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Crooked River Lighthouse

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Address: 1975 Highway 98 W, Carrabelle, FL 32322
Phone Number: (850) 697-8148 ‎

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Just fun!

We didn't get to go into the visitor's center, but just seeing the lighthouse was fun. Hubby called it a very large flight of stairs. A cute lizard accompanied us. There is an... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 6, 2016
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

We didn't get to go into the visitor's center, but just seeing the lighthouse was fun. Hubby called it a very large flight of stairs. A cute lizard accompanied us. There is an attached playground that is in very good shape. It's worth a visit.

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Alexandria Bay, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

I like lighthouses and their history and this one was great. We got there before one but the lady in the museum had the key and let us go up...there are 138 steps but take your time and it's worth the view when you get up top! It's only $5 per person. It's a very unique structure ..haven't seen one... More 

1 Thank SusanRVer
Navarre, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

This is one of the four lighthouses that make the Big Bend area of the Gulf Coast of Florida. This design has proven to be able to withstand the onslaught of tidal surge due to hurricanes. The site is free. Has picnic tables and a play area for kids. There is a gift shop, but it is not open every... More 

1 Thank Auburn17
Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

This lighthouse reminds me of something we would have built from an erector set! Unfortunately, it wasn't open when we were there but I will be back to go through the museum and climb to the top! It's set a block from the highway in a wooded lot and has picnic tables you can sit at to soak in the... More 

1 Thank NieSam
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

It was cool one day on our vacation so we decided to visit this lighthouse. We didn't think it was open on Wednesdays, so we were going to just walk around. Then, a lady that worked there showed up and opened up the lighthouse and the gift shop. She was very knowledgeable and accommodating. Climbing the lighthouse was challenging but... More 

1 Thank Hyesagmn
Pelham, Georgia
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

Nice place to visit. Took some great photo shots here. Will go back again. Worth the visit if you are passing through or even visiting Carrabelle.

1 Thank katylady2016
Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

During our travels my GF and I passed the Lighthouse and stopped by to have a look. This lighthouse is similar to the one we climbed at Hillsboro. When we arrived there was no one there but the woman who was in the store/museum. She unlocked the lighthouse for us and allowed us to climb and take pictures. There was... More 

1 Thank Charles K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

This is part of the lighthouse tour - be sure to get your lighthouse passport and stamps at each lighthouse you visit. Really enjoyed the museum and video, folks are very nice and friendly Great view of the Gulf and the Apalachicola National Forest from the top of the lighthouse,

1 Thank Nick V
Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 362 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

We stopped by on a Monday morning when we were driving the Big Bend Scenic Byway. It's a lovely, well-kept lighthouse and there is a small museum adjacent. Neither were open when we visited; It looks like it is open on Thursday-Sunday afternoons. There is an admission fee to climb the lighthouse and children must be at least 44" tall.... More 

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Damascus, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016

This was just a photo stop as far as I could tell. There was a nice circular drive to get off the highway, and exit out again safely. I am a lighthouse lover, and enjoy taking pictures, climbing to the top and sleeping in those which have become beacon & breakfast facilities. This shape of lighthouse is new to me,... More 

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