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Fire Island Lighthouse

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Great View-worth the effort

Not easy to get to, but worth it--if you can get past the cranky staff at the end of the day.Walked... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lynn D
You have to go there - breath taking

The journey starts with the ferry and on arrival you find your "wheels" in which you put your... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not easy to get to, but worth it--if you can get past the cranky staff at the end of the day.Walked a good distance, over a boardwalk through a natural area, arrived an hour before closing, then were told they were not letting anymore visitors...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Lynn D
Reviewed 3 October 2018

The journey starts with the ferry and on arrival you find your "wheels" in which you put your luggage and then you start a magical stroll on wooden walkways where you meet curious deer and cyclists, both young and old - the walk along the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Wynner23
Reviewed 2 September 2018

We climbed the lighthouse on Fire Island today. A hundred eighty two steps up and 182 obviously coming back down. We went outside at the top!!!! Fantastic views! Nice long walk on the boardwalk out to the lighthouse I'm not sure if you've ever done...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Suzanne J
Reviewed 13 August 2018

You can take a nice walk along the dunes on the boardwalk to get to the lighthouse. Once there, you enter the gift shop to purchase tickets to walk up to the top. Tickets are $8 for adults and $4 for kids. There are plenty...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank JRod69
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We love this spot and have brought the kids multiple times. The views are great and the nostalgia even more interesting! There are a lot of steps to go up and get in and out, so you need to be up to it. Used to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Hooville
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful lighthouse with breathtaking views of the ocean and island. A nice walk to the lighthouse with plenty of natural beauty all around as you wall the wooden pathway to the site.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank scottwO9265GB
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

We had a outstanding time exploring around the lighthouse and climbing to the top. We had a docent at the top give us a lot of interesting information about the area and it’s history. From the field parking area we used the boardwalk trail to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank CentralCoastDiverSLO
Reviewed 7 June 2018

My friends and I decided to go for a day trip to Fire Island. We took Long Island Railroad to Bay Shore, in Bay Shore we took a shutter bus that took as to the Ferry. We were able to get round-trip tickets on the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank AgaPhoto
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

If you are a visitor to Long Island, or a resident, don’t miss visiting this local treasure. Take a leisurely walk to no the boardwalk leading to the lighthouse from Robert Moses Field 5. It is a perfect escape where you hear the waves breaking...More

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank Elsie186
Reviewed 27 April 2018

in the general area & decided to drive out to see the lighthouse it's in Robert Moses Park, use parking field 5 then there is a nice walk, on a wood trail thru the dunes to the lighthouse very photographic, from various spots this is...More

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank leo t
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michele o
24 August 2018|
Response from CentralCoastDiverSLO | Reviewed this property |
I would say yes, I saw a few people doing exactly as you described and they did not seem to have any issues.
Lisa P
20 August 2017|
Response from BhriguPrashar | Reviewed this property |
Yes filed 5 has a big parking and the lighthouse is a short walk from the field parking.
28 July 2017|
Response from debashish_sarkar | Reviewed this property |
Field 5