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Ocracoke Lighthouse

Lighthouse Road, Ocracoke, NC
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Ocracoke Lighthouse

Kinda hard to find had to ask ranger for directions. Cool lighthouse but can not go into and walk... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Skipper1949545
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Saint Paris, Ohio
Another lighthouse

Unless you have to visit every lighthouse, you can give this a pass. NO Access inside, but... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
KWhyte1
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Maryland
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  • Excellent36%
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  • Average23%
  • Poor3%
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“walk up” (27 reviews)
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Lighthouse Road, Ocracoke, NC
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Kinda hard to find had to ask ranger for directions. Cool lighthouse but can not go into and walk to the top.

Thank Skipper1949545
Reviewed 4 days ago

Unless you have to visit every lighthouse, you can give this a pass. NO Access inside, but impressive boardwalk to a locked no access door. Lightkeeper cottage is private residence.

Thank KWhyte1
Reviewed 4 days ago

The second oldest lighthouse in America, built in 1823, is still shining. A nice photo op! Too bad the interior is not available for touring.

Thank NCLoggerheads
Reviewed 4 days ago

Easy to find but, frankly not too much to see. It's lovely and in a delightful setting but the fifteen minute parking requirement is about right. You look, take a photo or two and it's time to move on.

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Small lighthouse with beautiful surroundings. 15min parking and cannot enter but worth the trip to see, visit community, and ride the ferry to the island.

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This lighthouse was built before the others found in the Outer Banks. It's not as tall and you cannot climb it. The grounds around it are small. A short boardwalk takes you to the lighthouse where a ranger can answer your questions. The cost is...More

Thank cws_design
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great island with awesome history. Little shops and small restaurants make this one of my favorite spots.

Thank Nick T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very scenic, especially on a day with a bright blue sky or at sunset. Very limited parking and narrow roads.

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We struggled to find a parking spot. There were hardly any people on the island but only 5 places to park. So we parked on the street and walked about 2 blocks to the lighthouse. But there is no admittance! Ever! We could see just...More

1  Thank Kathleen T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There's not much to do here, there's only enough parking for a few cars at a time. You cannot climb this one, go to Hatteras or Bodie Island for that. If you are looking to stamp you National Parks passport, the stamps are not here,...More

Thank Kmom49210
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