Our family decided to have a picnic on the grounds here one evening, and were so happy we did. While you cannot access the lighthouse, it is beautiful, and the view from there is wonderful. Best of all, there is a path from the lighthouse to the parking lots that is dotted with sculptures, including a series of sculptures that each had a poem and a door that you could open up to find a pen/pencil and notepad where you could write your own poem and comments. My 6yo daughter LOVED writing in each one of them. There are also rocks that are fairly easy to climb down to get to the water, and you can see the New London Ledge lighthouse out in the water too.
We parked in parking lot D and walked up to big steps to the right to get to the lighthouse; the sculpture path leads you away from the parking lot, so perhaps parking lot C might be a better place to park?? Not sure..
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