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Good walk on the breakwaters

Take a walk over the breakwaters to reach the beach and lighthouse. It will take close to 45 mins... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2016
Saptaparni G
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Massachusetts
something to walk up to during your stroll on the beach

Very fun walking right up to an old lighthouse right on the beach. It still lights at night, but... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2015
joe c
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Jacksonville, Florida
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Reviewed 16 May 2016

Take a walk over the breakwaters to reach the beach and lighthouse. It will take close to 45 mins (one way). Make sure of the tide timings. We were advised to go only during low tide and come back before high tide. The water starts...More

Thank Saptaparni G
Reviewed 31 July 2015

Very fun walking right up to an old lighthouse right on the beach. It still lights at night, but it just sits there locked up, looks abandoned, surrounded by sand and grass. You can walk up to it but that's about it.

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Reviewed 6 June 2015

As the other reviews attest, it is quite a long walk over the tidebreakers and across the sand on the other side to get to the lighthouse but worth every second of it. The walk across the tidebreakers calls for good shoes (which I did...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2014

Recommended to wear good walking and non-slipping shoes. A beautiful leisure walk on granite boulders (not quite a mile) over to an isolated beach with a lovely lighthouse (definitely a mile by the time you arrive to the lighthouse) just off of a sandy beach....More

1  Thank aswilkin
Reviewed 22 August 2014

My husband and I started out early in the morning (low tide) across the large rocks (tidebreaker). It took us about an hour to walk across the rocks/boulders. Definitely need sturdy shoes/sneakers --- I tried the day before with good sandals and I was totally...More

2  Thank Queensabode
Reviewed 9 August 2014 via mobile

A long walk on the granite boulders and a "sandy desert" will lead you to one of the most beautiful long sandy beaches in the east coast. Go in the afternoon when it's not too hot. It's defiantly worth it.

Thank Shir D
Reviewed 11 July 2014

This hike is worth it just make sure you are prepared. If you are going to walk on the mostly flat boulders be sure to wear tennis shoes or good walking shoes. I don't recommend flip flops or slippery shoes. Some of the boulders are...More

Thank heather p
Reviewed 13 June 2014

It took us about 45 minutes each way to walk across the breakwater...which is a bunch of boulders stacked. It isn't too dangerous unless you're a dufus texting your friends, someone watching their kids instead of their feet, or the scarecrow from the Wizard of...More

1  Thank cindynor41
Reviewed 5 May 2014

If you've made to the end of the breakwater, Wood End Lighthouse is just a bit further. Slightly to the north west about 10 minutes away, sits the lighthouse and shed. You actually don't need 2 hours to view the lighthouse, though time is need...More

2  Thank CATTSAR
Reviewed 15 August 2013

A point of interest after a long walk on the breakwater, picture worthy. The horn is a sound that I remember from previous visits, not sure if any seamen hear or care about the horn

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