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Address: 1 Fuhrmann Blvd, Buffalo, NY 14203-3105
Phone Number: +1 716-947-9126
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Very nice to see on the harbor!! There is a water taxi you can take or drive right up!!! Was glad took the time to see it!!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 4, 2016
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

The simple thing to say is there is never a bad lighthouse. Buffalo Light appeared to be inaccessible, but a little looking and you could see the Coast Guard had made the light accessible to the public. The walk is worth the view of the harbor and the light.

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Thank Billy W
Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

Very nice to see on the harbor!! There is a water taxi you can take or drive right up!!! Was glad took the time to see it!!

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Thank celestec524
Strykersville, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

bring your camera your bike and enjoy the scenery you won't be disappointed, bring a picnic,it's a must see

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Thank heracr
Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

I didn't actually go up to the lighthouse, but watched the sunset from across the canal. It was beautiful with all the boats coming in and there was a spot right there where you could grab a drink and relax.

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Manchester, Connecticut, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

Despite appearing off limits to the general public, you can indeed access the lighthouse from a trail located at the US Coast Guard Station. I agree that it can be exceedingly frustrating to actually find the street that will eventually take you to the Coast Guard Station in the first place if you are not familiar with Buffalo. Don't give... More 

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lima
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

It is a nice walk up to the lighthouse and the views of the river and the lake. It is a great way to finish up a walk or bike ride on the Outer Harbor.

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Thank sket101
Florissant, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

you cannot visit this lighthouse, as it is on the grounds of a coast guard station, but you can see it very well from the Naval Park just across the waterway. It's a beautiful old light and I would have loved to be able to see it up close.

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Thank Christine G
Clinton, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

Not all lighthouses are on the ocean. The great lakes has lots too. Those lakes in stormy weather can be just as bad as the ocean.

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Thank 106janaj
Akron, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

This is a landmark in Buffalo and I highly recommend taking the walk out to see it. Along the way, there are historic plaques with some very interesting stories about the history of the Buffalo waterfront. If you come at sunset, be sure to bring your camera. The view across the lake with the lighthouse in the background is a... More 

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Thank Teri44313
Buffalo, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

A new light shines from the lighthouse. It's best to see it at dusk from a boat ride! Unfortunately it is not open to visitors very often but when it is, climb those stairs!

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Thank Cynthia S

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