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Another lighthouse off the list!

A easy walk from town and Crossroads Brewing Co. A beautiful lighthouse full of history. The... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2018
Karen B
lovely view from the Athens dock

We did not go out on the water but enjoyed the view of the lighthouse from the beautifully... read more

Reviewed September 4, 2018
Rotterdam, New York
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One of the last built and most elegant of the Hudson River lighthouses.
2 1st St, Athens, NY 12015-1340
+1 518-828-5294
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Reviewed September 10, 2018

A easy walk from town and Crossroads Brewing Co. A beautiful lighthouse full of history. The Athens River Park a place to enjoy the view river breeze.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Karen B
Reviewed September 4, 2018

We did not go out on the water but enjoyed the view of the lighthouse from the beautifully constructed Athens dock.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank donnamessina6
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

it’s a beautiful lighthouse on the Hudson River.. with different weather and different light, it’s pretty i’m so many different ways!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Expatriated-traveler
Reviewed August 23, 2018

We are fortunate that folks worked hard to preserve this lighthouse. It is a reminder of the days when families actually lived in lighthouses, and the keeper was actually the entire family, rather than just the father. A hard life to be sure. Built in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Springfield, Ohio
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

Nice lighthouse in the middle of the Hudson River. Very cool. I’ve never seen a light house in the middle of a river before

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 18, 2017

the people work there was verry kind and helpfull,the only thing was while we wer getting off the boat the next crew was getting on and the docks are not wide enuf for that..besides that we had a great time and learned a lot about...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank David R
Reviewed August 12, 2017

My friends and I went on a tour of this lighthouse out of Hudson, NY. We got onto a small boat and took the 10-minute ride to this beautiful lighthouse. The lighthouse is unique because it is surrounded by water and the tugs, barges, and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank bravefilius
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Lovely boat ride to the house. Learn history of light house families and stories. Climb to top of tower to see full view of Hudson review.

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank JoJohnVic
Reviewed April 18, 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.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed February 14, 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

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank matchceo
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May 3, 2018|
Response from Sue S |
There are NO TRESSPASSING signs posted all along the base so I would say "no"