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Carousel at Lighthouse Point Park

2 Lighthouse Rd, New Haven, CT 06512-4311
+1 203-946-8327
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Park down the street to avoid heavy fee

A lot of people have commented on the $30 fee for non-resident vehicles entering the park... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Corey V
Not worth the $25 Fee

We came to see the lighthouse & brought out dogs for a walk. As a non-CT resident, we were charged... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
Atlanta, Georgia
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“small fee” (4 reviews)
“non residents” (3 reviews)
2 Lighthouse Rd, New Haven, CT 06512-4311
+1 203-946-8327

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lot of people have commented on the $30 fee for non-resident vehicles entering the park. Personally, I don't think the park is worth $30. However, if you just park half a mile down the road and walk to the park you can walk right...More

Thank Corey V
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

We came to see the lighthouse & brought out dogs for a walk. As a non-CT resident, we were charged $25 to enter the park. I'm sorry but it just wasn't worth it. The park & facilities are just OK. There are many other far...More

3  Thank RGC_2011
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We love fine old wooden carousels and this one is a beauty. It's quite large with 4-abreast well maintained Charles Carmel wooden horses and a fine band organ. The horses have real horse hair tails but unfortunately, a few of the horses were sadly lacking...More

1  Thank Denise C
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Every time we go to New Haven we visit Lighthouse Point Park! The kids are not as interested in the carousel as they were when they were little but still enjoy it as a landmark and for the memories. The beach is great for finding...More

Thank mom2mggm
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped to see the light house. People working the gate didn't know what they wanted to charge us. They agreed they should charge $75.00. What a rip off. The web says $30.00 for a day pass because we were non-resident. I asked to see the...More

9  Thank Bob T
Reviewed 7 June 2017

You can't see anything unless you pay the fee. It was $30.00 the day we were there. Had less then an hour to spend there and decided to pass. Very disappointed just wanted a glimpse of the lighthouse and stick our toes in the sand....More

5  Thank Penelope737
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Although some nice scenery.was mislead to believe after driving from Middletown,Ct. and paying the outrageous fee of $25 to park,there was NO carousel open,NO splash pad open,and NO lighthouse to be able to go inside and not worth seeing even the outside.NO concession stand open...More

5  Thank Laurie G
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

We typically do nit go to light house for tve beach. There are so many others that-arr better along Connecticuts beautiful shore line. We do love the holiday lights however. And the procedes go to a worthy cause.

1  Thank Rtwodogs
Reviewed 13 October 2016

I've only been at Lighthouse Park for 2 weddings and an ALS walk. It's a stunning park nestled in New Haven. The facilities, the carousel, and the beach area are beautiful. There are restrooms and it's a delightful place to be.

1  Thank dritschler
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Very small area, was tons of grass with very small beach area. Can't go in lighthouse plus it looks dull. 30 $ to get in per car or 25 in State. Nothing is going on here. I walked small beach got pictures then left.

2  Thank Philip R
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