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North Lighthouse

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Corn Neck Rd., New Shoreham, Block Island, RI
+1 401-466-3200
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A visit to the North Lighthouse is a must for anyone who has the ability to walk along a beautiful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sarahstiflerlucas
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Stonington, Connecticut
nice light

the lighthouse is easily visible from the incoming ferry and is also a stop on the cab tour. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
659josephc
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Granite built lighthouse at Sandy Point, Block Island.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“parking lot” (30 reviews)
“light house” (24 reviews)
“long walk” (16 reviews)
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Corn Neck Rd., New Shoreham, Block Island, RI
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A visit to the North Lighthouse is a must for anyone who has the ability to walk along a beautiful shore and enjoy the wild unspoiled charm of nature. Allow enough time for its beauty to surround and calm your spirit. Take a perfect beach...More

Thank sarahstiflerlucas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the lighthouse is easily visible from the incoming ferry and is also a stop on the cab tour. The southeast light is a bit more impressive but harder to get to

Thank 659josephc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although maybe a little bit of a hike/ walk for some, it was well worth it. Absolutely beautiful views of the tip of the island, and so peaceful. We had most of the beach and trails to ourselves!

Thank taylew1202
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Drive or moped out to the point, and a Easy hike on sand to lighthouse, about 1/4 mile from parking lot. Beach was not swimmable the day we were there due to weather. Beautiful scenery in the dunes to the left and water to the...More

Thank JLCFN
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visit the North Light day or evening and bring your camera. There is a parking lot at the end of Corn Neck Rd for about 10 cars and a lots of bikes. Its a bit of a walk (1/3 of a mile) over soft beach...More

1  Thank mrbodywork
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

once you park your bike etc., not worth the long walk ahead to get there. No food or drinks near by.

Thank leslieellen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Definitely worth the trip. We biked from the ferry to the lighthouse beach. Not the flattest bike ride but very beautiful. There is a gorgeous view at the lighthouse. It's quite a sandy walk the the lighthouse. Expect it to take 15-20 minutes. On the...More

Thank Lovetotravelforfun
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bookending the island with the southeast light, the north light is a little tougher to reach - 4 miles from the ferry terminals. Even after biking or riding to it the actual approach is over (as has been mentioned) loose sand. We ended up only...More

Thank sullific
Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

This is a cute light house, and I would have learned more about it, but unfortunately I walked the 3/4 mile on the sandy trail (no bikes, mopeds, or cars allowed) only to find that it was not open that day. Several other people were...More

Thank QuickWhitTravel
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

The north lighthouse offers a small museum and gift shop beautiful ocean views and beach sand dunes.There is a long walk to get to the light house from the parking lot mostly sand so sneakers or no shoes is recommended.A must see beautiful land mark!

Thank fran c
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