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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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North Lighthouse

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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.

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Thank Lynne G
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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!

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Thank rpeters57
Macon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

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Thank Elizabeth G
Greenwich, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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Thank chefjeff14
New Milford, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

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Thank balaczar
Wilbraham, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice hike on the beach out to the lighthouse. Also went all the way out to the point. The lighthouse's history is interesting. But unfortunately we were there in a Friday and it was no open. Was worth a stop on our bike trip on the island.

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Thank MLFabbs
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wished I could have walked back to this lighthouse. I have a handicap and it was to far of a walk for me, but it was beautiful here. I still enjoyed this place !

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Thank Cheryl02760
Stony Point, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose to ride bikes to the most norther tip of the island and then we had to walk on the beach to this lighthouse. It was so worth it. Beautiful views. You can tour the lighthouse at certain times of the year for a fee, but just taking the walk there is worth it.

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Thank Angie C
Meriden, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I biked out to the North Light and took the short walk from the lot. I got lucky this time and the Lighthouse was open for the $3.00 tour. The guides inside gave a great talk about the history etc.

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Thank Ron490
Manchester, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Did the bike ride from town to the parking lot and the long walk in the sand most of the way to the North Lighthouse. Because it was overcast at the time, at least it wasn't hot. Since I was going to do hiking later, I didn't walk all the way to the lighthouse. But I did enjoy watching the... More 

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