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The Hudson-Athens Lighthouse

2 1st St, Athens, NY 12015-1340
+1 518-828-5294
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lots of fun!

the people work there was verry kind and helpfull,the only thing was while we wer getting off the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
David R
Fantastic Historic Lighthouse in Middle of Hudson River

My friends and I went on a tour of this lighthouse out of Hudson, NY. We got onto a small boat and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
bravefilius
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fishkill, ny
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One of the last built and most elegant of the Hudson River lighthouses.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good33%
  • Average0%
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4 days ago
“lots of fun!”
1 week ago
“Fantastic Historic Lighthouse in Middle of Hudson River”
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2 1st St, Athens, NY 12015-1340
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+1 518-828-5294
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Reviewed 4 days ago

the people work there was verry kind and helpfull,the only thing was while we wer getting off the boat the next crew was getting on and the docks are not wide enuf for that..besides that we had a great time and learned a lot about...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friends and I went on a tour of this lighthouse out of Hudson, NY. We got onto a small boat and took the 10-minute ride to this beautiful lighthouse. The lighthouse is unique because it is surrounded by water and the tugs, barges, and...More

Thank bravefilius
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Lovely boat ride to the house. Learn history of light house families and stories. Climb to top of tower to see full view of Hudson review.

Thank JoJohnVic
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Going on a guided tour is educational and scenic. People of all ages enjoyed it. Requires boat ride and climbing open metal stairs over water. Not unsafe but just be aware.

Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed 14 February 2017

While driving into town, a quick look out on the right over the Hudson and the lighthouse sits majestically in the middle of the river. At Night its lit up around the whole frame and for sure will remind you of a gingerbread house for...More

Thank matchceo
Reviewed 28 December 2016

I'm not sure if they do this only in December, but it was so much fun to see the lighthouse lit up at night. It's a shock to people like me from Michigan, to see a lighthouse in a river and not on a Great...More

Thank dre51
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Better viewed from (hilltop) Washington Street on the Athens side of River so save your $1.50 toll crossing Rip Van Winkle Bridge

Thank Pat N
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Enjoy a beautiful short boat ride to the lighthouse - tour the lighthouse -- and travel back to Hudson or Athens. Well worth the time. Relaxing trip back in time.

Thank CindyD307
Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

We made a point to visit when there was a tour since the lighthouse is really out there in the river. It's difficult to get nice photos, too. With the tour, you get a ride on the little ferry skiff, a history, time to explore...More

Thank DelawareHiker
Reviewed 10 July 2015

We live in Athens, and know a lady who grew up living in the lighthouse. We were able to get access for a photo shoot with the Hudson River Bells, our local hand-bell choir. It is situated smack dab in the middle of the Hudson...More

Thank barrettcpa
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