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North Lighthouse

Corn Neck Rd., New Shoreham, Block Island, RI
+1 401-466-3200
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Not always open

This is a cute light house, and I would have learned more about it, but unfortunately I walked the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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North lighthouse

The north lighthouse offers a small museum and gift shop beautiful ocean views and beach sand... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Granite built lighthouse at Sandy Point, Block Island.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“north light” (13 reviews)
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Corn Neck Rd., New Shoreham, Block Island, RI
+1 401-466-3200
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a cute light house, and I would have learned more about it, but unfortunately I walked the 3/4 mile on the sandy trail (no bikes, mopeds, or cars allowed) only to find that it was not open that day. Several other people were...More

Thank QuickWhitTravel
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The north lighthouse offers a small museum and gift shop beautiful ocean views and beach sand dunes.There is a long walk to get to the light house from the parking lot mostly sand so sneakers or no shoes is recommended.A must see beautiful land mark!

Thank fran c
Reviewed 1 week ago

We biked from the ferry around the 8 mile loop and then past all the beaches to the lighthouse. We brought our own bikes and the 8 mile loop has a lot of hills and is NOT a beginner ride. If you go directly from...More

1  Thank djfurlong
Reviewed 1 week ago

Be prepared to walk in the sand or the beach to get to this lighhouse, was not open when we were there.

Thank Betsy J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lighthouse tour! This one requires a fairly long walk across the beach to reach the lighthouse but if you love them , walk on...across the sand or along the shore. Craggy shoreline, lots of cairns, great smells...yep, smells.

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We rented a 2 person scooter to get around and scooted up to the north tip to see the lighthouse. About a 20-30 min ride I would estimate from the harbor, parking was easy for scooters and bikes, about 6 spots only for cars so...More

1  Thank Schmidtd4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As you approach Block Island from the ferry the first spit of land you see is the North Lighthouse. It welcomes you to the island. This is a lovely walk but not good swimming due to rip tides. Paintings of this light available at Rouge...More

Thank sumacv
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the perfect spot to view a stunning Block Island sunset. If you walk out to the lighthouse, just a warning - the sand is not packed down, so it is a workout. But the view is wonderful, and if you continue out to...More

Thank Cumming2140
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a long walk on the sand to get to the light house. Enjoyed walking on the Sand barefoot. The view is spectacular. The contrast of colors with the vegetation and wild flowers was beautiful. It's definitely a must visit while in Block Island!!

Thank Clara S
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Didn't know that. Once we arrived in BI, we needed to kill some time before checking in. So, we decided on the furthest point north. Which would be the Lighthouse. It's a long walk on a not so firm sandy pathway along the shore so...More

Thank MKurtBenjamin
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