see the island from the top of this lighthouse, but there are a lot of steps. I have been up there twice and I don't think I need to do that again. What is most interesting is the story of how the shore of the island keeps changing, how the house that used to... More 

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NJ
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Went on a miserable cold rainy windy day and was too chicken to go out on the ledge, as the wind was whistling so bad. Nevertheless, the climb was fun and quick, and the views are fair to good even out of the windows from inside the light house. Note: not for those afraid of heights, out of shape, or... More 

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Neffs, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Hello Gregory Grookett here to review the Barnegat Lighthouse in New Jersey. The lighthouse is a great attraction that you can climb if you can make it. They have lots of steps and it is very tiresome if your not in shape. Been going here since I was a young child and can't do it like I use to. Lol.... More 

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Quakertown, Pennsylvania
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50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

This is a beautiful lighthouse. Lots of steps to climb, but well worth it when you get to the top. The view from above is amazing! You can see most of the island, and the bay and ocean lies spectacularly below you.One of the most breathtaking spots anywhere. There is also an amazing walk you can take on the lighthouse... More 

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Barnegat, New Jersey
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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108 reviews 108 reviews
25 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 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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