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Reviewed January 2, 2019 via mobile

We took the 45 min walk from Commercial St along the jetty. Peaceful and beautiful (wear appropriate shoes for sand and slippery rocks). Worth every step for the views and quiet beach.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Joshua N
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

After years of wanting to make the walk we finally did it. Sun and tides were all lined up the day we made the walk out to Wood End lighthouse. Solid 1/2 hour to 45 min walk out the jetty. Another 15-20 min walk to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Todd E
Reviewed July 1, 2018

Watch out! I love walking out, either by the causeway or through the dune path at low tide and Herring Cove- take water and some footwear for rocks and hot sand- it is quite nice at late afternoon, but avoid the greenery. A huge amount...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Linda P
Reviewed June 19, 2018

During low tide walk the marsh to the lighthouse. All natural beauty. You can also take the Provincetown Causeway to get here.

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank ElcidNikita
Reviewed May 10, 2018

This is the easiest of the three lighthouses on the outer Cape to hike to. If you are hiking the breakwater you simply turn to the right and continue. It is about a ten to fifteen minute walk. The lighthouse is still in use and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank CATTSAR
Reviewed August 27, 2017

From Herring Cove Beach, my husband and I walked to Wood End Lighthouse. The trek through the marshlands was beautiful! I love breathing in the fresh, salty air of this area. We walked through this area during low tide, so the sand was hard-packed and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank AshBernadette88
Reviewed July 22, 2017

Ive always wanted to walk out to the lighthouse. who knew that theres a $15 ferry that leaves from McMillan Wharf every 20 minutes that drops you off right on the beach at this secluded ocation. The ferry offers chairs and umbrellas and staff was...More

Date of experience: July 2017
5  Thank B5089ICmartinm
Reviewed July 13, 2017

Just go out to the tip of the Cape. Bucket list material. It's disorienting. You'll see seals. Maybe a shark or whale. Ships. Shells. Sea. Sand. Salt.

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank PJHC37
Reviewed May 29, 2017

Wood End Lighthouse is view-able from Commercial street or can be reached by walking the breakwater . Get the US Lights app for directions and history.

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank rabh2o_S4
Reviewed November 15, 2016

We got the grand idea to walk the breakwater, then head to Long Point, and then to Wood End. And that was before we climbed Pilgrim Monument. After such an arduous trek, you can only imagine my glee that neither of these lighthouses are open...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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