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Address: Corn Neck Rd., New Shoreham, Block Island, RI
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+1 401-466-3200

Granite built lighthouse at Sandy Point, Block Island.

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Whether you drive, rent a moped or ride a bike North up Corn Neck Road, you won't be disappointed by either the trip or the destination. Park in the lot and set off to see the... read more

Reviewed February 20, 2017
Duxbury, Massachusetts
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Duxbury, Massachusetts
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74 reviews
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Reviewed February 20, 2017 via mobile

Whether you drive, rent a moped or ride a bike North up Corn Neck Road, you won't be disappointed by either the trip or the destination. Park in the lot and set off to see the lighthouse then walk out to Sandy Point to see the confluence of currents, boats fishing, surf casters, and sailboats coming to, and leaving, Block... More 

Thank SYTrustMe
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65 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed November 27, 2016

No trip to Block Island is complete without visiting the 2 picturesque lighthouses. The North light is a beautiful spot to catch a sunrise or sunset, with waves rolling in and the colors reflecting off the water. If you walk beyond the lighthouse you'll see a little driftwood shelter that seems to be rebuilt each year. I've never been inside... More 

Thank 87SCuba
Twyford, England, United Kingdom
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150 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed October 10, 2016

We parked up in the small car park and enjoyed a walk along the beach. We had a glimpse of a seal who sat and watched us as we walked by. Just a lovely sandy beach and dunes to explore. The lighthouse contains a small museum.

Thank Bernie L
Mukilteo, Washington
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409 reviews
122 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
Reviewed September 27, 2016

The lighthouse is refurbished with 5 rooms of exhibits - shipwrecks, local flora and fauna, and exhibits of the life of a lighthouse keeper. Worth the $3 admission. And a great destnantion after a beach walk.

Thank Richard R
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71 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed September 26, 2016

The lighthouse itself is fine - it's located on a beautiful part of the island and you can knock out both the lighthouse and settler's rock easily on one trip here. You do need to walk along the beach / rocks to get to the lighthouse from the parking lot if you're so inclined. If you're mobility impaired or elderly,... More 

Thank Boots123
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39 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed September 25, 2016

To fully experience Block Island a visit to the North Lighthouse is a must. It's a walk but the views are wonderful and one can't miss this piece of history.

Thank Lynne G
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

Just a stunningly beautiful lighthouse. Worth every penny of the $3. The two docents are excellent and knowledgeable, answered all questions asked. The half mile walk to get there was a nice walk along the beach as well. Don't miss this Landmark!

Thank rpeters57
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49 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

I did not have the strength to walk and get closer to the lighthouse but the site has also one of the best view. Again thank you for leaving it in its original state.

Thank Elizabeth G
Greenwich, Connecticut
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10 reviews
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Reviewed September 13, 2016

It was a 1 mile walk on a rocky/sandy beach from the parking area and we couldn't do it due the high waves from the aftermath of Hurricane Hermine but if it wasn't so stormy, we would of done it as it was a beautiful lighthouse to explore around on the northern tip of Block Island.

Thank chefjeff14
New Milford, Connecticut
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147 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed September 12, 2016

This was the last stop of our day. I wish it had been our first stop. We were travelling on bikes and its a bit of a ride. Once you arrive to parking area, its a bit of a walk out to the lighthouse. The walk is through the sand.

Thank balaczar

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