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Enjoyable quick stop

I stopped here on a day trip with my son. It was fun to explore the grounds seeing the buildings... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2018
Hilton, New York
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Fun spot to stop

I took my 13 year old son to this lighthouse while out exploring and geocaching in the area. It was... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2018
Heather M
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Lower Lake Road, Golden Hill State Park, Barker, NY
+1 716-795-3885
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Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Lighthouse is located inside Golden Hill State Park. Camping is available at park and also great day use area. Park entrance fee is $6 per car and lighthouse tours are $1 adults, 5-14 .50 and under 5 free. Great picnic area and playground for kiddos...More

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Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

I stopped here on a day trip with my son. It was fun to explore the grounds seeing the buildings and reading the history plaques. We toured the first floor museum and walked up the spiral lighthouse steps to the top. The view of Lake...More

Thank 55LakeLady
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

I took my 13 year old son to this lighthouse while out exploring and geocaching in the area. It was on my list of places to check out for over a year. We had a nice time and probably stayed about an hour. We toured...More

Thank Heather M
Reviewed 1 July 2018

I didn't find anything really special about the lighthouse. It was not open on the day I was there, so I was only able to look at the outside of the house. The house and grounds were very well maintained. On the left of the...More

Thank KatieeElizabeth
Reviewed 28 December 2017

We enjoyed having a great family time at Thirty Mile Point Lighthouse. It was my husband, myself and our 2 young adult children and it felt like a family retreat. The space was great. 3 nice bedrooms, a very usable clean and functional kitchen and...More

Thank rshapiro2014
Reviewed 5 October 2017

We visited this with our 11 year old daughter and she enjoyed it so much she bought a t-shirt. A guide will take you all the way to the top where you get an awesome view. Can rent a lighthouse cottage...that would be fun!!

1  Thank 52NotAHappyCamper
Reviewed 5 September 2017

I stayed in the lighthouse rental cottage for a few days with friends- it was so wonderful and relaxing! The cottage itself was immaculate and spacious- we each had our own bedroom with a queen bed. It felt great to truly disconnect and relax for...More

Thank Samantha S
Reviewed 23 July 2017

I am a lighthouse fanatic so getting to tour a lighthouse for a dollar was awesome! This lighthouse did not disappoint. Looking out over Lake Ontario reminds you how vast our world is and what amazing resources we have. If you are in the area...More

1  Thank pburson
Reviewed 20 May 2017

I never tire of visiting this grand old lighthouse, which I first visited over fifty years ago when I was a kid. Today I got to see the restored lightkeepers quarters for the first time and the Visitors Center in a separate building for the...More

Thank JuneNY
Reviewed 4 November 2016

We rented the lighthouse to stay in with friends. It was a great experience if you want to get away and "disconnect" from everyday life. Cell signal is spotty and the tv gets very limited antenna channels. There is also no Wifi. Take cards or...More

Thank dravery13
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16 September 2018|
Response from 55LakeLady | Reviewed this property |
You can search for the hours under Golden Hills State Park, I think. There should be a phone number on the web also - if you want to call and confirm the hours.
Lori M
19 July 2018|
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Response from 55LakeLady | Reviewed this property |
Look up rates under the NY parks system website for Golden Hills State Park.
Diane H
6 August 2017|
Response from pburson | Reviewed this property |
The hours are 9-5:30 Wed through Sunday and 2-4 Monday and Tuesday.