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The Hudson-Athens Lighthouse

2 1st St, Athens, NY 12015-1340
+1 518-828-5294
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Great experience

Going on a guided tour is educational and scenic. People of all ages enjoyed it. Requires boat... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
Jennifer P
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Ginger Bread house

While driving into town, a quick look out on the right over the Hudson and the lighthouse sits... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
Athens, New York
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18 Apr 2017
“Great experience”
14 Feb 2017
“Ginger Bread house”
2 1st St, Athens, NY 12015-1340
+1 518-828-5294
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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Going on a guided tour is educational and scenic. People of all ages enjoyed it. Requires boat ride and climbing open metal stairs over water. Not unsafe but just be aware.

Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed 14 February 2017

While driving into town, a quick look out on the right over the Hudson and the lighthouse sits majestically in the middle of the river. At Night its lit up around the whole frame and for sure will remind you of a gingerbread house for...More

Thank matchceo
Reviewed 28 December 2016

I'm not sure if they do this only in December, but it was so much fun to see the lighthouse lit up at night. It's a shock to people like me from Michigan, to see a lighthouse in a river and not on a Great...More

Thank dre51
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Better viewed from (hilltop) Washington Street on the Athens side of River so save your $1.50 toll crossing Rip Van Winkle Bridge

Thank Pat N
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Enjoy a beautiful short boat ride to the lighthouse - tour the lighthouse -- and travel back to Hudson or Athens. Well worth the time. Relaxing trip back in time.

Thank CindyD307
Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

We made a point to visit when there was a tour since the lighthouse is really out there in the river. It's difficult to get nice photos, too. With the tour, you get a ride on the little ferry skiff, a history, time to explore...More

Thank DelawareHiker
Reviewed 10 July 2015

We live in Athens, and know a lady who grew up living in the lighthouse. We were able to get access for a photo shoot with the Hudson River Bells, our local hand-bell choir. It is situated smack dab in the middle of the Hudson...More

Thank barrettcpa
Reviewed 16 November 2014

I just stopped at the riverfront park in Hudson - Rick's Point, I think it was called. I was able to view the lighthouse and take in some of it's glory. It was strange for me to see a lighthouse so far inland but worth...More

Thank TryppAdams
Reviewed 26 October 2014

I have lived and worked in Athens most of my life. Also I have known the families that have lived in the Lighthouse and the caretakers. But until this most recent Athens Street Festival, have never been inside it. Emily Brunner lived there in the...More

Thank Mitchell P
Reviewed 11 November 2012

i live 4 minutes from the dock yet it took me 6 years before taking this tour...shame on me! Nice ride on beautiful Hudson River, terrific stories by woman who grew up in lighthouse! Wear safe shoes but dont miss this!

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