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Address: One Rondout Landing, Kingston, NY 12401
Phone Number: 914-338-0071
Description: You can reach this historic 86-year-old lighthouse by boat tours from the...
You can reach this historic 86-year-old lighthouse by boat tours from the Hudson River Maritime Museum.
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Great Lighthouse!

We are trying to make it around the US and take as many photos as we can; this is a unique design and well worth exploring. Can't get on ground, but is a cool light.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Indianapolis, Indiana

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We are trying to make it around the US and take as many photos as we can; this is a unique design and well worth exploring. Can't get on ground, but is a cool light.

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Hurley, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Happened to stumble upon a tour that was offered through the maritime museum and me and a friend went. It was great and very informative. They even let us check out the basement because we were curious how it was set up on the water. They did temporarily stop tours but keep checking because they will probably offer them again.... More 

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Boston MA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

We saw the light from a river tour, there was no direct access to the light house. the boat that took people out to the light house stopped running last year

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flushing, ny
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

Being April, the boats weren't running yet, but we went down North Avenue, made a turn at the Mill & then walked a short path to a view of the lighthouse. Afterwards, we went across the bridge to view the other side of the lighthouse from the Amtrak Station over in Rhinebeck - also worth the trip if you love... More 

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Kingston, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

We went with a bunch of friends who won a prize at a silent auction for 50 people on a boat trip that included drinks and dinner delivered to us at the lighthouse on a gorgeous summer night. Total blast. Very historical !

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Hopewell Junction, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

I pass this each trip down the Rondout Creek. It reminds me of times gone by. A great restored lighthouse.

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Woonsocket, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

When in this area, it is well worth the half-mile walk out to the lighthouse site. If you want to actually go into the lighthouse, visit on weekends or call for an appointment.

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Kingston, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

It depends on which way you are going. The Lighthouse marks the entrance to the Rondout Creek and Downtown Kingston for The Maritime Museum or great restaurants when coming in from the Hudson River, A nice, old lighthouse.

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Pine Plains, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2012

Place is on the water and you have to take a tender to reach it. Oak furniture inside harkens back to an era when Lighthouses were used and necessary.This lighthouse history is interesting and very much a part of the history of the Hudson River itself

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Kingston, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012

Its a great Hudson River Landmark that warrants a visit or a paddleby.

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Address: One Rondout Landing, Kingston, NY 12401
Phone Number: 914-338-0071
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Kingston

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