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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 1 week ago
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 2 weeks ago
Rotterdam, New York
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1 week ago
“Another lighthouse off the list!”
2 weeks ago
“lovely view from the Athens dock”
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 1 week ago

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.

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank donnamessina6
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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!

Thank Expatriated-traveler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

1  Thank Alice K
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

1  Thank JubileeJerry
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

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

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.

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.

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

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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"