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Holy cow was this difficult to get to! If you must (and that's probably the case if you're reading... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2018
Northern Mariana Islands, Mariana Islands
A must-do if you loved the book!

I've always wanted to go to this and just never got around to it until now at age 55, but I'm glad... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2018
New York City, New York
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Fort Washington Park, Hudson River Greenway under the Manhattan side of the George Washington Bridge, New York City, NY 10033
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Reviewed 19 October 2018

I've always wanted to go to this and just never got around to it until now at age 55, but I'm glad I did. I was apprehensive at first as it seemed complicated and wasn't sure how safe it was. Turns out that it wasn't...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

We remember being there years ago and went searching for it again-not aneady place to access but very nice.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Helen P
Reviewed 3 March 2018

We walked from the parking lot at 153rd St., off the West Side Highway, to the Little Red Lighthouse, under the George Washington Bridge (and back) and found glorious views, fascinating details and good exercise (~3 miles round trip). Before anyone starts the walk, of...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Kathy V
Reviewed 9 February 2018

You cant beat a nice walk with beautiful views on the waterfront. Kids love the lighthouse. Romantic walk for couples. Best of all its all free

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank lovethatbark
Reviewed 7 February 2018

Holy cow was this difficult to get to! If you must (and that's probably the case if you're reading this), there is a foot bridge just north of W 181st St. If traveling by car, best to park on the street near 181st St &...More

Date of experience: January 2018
4  Thank NoblesseOrBleach
Reviewed 28 November 2017

I absolutely love this little red lighthouse. I live near here (148 and broadway), so in the summers I can bike here and back home without breaking a sweat. If you sit on the beach area near the little red lighthouse, you can have a...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Andrea W
Reviewed 2 July 2017

I guess the kids love it because of children's stories, but for me it was nothing special. A little curious with its red color under a big looming bridge.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 7 May 2017

This is a cute little lighthouse located on the West side under the George Washington bridge, on the Hudson. Its on the Manhattan waterfront Greenway, An easy stop if you are biking or jogging this way. It makes for pretty pictures with the standout red,...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank KANewYork
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

I took my husband and my kids to the Little Red Lighthouse I found on here. It has a history and kids book written about this lighthouse. It was a long drive for us we leave 1-1/2 hour away but well worth it!! I love...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank 113angelicak
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

If you've read the book, this appendix of New York navigational aids is certainly worth the trip, especially if you link it up with other nearby attractions. Shorter tourists will be amazed that the little red lighthouse is REAL. For taller tourists, if your yearning...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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1 July 2017|
Response from Andrea W | Reviewed this property |
Hi lovethatbark, Obviously NYC isn't the best place for driving or parking, but there is a parking lot at 148 that you can park at and then walk up. You have to get to 148 by going to 158 and broadway and turning west onto... More
10 March 2016|
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Response from Andrea W | Reviewed this property |
You can't reach the lighthouse by car. You either have to park at 148 and walk north (googlemap to Ten Mile River Playground) or park at 181 and surrounding areas and walk down the crazy hill (and back up that crazy hill).
16 September 2015|
Response from Andrea W | Reviewed this property |
The park is open during daylight hours (dawn to dusk).