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Buffalo Lighthouse

1 Fuhrmann Blvd, Buffalo, NY 14203-3105
+1 716-264-1707
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My friend and I took the ferry over from CANALSIDE. I love lighthouses and was hoping to get up... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
A Majestic Lighthouse!

I'm a lighthouse buff and have shot nearly all the lighthouses on Lake Erie. I just had to get a... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2017
Lorrie C
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1 Fuhrmann Blvd, Buffalo, NY 14203-3105
+1 716-264-1707
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

My friend and I took the ferry over from CANALSIDE. I love lighthouses and was hoping to get up close and personal with this one. But, the park area owned by the coast guard is closed due to construction or repairs. I was happy to...More

1  Thank JuneNY
Reviewed 23 July 2017

I'm a lighthouse buff and have shot nearly all the lighthouses on Lake Erie. I just had to get a shot of the Buffalo Lighthouse, but due to a foot injury, I was unable to walk to the lighthouse. I did the next best thing...More

Thank Lorrie C
Reviewed 17 July 2017

While doing a “self-guided tour” of Canalside in June, I kept seeing the Buffalo Lighthouse, but was not sure how to get there, until I encountered folk with the “bike ferry,” who explained the “best/easiest way” – the bike ferry! I grew up, sort of...More

3  Thank The_Loup_Garou
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Sort of confusing to find the path, but we did, and enjoyed seeing the light up close. Well preserved and very nice.

Thank valerieb184
Reviewed 6 July 2017

My Dad, his wife and my sister were in from out of town. I decided to take them to Canalside so they could see what Buffalo has done. While we were there, we discovered the bike ferry goes across to where the lighthouse is located...More

1  Thank wnybab
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

I wasn't entirely sure how to access the way to this lighthouse but a little old lady and a sign told me. This has a lot of plaques to inform us about history and the rock platform it's sits on is neat! The lighthouse is...More

Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 21 February 2017

I was quite impressed by all the plaques that gave information in this vicinity. Quite cool! This lighthouse was the original lighthouse that was part of the village of Buffalo. There were not many people living there. However, it became a big town thanks to...More

Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

The simple thing to say is there is never a bad lighthouse. Buffalo Light appeared to be inaccessible, but a little looking and you could see the Coast Guard had made the light accessible to the public. The walk is worth the view of the...More

Thank Billy W
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Very nice to see on the harbor!! There is a water taxi you can take or drive right up!!! Was glad took the time to see it!!

Thank celestec524
Reviewed 1 October 2016

bring your camera your bike and enjoy the scenery you won't be disappointed, bring a picnic,it's a must see

Thank heracr
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