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Nauset Light

2 Nauset Light Beach Rd, Eastham, MA 02642-1729
+1 508-240-2612
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Beautiful place with historical significance

Since we visited in the off season, we could not take the tour of the light house. this review is... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Reji V
Clifton, New Jersey

Loved this lighthouse. The beach looked nice but a deep fog bank moved in for the rest of the day... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Raleigh, North Carolina
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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 2 days ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were going to Nauset Light Beach and the lighthouse was right across from the parking lot. You can't miss it. I didn't try to take a tour (not sure if it was even offered while we were there), but I had to snap some...More

Thank Andrea B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to nauset beach and past by the lighthouse here. It is operational. Not very tall. I guess if your into lighthouses then I would go here to this beach and check out the lighthouse and you can kill 2 birds with one stone. Nice...More

Thank worldtraveller715
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You can take a short walk on a trail to the light house but tours are only available in the summer. It's interesting to look around though. It still has a working light. It's close yo the beach and car park.More

Thank Jeannie2207
CapeCarl, Manager at Nauset Light, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We will continue to have tours of Nauset Light from 1:00 to 4:00 pm on Sundays through October 29. We will have our annual Full Moon Tour on October 5 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. The summer crowds are gone and the parking is free...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are a lot of lighthouses along the New England shoreline. But one of the most celebrated is the Nauset Light, officially known as Nauset Beach Light, a restored lighthouse on the Cape Cod National Seashore near Eastham, Massachusetts. Erected in 1923 using the 1877...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nauset Light offers a lovely view of the area and is a fun stop before or after visiting Nauset Beach in the National Seashore. The tours are "homey" but fun (if not always historically accurate).

Thank Allen M
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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.