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Nauset Light

2 Nauset Light Beach Rd, Eastham, MA 02642-1729
+1 508-240-2612
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A real classic

When you think of a lighthouse - this may very well be the one you're thinking of! Not huge, not... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2018
Hartford, Connecticut
Night time tour with a full moon=awesome!

visited Nauset light during an evening "flashlight tour" event on a warm fall evening. The cost was... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2017
Wellfleet, Massachusetts
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Free tours of the light are offered from May to October. Visit the Nauset Light Preservation Society page on Facebook for the dates and times for this season.
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2 Nauset Light Beach Rd, Eastham, MA 02642-1729
+1 508-240-2612
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

When you think of a lighthouse - this may very well be the one you're thinking of! Not huge, not small - just right and beautifully proportioned. One of those places where it's nearly impossible to take a bad picture. Steps from the beach parking...More

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Reviewed 28 December 2017

visited Nauset light during an evening "flashlight tour" event on a warm fall evening. The cost was modest and discretionary, it was a voluntary donation to the Nauset Light Preservation Society which naintains the structure.The line for the tour was long even though we got...More

Thank Nomad0921
Reviewed 15 November 2017

I had a nice stroll along this beach. Being November, it was cold but enjoyable. And seeing the lighthouse on the potato chip package was cool.

Thank rxph9286
Reviewed 7 November 2017

One of my bookmarked lighthouses. Wet, rainy, and foggy but still drove out to the Cape. I'm happy we still stopped, took some great photos. Went to the beach and collected a little sand for my collection. Would have loved to spend more time, maybe...More

Thank kristen d
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Probably the number one lighthouse visited on the Cape. It is the one on the Cape Cod Potato Chips bag. Very nice location to see the lighthouse and area. Not very many people there as it was rainy day. The 3 Sister Lighthouses are right...More

Thank Cindy T
CapeCarl, Manager at Nauset Light, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Glad you enjoyed visiting Nauset Light. Our last tour of the light for this year will be this Sunday the 29th from 1:00 to 4:00 pm.

Reviewed 15 October 2017

Since we visited in the off season, we could not take the tour of the light house. this review is based on our experience of reading about the lighthouse on the website and visiting the accompanying beach. as usual a walk in the beach could...More

Thank Reji V
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Loved this lighthouse. The beach looked nice but a deep fog bank moved in for the rest of the day so we missed seeing much. It's the maritime atmosphere. What can you do?

Thank Lola2104
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

This is such a pretty lighthouse. It is also at the beach and also walking distance from the three sisters lighthouses. What a great way to do three items in one stop.

Thank Mtd S
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Very nice lighthouse and beach area to walk along. We were here on a chilly afternoon and did not go in the water, but the beach area was nice for a stroll. The three sisters lighthouses were not really worth the short walk to see...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 30 September 2017

The lighthouse stands across the road from the parking lot. It is still operational and not open t the public when we were there. However, a notice on the door did say that it is open at various limited times.

Thank mjc404
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anna c
15 August 2017|
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Response from CapeCarl | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Right now the 1986 beacons are shut off. The N.L.P.S. is replacing worn out parts. We will have it up and running as soon as the work is completed.Normally Nauset Light is lit 24/7 year round.
6 August 2017|
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Response from Elaine C | Reviewed this property |
To add to the previous answer from Denise, Nauset Beach is in East Orleans while Nauset Light Beach is in Eastham. (The shallow beach referenced on the inner Cape is Skaket Beach in Orleans.) I have not gone to the beach at... More
Christine C
8 July 2017|
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Response from CapeCarl | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are allowed on the site if they are controlled as the National Seashore requires. They are not allowed in the tower itself.