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Barnegat Lighthouse State Park

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Address: Broadway and The Bay, Barnegat Light, Long Beach Island, NJ 08006
Phone Number: 609 494 2016
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
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On the northern tip of Long Beach Island, this park includes a maritime...

On the northern tip of Long Beach Island, this park includes a maritime forest, lighthouse, and access to great birding and fishing sites.

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Beautiful views and interesting history

My photos from the top of the lighthouse don't do it justice. Museum at the bottom have lots of information about the history of the Federal lighthouse system and this one in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My photos from the top of the lighthouse don't do it justice. Museum at the bottom have lots of information about the history of the Federal lighthouse system and this one in particular. After the climb up and down, take path to end and walk along the rock hefty for a while. Beautiful and not too challenging.

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We decided to take a ride up to see the lighthouse and ended up having a beautiful walk at sunset with many other like-minded people. Gorgeous view, lovely walk.

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Midland Park, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Went for the first time to to visit the lighthouse and park. The lighthouse was really cool! The beach and park were very clean and really beautiful. The admission to the lighthouse to go up is $3 per person. It is 217 steps to the top, really beautiful views from the top. There is a pretty walkway that goes out... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent way to see the inlet and walk the stones out to the second lighthouse. The sights and sounds of the boats heading out to see was mesmerizing to the youngsters and the walk invigorating on s warm summer day. Great family experience. A must experience to get a full flavor of a historic lighthouse and Inlet.

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Ocean, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

If you have a couple of hours. To spare on your trip to LBI travel up to the northern tip of the island to visit the state park and lighthouse. Ample free parking and access to the visitors center and paths to the beach, pier and lighthouse. For $3 adults and $2 for kids you can climb up the lighthouse... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

While we didn't get to go up into the lighthouse, my girlfriend and I enjoyed the walkway along the water just outside of the lighthouse. The ocean meets the bay right around here, and it was a beautiful day when we went.

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Englewood, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Since we were staying at Barnegat Light, the lighthouse is right around the corner. I have a great love of lighthouses and the shore but I am no a beach person, per se. Love the ocean sound and smell. The lighthouse and its grandeur should not be missed. Beautiful views from the point.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Always enjoy coming here. A quiet spot at the Jersey shore - beautiful views. Easy to spend the day - bathrooms, free parking, picnic tables, walkway, ocean breezes. A small fee to climb to the top of the lighthouse, and beach badges (boo) are needed if you step foot on the beach on the Atlantic Ocean side.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This park is situated where the lagoon empties into the sea. If you like history They have a good visitors center with a great movie on the history of the lighthouse. If you like looking at boats, there are all kinds of boats coming and going. I'm told that actually boating through the channel can be quite challenging due to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Traveled to Barnegat Light for the first time and was not disappointed. The light house compares well with the other light houses in North Carolina. The fee to get in was reasonable and the views are awesome. Wait time when we were there were as expected for such a nice attraction, we waited about 10 minutes.

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