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Wood End Lighthouse

Provincetown, MA
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Great old lighthouse

This is the easiest of the three lighthouses on the outer Cape to hike to. If you are hiking the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
CATTSAR
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Provincetown, Massachusetts
Great Walk Through Marshlands

From Herring Cove Beach, my husband and I walked to Wood End Lighthouse. The trek through the... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2017
Ashton S
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Mashpee, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the easiest of the three lighthouses on the outer Cape to hike to. If you are hiking the breakwater you simply turn to the right and continue. It is about a ten to fifteen minute walk. The lighthouse is still in use and...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2017

From Herring Cove Beach, my husband and I walked to Wood End Lighthouse. The trek through the marshlands was beautiful! I love breathing in the fresh, salty air of this area. We walked through this area during low tide, so the sand was hard-packed and...More

1  Thank Ashton S
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Reviewed 22 July 2017

Ive always wanted to walk out to the lighthouse. who knew that theres a $15 ferry that leaves from McMillan Wharf every 20 minutes that drops you off right on the beach at this secluded ocation. The ferry offers chairs and umbrellas and staff was...More

3  Thank Martin M
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

Just go out to the tip of the Cape. Bucket list material. It's disorienting. You'll see seals. Maybe a shark or whale. Ships. Shells. Sea. Sand. Salt.

2  Thank PJHC37
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Reviewed 29 May 2017

Wood End Lighthouse is view-able from Commercial street or can be reached by walking the breakwater . Get the US Lights app for directions and history.

1  Thank rabh2o_S4
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

We got the grand idea to walk the breakwater, then head to Long Point, and then to Wood End. And that was before we climbed Pilgrim Monument. After such an arduous trek, you can only imagine my glee that neither of these lighthouses are open...More

Thank Brianimated
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is a wonderful walk-hike to the light house. It takes about 45 minutes walking the break-water and then 30 minutes to get to the light house and the beach. Wonderful trip and beautiful views.

Thank GAP1024
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Reviewed 9 October 2016

Wood End and Long Point Lighthouses are accessible via Provincetown's Breakwater Rock Passage, which is a sometimes treacherous path over huge, uneven boulders. The path is over a mile long, and it took us about an hour to reach land. The rocks are solidly in...More

1  Thank PaulaCCC
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

This light was illuminated in 1872 to provide assistance on the approach to Provincetown Harbor. We did not get to go close to it but just observe it from a distance.

Thank Richard G
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Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

As most people writing reviews have said, this is a great activity. It's definitely NOT for young children as the walk is long and can be strenuous. You walk along a jetty, which is made up of uneven boulders. Make sure you go at low...More

1  Thank Bobbie W
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