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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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Long sandy walk

Great views once you get out there! It's a bit of a hike in the sand and you can't really walk the... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2017
ElsaManelsa
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Connecticut
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One of two lighthouses to explore

Take time to see both lighthouses. The North one requires a hike in sand of about 1 mile from the... read more

Reviewed July 7, 2017
DaveL62
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Presque Isle, Michigan
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Granite built lighthouse at Sandy Point, Block Island.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“parking lot” (26 reviews)
“north light” (13 reviews)
“long walk” (13 reviews)
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Corn Neck Rd., New Shoreham, Block Island, RI
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Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

Great views once you get out there! It's a bit of a hike in the sand and you can't really walk the water line as it's covered in seaweed and rocks. There's a lot of seagulls and a couple of nests by the lighthouse so...More

Thank ElsaManelsa
Reviewed July 7, 2017

Take time to see both lighthouses. The North one requires a hike in sand of about 1 mile from the parking lot. Make time to tour the inside of the lighthouse as well.

Thank DaveL62
Reviewed July 4, 2017

I spent the day biking Block Island in the very hot sun. After biking for nearly 2 hours, I finally reached this destination at 12:30ish PM. Having made the walk to the Lighthouse before, I was happy to admire from afar this time with a...More

Thank DaveEB310
Reviewed June 15, 2017

To get to this lighthouse requires a moderate walk across the beach, but well worth the effort. When we went we saw a seal in the ocean, and the seagulls were nesting in the tall grass by the lighthouse, best of all the lighthouse is...More

Thank bruwest
Reviewed June 12, 2017

Unlike the South Light, the North light is a lil bit of a hike. There is a parking lot somewhat near it. Then its a fairly long walk down the beach to the light house. The light house is pretty nice, typical light house. Whats...More

Thank Matthew A
Reviewed June 4, 2017 via mobile

A little bit of a hike from the parking area but totally worth the trip. Beautiful views of the beach.

Thank Joey B
Reviewed May 13, 2017 via mobile

Excellent ride up to the Northen Light House. I strolled the beach area and found an awesome sea glass !

Thank Helen O
Reviewed May 6, 2017 via mobile

You really can have a complete trip to Block Island if you don't hike out to the Northernmost point. By level I don't mean paved. It's rocky and then turns to all sand but it's very little that is up or down in elevation. A...More

1  Thank Brian D
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...More

Thank SYTrustMe
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...More

Thank 87SCuba
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