Montauk Point Lighthouse, Montauk

4.3
Must see · Lighthouse · Landmark
Visit Montauk Point Lighthouse to stroll the coastal landscape and take in the views. The first lighthouse built in New York, it's in the state park bearing the same name. Start at the Conway Visitor Center at the base of Turtle Hill, just below the lighthouse and keeper's quarters. Here you'll learn about the construction of the lighthouse and its role in maritime safety over the years. Your ticket allows you to climb the tower and tour the keeper's quarters. Discover how to plan a Montauk trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.
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  • We arrived at the $8.00 parking lot at 4:05. The lighthouse closes at 4:30. We stopped in the bathroom first. By the time we walked to the lighthouse gates they were not letting anyone into the...  more »
  • Historic lighthouse at its best, stunning location at the far end of montauk,You are taken to different world once u park ur car and start walking uphill.One can walk up the lighthouse and the view...  more »
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  • This is probably the most majestic place to go on Long Island! There was plenty of parking, and it is easy for pedestrians to navigate to the lighthouse and other beaches near it. The hill near the lighthouse and is a great place to relax ! The actual lighthouse itself is awesome! It’s a trek getting up to the top (the stairs are VERY steep), but I felt like it was worth it! Had a great time out here!
  • Such a great activity to go check out. The lighthouse has a museum attached where you learn about Montauk’s history as well as the shipwrecks along the coast. We were excited to go up the lighthouse, but the line was over an hour and we didn’t want to wait that long. Overall still very scenic and you learn some cool stuff.

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