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“This Could be Renamed "The End Lighthouse".”

Ranked #17 of 45 things to do in Provincetown
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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 to the public.
Nevertheless, there is something to be said about finishing what you've started (if it doesn't finish you first). This will be no challenge to those who've completed their third Ironman or just come back from summiting Everest, but for the rest of us? Pack some Icy Hot.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  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.

Date of experience: October 2016
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 place, but there are often large gaps between them requiring sure-footedness. In addition, be wary of the tides because some of the rocks will be submerged during high tide. Be mindful of the weather too because the rocks must be mighty slippery when wet. Leave your purse behind, wear proper footwear, and if you have long hair, put it in a ponytail so it doesn't blow in your face and obstruct your vision. Be mindful of these suggestions and bring a backpack with a lunch so you can relax and rejuvenate before you head back over the Breakwater.

Date of experience: October 2016
3  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.

Date of experience: September 2016
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 tide and make sure to wear sturdy she's/sneakers. You want to make sure you have a good foot hold or you could slip.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank bobbiew264
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