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Historically Significant, and Worth the Effort to Visit

While doing a “self-guided tour” of Canalside in June, I kept seeing the Buffalo Lighthouse, but... read more

Reviewed July 17, 2017
Phoenix, Arizona
Well Cared For

We were impressed with the condition of the lighthouse. Many water craft sailing nearby. Two hour... read more

Reviewed August 30, 2018
Clearwater, Florida
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Reviewed August 30, 2018

We were impressed with the condition of the lighthouse. Many water craft sailing nearby. Two hour cruise boat sailing right beside it.

Thank Bob19512014
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

Was not open. Tried 2 different days. It needs more volunteers to help. Really disappointed. I am sure there was a beautiful view.

Thank Vicki H
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Our tour boat cruised up to the lighthouse and gave us a two minute history of it. I think the point of the detour was to turn the boat around so that we could return to the dock facing the right way. It's picturesque but...More

Thank Kurt_in_CLE
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

Lot of history next to coast guard admission is cheap certain days you can go up in it otherwise you can walk up to it lot of naval artifacts here

Thank Albert W
Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

Added this stop at the advice of the Dunkirk Lighthouse staff and very happy we did. Visited all 12 of the major lights between Cleveland and Rochester over the Memorial Day Weekend. This one was my favorite! We Luckily arrived just in time for the...More

Thank CesarGeranemo
Reviewed February 4, 2018

Drove out to the lighthouse in Buffalo. I saw where people were having a hard time finding the path to take to get to the lighthouse, but they have added a building and sign on the path now. There were people in the building to...More

Thank moseysmelody
Reviewed August 31, 2017

My friend and I took the ferry over from CANALSIDE. I love lighthouses and was hoping to get up close and personal with this one. But, the park area owned by the coast guard is closed due to construction or repairs. I was happy to...More

1  Thank JuneNY
Reviewed July 23, 2017

I'm a lighthouse buff and have shot nearly all the lighthouses on Lake Erie. I just had to get a shot of the Buffalo Lighthouse, but due to a foot injury, I was unable to walk to the lighthouse. I did the next best thing...More

Thank Lorrie C
Reviewed July 17, 2017

While doing a “self-guided tour” of Canalside in June, I kept seeing the Buffalo Lighthouse, but was not sure how to get there, until I encountered folk with the “bike ferry,” who explained the “best/easiest way” – the bike ferry! I grew up, sort of...More

3  Thank The_Loup_Garou
Reviewed July 6, 2017 via mobile

Sort of confusing to find the path, but we did, and enjoyed seeing the light up close. Well preserved and very nice.

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June 1, 2018|
Response from moseysmelody | Reviewed this property |
There is some parking along the street that is not too far of a walk, but there is not a designated parking lot for the lighthouse