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After years of wanting to make the walk we finally did it. Sun and tides were all lined up the day we made the walk out to Wood End lighthouse. Solid 1/2 hour to 45 min walk out the jetty. Another 15-20 min walk to...More
Watch out! I love walking out, either by the causeway or through the dune path at low tide and Herring Cove- take water and some footwear for rocks and hot sand- it is quite nice at late afternoon, but avoid the greenery. A huge amount...More
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
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
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
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