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A nice park to spend some time

It is worth the walk. We found some beach glass and checked out the lighthouse. There is a good... read more

Reviewed May 28, 2019
Worth the walk

We walked to this lighthouse park from downtown New Haven. There were a few roads that didn't have... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2018
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Lighthouse Point Park - 2 Lighthouse Road, New Haven, CT 06512
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Reviewed May 28, 2019

It is worth the walk. We found some beach glass and checked out the lighthouse. There is a good view of the city as well.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed February 4, 2019

This view is magnificent no matter when you visit summer can be a little crowded but great to either walk around or allow kids to run

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed November 15, 2018

I visited in early May before the "season" began. Entry to this very nice park with great views was free. I thoroughly enjoyed my walk including seeing the Carousel. The park is easily covered within an hour unless you are staying to picnic or swim...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed October 9, 2018

We walked to this lighthouse park from downtown New Haven. There were a few roads that didn't have sidewalks so I'm not sure I would recommend doing this. However, because we walked, we didn't have to pay to enter the park or worry about parking...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

This was the first lighthouse I visited in Connecticut and I had to be creative in how I arrived there. To drive onto the grounds is a substantial fee for your vehicle which I was not willing to pay. I realized if I drove off...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank jimcooch1959
Reviewed August 24, 2018

I love to come home and walk around. As a new englander, I love lighthouses, and this is a beautiful old one. There is a fee to come in to the park with a car, but you can walk in if you're local, or just...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Grace P
Reviewed August 6, 2018

I’ve been going to Lighthouse Point since I was a child. Things I haven’t seen mentioned in other reviews include: 1. NO one calls it “5 Mile Point Light”😁 2. The cost to get in with a car is steep - but the fee is...More

Date of experience: November 2017
3  Thank PJMain
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

I'm from outside Connecticut, so had to pay 15$ entrance fee. Vehicles with out of state license plates are charged but CT plated vehicles have free entry. I hate this paet about all the state parks in CT - Too costly. On my next visit...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Vakiti S
Reviewed July 2, 2018

As out of towners, we were annoyed at the cost of entrance to the park. So, we drove around the little neighborhood to find a parking spot (READ ALL THE PARKING SIGNS) and walked in (free). We were there on Memorial Day and the number...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Kris K
Reviewed June 18, 2018

I live in Westfield, MA and this past weekend commuter rail service form Springfield, MA to New Haven, CT started 83 minutes. Smooth trip. I told my kids 14, 12 & 4 year old that we were going to the beach. Not knowing the area...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Response from Liz O | Reviewed this property |
No charges when we went in March but was completely deserted with no attractions etc open!