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Colorful Lighthouse and Beautiful Beach

The red and white lighthouse is picturesque. The parking lot has an easy walkway to the beach, our... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Yorktown, Virginia
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Planning my next visit already...

I love being near water. Lighthouse is a plus. My first visit I saw seals in water, so I pretty... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Free tours of the light are offered from May to October. Visit the Nauset Light Preservation Society website, nausetlight.org or our on Facebook page for the dates and times for this season.
2 Nauset Light Beach Rd, Eastham, MA 02642-1729
+1 508-240-2612
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The red and white lighthouse is picturesque. The parking lot has an easy walkway to the beach, our dog Maggie had no problems walking up from the beach. Seals were feeding in the surf. Well worth the short drive off of Route 6.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love being near water. Lighthouse is a plus. My first visit I saw seals in water, so I pretty much fall in love right away. Beach is clean with very little rocks. Look at calendar online so you can go when there is a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with our two kids (this was their chosen activity) - easy walk to the top. Guides at top and bottom very informative about the history and the impact of erosion on the site. Fantastic views from an iconic landmark.

Thank smolchaji
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of several Cape Cod beaches my wife and I continue to visit. Enjoyed watching the seals perform. LOL- It's been a few years since our last visit. It's sad how the dunes are vanishing. Thanks for the memories.

Thank Ed P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have seen this lighthouse many times over the years and it's still fascinating to me. During certain times of the year you are able to tour it along with " The Three Sister's Lighthouse's (which are located within a short walking distance). Also the...More

Thank Colleen C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s just like the picture from the Cape Cod bag of chips!!! How cool is that!! This picture perfect lighthouse really exists!! It’s a beautiful lighthouse!!! They had to move it back from its original spot because of erosion so it’s not in use any...More

Thank TaraToni
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Though many only know this site because the lighthouse appears on the Cape Cod potato chip package it is great stop along the outer Cape. There is ample parking nearby and the area has all the romance associated with lighthouses along a rugged shoreline.

Thank Dennis P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been to Cape Cod several times and never tire from visiting the lighthouses. This was my first and prettiest.

Thank Karmablu3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been a big fan of light houses and have visited many on east and west coast of USA, as well as structures overseas. The light house has served Nauset Beach for years and is still functioning It has been well maintained and is functioning...More

Thank stinckweed
Reviewed September 14, 2018

We had visited the Cape Cod Potato Chip Factory and wanted to see the Lighthouse on the Bag--this is it! What a perfect way to see Cape Cod.

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anna c
August 14, 2017|
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Response from CapeCarl | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Right now the 1986 beacons are shut off. The N.L.P.S. is replacing worn out parts. We will have it up and running as soon as the work is completed.Normally Nauset Light is lit 24/7 year round.
August 6, 2017|
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Response from Elaine C | Reviewed this property |
To add to the previous answer from Denise, Nauset Beach is in East Orleans while Nauset Light Beach is in Eastham. (The shallow beach referenced on the inner Cape is Skaket Beach in Orleans.) I have not gone to the beach at... More
Christine C
July 7, 2017|
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Response from CapeCarl | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are allowed on the site if they are controlled as the National Seashore requires. They are not allowed in the tower itself.