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Nauset Light

2 Nauset Light Beach Rd, Eastham, MA 02642-1729
+1 508-240-2612
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The lighthouse was beautiful, and the volunteers were knowledgeable and kind. The pathe from the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Audrey T
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A Cape Cod treasure

One mile north of Coast Guard beach. Walk or drive. They re rebuilding the rest rooms so for now, a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
John H
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Free tours of the light are offered from May to October. Visit the Nauset Light Preservation Society page on Facebook or our website, nausetlight.org for the dates and times for this season.
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2 Nauset Light Beach Rd, Eastham, MA 02642-1729
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+1 508-240-2612
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The lighthouse was beautiful, and the volunteers were knowledgeable and kind. The pathe from the Three Sisters lighthouses to Nauset was absolutely loaded with poison ivy though, so beware.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

One mile north of Coast Guard beach. Walk or drive. They re rebuilding the rest rooms so for now, a Port-o-potty. Huge beach. Never seems crowded. Pet friendly. Large parking lot with a small daily fee. Coolers, food, sports allowed. Read the signs and pay...More

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CapeCarl, Manager at Nauset Light, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We hope you got a good look at Nauset Light during your visit. There are tours of the light from 4:30 to 7:30 pm on Sundays all summer. We will add tours on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at the same times in July and August. There's...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We drove out to Nauset Light Beach to assess damage to the site from the March storms. The only way to get down to the beach is a gravel trail that serpentines down from the parking lot to the sand. The walkway is completely gone,...More

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CapeCarl, Manager at Nauset Light, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Things have changed a lot at the beach since last summer. Fortunately Nauset Light was not affected and has begun its guided tours of the light. Please review the Nauset Light Beach on its own Trip Advisor page and use this page only for comments...More

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Reviewed May 6, 2018

The Nauset Light area was a beautiful setup. You could tell how much the people that preserve care for the light and it's history. There were tons of placards telling of the light's interesting history, and the National Park Service had set up a neat...More

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CapeCarl, Manager at Nauset Light, responded to this reviewResponded May 7, 2018

We put up the signs so that visitors could learn about the history of the beacons that have been at the Nauset Light Station since 1838. We will start guided tours of the tower next Sunday, May 13th.

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Reviewed May 2, 2018

Stopped by for a visit and saw this beautiful old light house, it was and still remians to be anawesome site , stepped in history most if not all of thelight houses on the Cape are very historical as well. Try not to miss it.

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Reviewed April 23, 2018

This is very photogenic Lighthouse! May be, that is why famous Cape Cod Chips factory picked it for their brand. You can get inside of the lighthouse for a small fee and as scheduled, there's a schedule online. Views are just beautiful! Stuff is friendly...More

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Reviewed April 22, 2018

I visited in April 2018 and although the weather was cold, it was worth it to take a few minutes to visit the lighthouse and beach. Great photo ops and Instagram-worthy.

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CapeCarl, Manager at Nauset Light, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2018

Glad you enjoyed seeing Nauset Light. It is warming up so Mothers Day we will start having tours of the light on Sundays

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Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

Our family loved visiting the Cape Cod Chip Factory in Hyannis and then exploring the Cape to find this great lighthouse that appears on the Cape Cod Chip bag. It is a beautiful lighthouse off a beautiful beach. It is very scenic and is a...More

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CapeCarl, Manager at Nauset Light, responded to this reviewResponded April 16, 2018

We're glad you enjoyed visiting Nauset Light. We will begin Sunday tours of the light on May 13th and add tours on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in July. Cape Cod Potato Chips helped us raise funds to move the light in 1996.

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Reviewed January 8, 2018

When you think of a lighthouse - this may very well be the one you're thinking of! Not huge, not small - just right and beautifully proportioned. One of those places where it's nearly impossible to take a bad picture. Steps from the beach parking...More

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Reviewed December 28, 2017

visited Nauset light during an evening "flashlight tour" event on a warm fall evening. The cost was modest and discretionary, it was a voluntary donation to the Nauset Light Preservation Society which naintains the structure.The line for the tour was long even though we got...More

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anna c
August 14, 2017|
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Response from CapeCarl | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Right now the 1986 beacons are shut off. The N.L.P.S. is replacing worn out parts. We will have it up and running as soon as the work is completed.Normally Nauset Light is lit 24/7 year round.
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M B
August 6, 2017|
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Response from Elaine C | Reviewed this property |
To add to the previous answer from Denise, Nauset Beach is in East Orleans while Nauset Light Beach is in Eastham. (The shallow beach referenced on the inner Cape is Skaket Beach in Orleans.) I have not gone to the beach at... More
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Christine C
July 7, 2017|
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Response from CapeCarl | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are allowed on the site if they are controlled as the National Seashore requires. They are not allowed in the tower itself.
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