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A small parking lot with a walkway leading to the lighthouse. Can not enter the light house. The former lighthouse keeper home is adjacent but not open to the public. There is a tree in the lot with a unusually twisted trunk.
I had been to Ocracoke several times before I ever stopped and went into the lighthouse. There was always something else to do. When I finally visited, I was impressed at the grounds and the garden area leading up to the lighthouse and it is...More
We recently stopped here to see the lighthouse. Parking is extremely limited and tight. There is a 15 minute limit on parking. But since you can't climb the lighthouse 15 minutes is adequate. Make sure to visit the ranger station / gift shop in Ocracoke...More
Hadnt visited the lighthouse in nearly ten years and was pleased to find that you can now walk all the way up to the lighthouse. If i remember correctly the walkway out only went so far. It was beautiful as usual!
Easy to find but, frankly not too much to see. It's lovely and in a delightful setting but the fifteen minute parking requirement is about right. You look, take a photo or two and it's time to move on.