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Very limited parking, boardwalk to walk up to it, but not able to enter it. Spent 5 minutes there... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Beautiful and still operating lighthouse

Don't miss seeing this charming lighthouse not only up close, but also from across Silver Lake... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nina R
Bella Vista, Arkansas
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The oldest lighthouse still in operation in North Carolina.
Lighthouse Road, Ocracoke, NC
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All reviews light house limited parking private residence walk up the outer banks minute parking worth the trip ferry ride nice stop quick stop piece of history silver lake few minutes golf cart north carolina coast guard island
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very limited parking, boardwalk to walk up to it, but not able to enter it. Spent 5 minutes there on the way to Springers Preserve.

Thank otterkins
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't miss seeing this charming lighthouse not only up close, but also from across Silver Lake Harbor.

Thank Nina R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Picturesque beauty abounds here and if you're going to visit, seek out Springers Point in the inlet. It's where Blackbeard lost his head, and it's also a nature preserve with great views and sea glass for collectors.

Thank VooDooSpiders
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always a stop by when in Ocracoke. One of the oldest lighthouses. We ride our bikes out, walk up to the lighthouse and then back. Just experiencing a little piece of history.

Thank Donna M
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

This one is awesome but unfortunately you cant go inside. Be sure to take a golf cart to tour the island.

Thank LoraineL67
Reviewed 8 September 2018

It was cute, but parking is up to 4 cars ONLY! U cant go inside, just pictures outside! I will not waste my time again!

Thank Robo C
Reviewed 7 September 2018

We stopped to see this lighthouse while on Ocracoke Island. Not much to see but it added to my list of Outer Banks lighthouses to see. No attendant on the premises - just a brief walk down a boardwalk & 1 information sign.

Thank Deborah C
Reviewed 6 September 2018

If you like to tour the lighthouses of the Outer Banks, I really think you must do them ALL. Ocracoke Lighthouse is beautiful and worth the drive. So glad we did the trip.

Thank Becky S
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Definitely worth the stop to see the lighthouse and snap some pictures; however, there is very little parking....and when I say very little I mean about 3 spaces with 15 minute limited parking. There is no charge to visit the lighthouse, it is not open...More

Thank jotirico
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

This lighthouse is nice to visit and will not take long to see. There is no admission and no option to climb. Parking is limited. It is a short walk and easily accessible to visitors of any ability. This is definitely worth the minimal time...More

Thank Matt L
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