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Address: Corn Neck Rd., New Shoreham, Block Island, RI
Phone Number: 401 466 3200
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Granite built lighthouse at Sandy Point, Block Island.

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At the tip of the island

Prepare for a bit of a walk. The parking lot is set away from the lighthouse and you have to walk down the beach to reach lighthouse. The lighthouse itself is a great visit, but... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Steve D
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Prepare for a bit of a walk. The parking lot is set away from the lighthouse and you have to walk down the beach to reach lighthouse. The lighthouse itself is a great visit, but I think the best part is beyond the lighthouse at the tip of the island where you can see the Atlantic Ocean and Block Island... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We went here first on our recent block island day trip. Good workout, long walk in sand, but we weren't left with any energy to climb down Mohegan bluffs. We would have preferred MB over this. View was scenic, but beach doesn't allow swimming. Also, lighthouse had entry fee. Was more of a museum. We skipped going up. It was... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a beautiful, New England style lighthouse!! Very secluded, at the north tip of the island. About 1.5 miles walk from the parking lot,each way, but so worth it!

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Springfield, MA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I agreed with Lisa H and cmcgovern. Appreciation of this spot depends on alot of factors in my mind which are highly influenced by outside factors. 1. How hot is it? 2. How much biking have you done? 3. How many other things are you trying to see on the island? 4. When is your return ferry? 5. How many... More 

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Kensington,ct
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful place to walk out to. Thankfully, not commercialized at all. A true nature preserve. You do have to walk for about a half a mile through sand, or along the beach, but it's beautiful. A thin, thin spit of white sand beach at the end...

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New Providence, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a little bit of a walk to get to the lighthouse from the parking lot but it is worth it. It is very peaceful at the tip of the island and a great place to relax.

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Babylon, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Not sure how long the walk is but it seemed like forever in the heat. But once you arrive you find yourself in a beautiful spot. The light house is quaint and the folks that work inside are charming. Their enthusiasm and knowledge are terrific. I was a bit disappointed that we could not climb up.

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Thompson, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The walk is what did me in on this excursion! It doesn't look far from the parking area, but it's tough! The sand was deep sand and the beach was really dirty seaweed so you were unable to walk along the water. When we got to the lighthouse the woman was nice and all but we had to pay $3... More 

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Weston, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our favorite activity on Block Island, hands down is a bike ride down Corn Neck Road to the beach at the end (4.5 miles) and then a walk along this naturally maintained beach (1.5 miles) to see the North Lighthouse and the point beyond, the very tip of Block Island. Known as Cow Cove, it is the point where Block... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sandy point at the end of the North end of the island is a beautiful timeless place. We went out on a 4-wheel to picnic and watch the sunset and cast for stripers. Old school; lovely. It is a hard walk, but so quiet and peaceful and the best sunsets

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