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Address: Highway 5, Chautauqua, NY

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Nice view

Lighthouse is right on highway 5. Quick turn into the boat ramp facility and it is an easy walk to the light. Nice grounds and a pleasant view.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 October 2016
Billy W
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Its a roadside attraction for sure. Its beautiful and interesting and a very well made and interesting lighthouse. Its easy to get to right off route 5. I love to see it every time I visit Westfield.

Thank Caitlin C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Lighthouse is right on highway 5. Quick turn into the boat ramp facility and it is an easy walk to the light. Nice grounds and a pleasant view.

Thank Billy W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

I love this section of Route 5 from North East Pa to Dunkirk NY it's a nice easy relaxing drive along the Lake Erie Shoreline. While driving you will come to Barcelona Harbor where you can pull in and check out the harbor overlooking the harbor is the lighthouse. This area is very scenic great for sightseeing You can take... More 

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Scott Township, PA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

We stayed right across the street from this little light house unfortunately it wasn't; open to go in but beautiful to look at.

Thank Eileen M
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

You can't actually go up into the lighthouse, but the local chamber of Commerce is set up in the light keepers house. The lady working the day we stopped in was very friendly and helpful and gave us many useful pointers for things to do in the area.

Thank Bud16057
Florissant, Missouri
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

The history of this lighthouse is remarkable, as the lighthouse was never actually used! It is not open to the public, but you are welcome to stroll the grounds and even have a picnic there (picnic tables overlook the lake). The Chamber of Commerce is housed at the keepers quarters -- the gentleman working there was super nice and spent... More 

Thank Christine G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

A must for light house lovers. It's best viewed from a distance. Was surprised my 6 and 8 year old granddaughters liked it.

Thank Joyce P
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

The Barcelona Lighthouse is best appreciated from a distance at the harbor park & pier. The lighthouse is now the chamber of commerce visitor center. There is plenty of parking on the pier with picnic tables, restroom facilities (summer), and tourist info (summer) onsite. The lighthouse and pier are located 3 miles north of Westfield along NY Route 5 about... More 

Thank William L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

My friend and I were on the final leg of our two day road trip when we spotted this small lighthouse. We decided to stop and check it out. It turned out that the new Visitors Center had just opened, but the lighthouse was not opened to the public. We were able to speak with a docent who had a... More 

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Westfield, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015

A beautiful, historic, free visit light house that adjoins Dan Reed Pier. Peaceful lakefront bliss. No one will believe you were here unless you take the required light house photo! :)

1 Thank Rick M

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