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Point Judith Lighthouse

1460 Ocean Rd, Narragansett, RI 02882-6200
+1 401-789-0444
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Even though the website gave hours that the lighthouse was open, the gates were locked.

We drove down to Point Judith Lighthouse in hopes of going in, but when we got there, the gates... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2016
Great views but limited access.

Place is an active site for homeland security so you have to view it through a chain link fence... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2016
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Visitors can visit the grounds and enjoy the view, but the lighthouse itself is closed to the public.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good27%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“coast guard” (26 reviews)
“light house” (20 reviews)
“watch surfers” (4 reviews)
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1460 Ocean Rd, Narragansett, RI 02882-6200
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Reviewed 24 September 2016

We drove down to Point Judith Lighthouse in hopes of going in, but when we got there, the gates were locked and apparently it is manned by the coast guard and homeland security measures keep visitors out. The website indicated that it was accessible, but...More

Thank Carie501
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Place is an active site for homeland security so you have to view it through a chain link fence. It is still worthwhile. Beach close by is very nice. Plenty of parking.

Thank Rempt2
Reviewed 21 September 2016

you can't go up into the lighthouse and must stay outside the security fence so our boys can protect us, but there is a nice private park just next to the area. Bring a chair and some lunch like virtually every other person there did,...More

1  Thank capndrake
Reviewed 10 September 2016

This is a perfect spot to sit and enjoy the ocean view. Sometimes there are surfers to entertain you.

Thank kapaugers
Reviewed 9 September 2016

I gave it this rating because you can't even get near the lighthouse, it was all behind a wire fenced in area!

Thank Cheryl02760
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Beautiful location with great views! Not for those who want a lighthouse tour but great place to bring your clamcakes or doughboys and watch the waves. Usually no big crowds or kids running around just scenic and relaxing!

Thank Lisa T
Reviewed 2 September 2016

While we saw several lighthouses on our New England tour, this was one we could not get close to - for a good photo. The nearby parking area, though, affords some cliff views. Toward the landward side upon leaving the lighthouse, there is a dirt...More

Thank orcasgal
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

...that the lighthouse is not accessible. It is enclosed in a fence with a sign clearly stating that it is under the DHS/Coast Guard jurisdiction. You just have to view the working lighthouse from the adjacent "private" park that was open for free to the...More

Thank Sh1nyT0p
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Our family has been visiting the Pt Judith Lighthouse for 30+ years. It is a beautiful and special place and has always been accessible even though the Coast Guard maintains a facility there adjacent to the memorial park area. This year, the lighthouse area was...More

Thank julietroy
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We swing by almost every year to visit this spot ... pretty lighthouse and park ... it's usually locked up by the Coast Guard but a couple of times we've been able to walk in and check out the grounds. No rhyme or reason we...More

Thank rlcaroti1918
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