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Beautiful views

Beautiful views and trail to the lighthouse. We were lucky enough to have a sunny day with low... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
New York City, New York
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As close as you can get to the wide and almost wild Hudson River

The parking lot is 10 minutes outside of Saugerties and it is a 15 minute walk along a fairly wild... read more

Reviewed November 4, 2018
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Lighthouse Point, Saugerties, NY
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All reviews low tide short walk light house the river half mile walk picnic tables bed and breakfast nice walk easy walk parking lot watch the boats nature walk beautiful spot wooded area nice place to visit pack a lunch tides
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful views and trail to the lighthouse. We were lucky enough to have a sunny day with low tides. There was a little hut with rain boots to borrow for high tides that I thought was just the sweetest thing. Great photos.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jataniam
Reviewed November 4, 2018

The parking lot is 10 minutes outside of Saugerties and it is a 15 minute walk along a fairly wild pathway that skirts the water's edge. You are reminded that the path will be covered by water at high tide but a helpful clock at...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 27, 2018

My friend and I were excited to visit a lighthouse. We parked at the beginning of the trail and saw the sign that it was a half mile walk to the structure. The trail winds thru a wooded peninsula with local plants and interesting trees....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Robin F
Reviewed September 21, 2018

The lighthouse is a nice place to visit. Have to go at low tide. It is a moderate walk from the parking lot to the lighthouse.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Tom G
Reviewed September 20, 2018

Enjoyed the short walk over boardwalks and sandy paths, through reeds eventually getting the site of the lighthouse at the end of a promentary into the Hudson River. Well worth the visit and places to sit and enjoy the river, but check the tides before...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rav59
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

The Saugerties Lighthouse is a gem. You have to walk through a wooded area, some parts on a wooden path and along the shores of the Hudson River. A lovely, easy walk. When you get to the lighthouse the views are spectacular. The lighthouse is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Legluck
Reviewed September 7, 2018

Cute place. You hike along a short nature trail to this hidden peice of history with beautiful views of the Hudson. It is tidal so check before you head there.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Susan H
Reviewed September 1, 2018

The trail to the Saugerties Lighthouse is a nice short walk. Along the way there are plenty of places to stop, sit, relax and take pictures. The light sits on the edge of the Hudson River. Take a snack/drink and sit at one of the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Nathan P
Reviewed August 12, 2018

A real view of living history. You take a walk through the woods to reach the lighthouse on the bank of the Hudson. A nice lady sold us bottled water and gave us an importu history lesson. When I go again I will bring lunch...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank robertfX3941CB
Reviewed August 11, 2018

Saugerties lighthouse is right on the Hudson. It's a short walk from the parking area and you can't see it until you're nearly there. Built in 1869, the preservation society that maintains it operates it as a B&B. Worth a quick stop, especially if you...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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July 19, 2018|
Response from Sophie B | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is.
Jack O
October 18, 2017|
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Response from Sophie B | Reviewed this property |
There’s no fee to walk to and see the lighthouse . It costs to stay in the lighthouse as a guest.
barbara m
December 24, 2016|
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Response from Rene C | Reviewed this property |
Parking about a half mile away from waterfront. Path to water is clearly marked and is marsh-like. You'll want to stay on the path. Wouldn't recommend for small children or if easy access is important.