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The Tarrytown Lighthouse

Address: Kingsland Point Park, Palmer Avenue, Tarrytown, NY 10591
Phone Number: 914-242-7275
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Ranked #7 of 11 Attractions in Tarrytown
Type: Lighthouses, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Southern-most of the 8 Hudson River live-in lighthouses.
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Type: Lighthouses, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Southern-most of the 8 Hudson River live-in lighthouses.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

This light house is right by the water and has some good views. Nothing is fancy and lighthouse is very simple and you need to go to Sleepy Hollow to access it. Surrounding areas are very deserted and don't look well maintained. This area need some attention for landscaping.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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23 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Signage to lighthouse not clear. We wound up in park with a long walk to lighthouse with no guarantee it would be open. No people around, no visitor amenities, park nearby had locked bathrooms. Go in summer, not fall :-(

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Chappaqua, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

It is pretty cool as far as lighthouses go but am not sure I would travel to Tarrytown just to see it. Maybe a good stroll in nicer weather and a way to work off a meal you just had. Apart from that, pretty standard lighthouse stuff.

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Ottawa, Canada
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We had a chance to visit this lighthouse and I must say, what a great spot. While it was a little hard to find (follow the concrete wall around the old industrial site) once there we were able to get some fantastic shots of the lighthouse, both during the day and at sunset. The backdrop of the Tappan Zee Bridge... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I was excited to see the lighthouse on the other side of the abandoned and or construction private property lot. Saw a sidewalk, my hopes of seeing the lighthouse up close . Wrongo!! Good luck attempting to even get a picture from the walk along the water, without fences and overgrown brush. It was very disappointing to be so far... More 

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Marlton, NJ
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Went to Kingsland Point Park on a rainy weekday in October. Entered off Palmer Ave near the Train Station and no one was collecting entry fees due to the rain so we got a free glance at the lighthouse. Probably would be a nice park during the summer with picnic areas and a playground. Didn't walk too far due to... More 

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Acton, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Don’t bother. If the lighthouse is pretty, you’ll never know. For us, it was almost impossible to find (GPS sent us initially to an abandoned parking lot), the area was blocked off, and yet there was a $4 entrance fee to scour the area close to but not within visual contact of the lighthouse. At first (after returning from the... More 

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Slatington, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We happened to go on a day when the lighthouse was closed so we had to get our view from Kingsland Park. The park was quite nice with some very nice views along the Hudson. It would have been nicer to actually walk up to/go inside the lighthouse.

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Anderson, South Carolina
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This lighthouse takes a walk from Kingsland Point Park. They have special days when the Light is open to the public, and you can walk right up to it. Go to lighthousefriends.com for information. The park is very lovely, being right on the river, but it gets very full sometimes.

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Google maps told us to go to Kingsland Point County Park in Sleepy Hollow to see the lighthouse. It cost $4 to park in the big park which was nice and pretty. But the access to the lighthouse is closed so we could only see it from a distance. We did see other people out there but think they got... More 

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