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Barnegat Lighthouse State Park

Broadway and The Bay, Barnegat Light, Long Beach Island, NJ 08006
+1 609-494-2016
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Beautiful and educational experience; worth the sore legs next day!

My family of four finally made the climb up the lighthouse this year. For only $7 total we made it... read more

Reviewed yesterday
BizzieBee83
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NJ
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Historic Lighthouse!

A nice little state park that you can sit and have a picnic, but be sure to pick up after yourself... read more

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Texhusky75
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Fort Worth, Texas
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On the northern tip of Long Beach Island, this park includes a maritime forest, lighthouse, and access to great birding and fishing sites.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Broadway and The Bay, Barnegat Light, Long Beach Island, NJ 08006
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My family of four finally made the climb up the lighthouse this year. For only $7 total we made it to the top despite some awkward two-way staircase moments with other visitors. If you are a heavy-set person like my husband it can be challenging...More

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Reviewed yesterday

A nice little state park that you can sit and have a picnic, but be sure to pick up after yourself since they have removed all trash cans and have bags to take your trash with you. You can walk to the lighthouse and climb...More

Thank Texhusky75
Reviewed 4 days ago

I have a long history with Barnegat Light, having visited for nearly 40 years. It's good to see that the lighthouse is still well maintained. I miss the old beach in front that was reclaimed for the inlet/jetty improvements, but I'm glad the lighthouse is...More

Thank cookmefud
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our family enjoyed the June night climb up the lighthouse. The Friends of Barnegat Lighthouse hosted the night climb. It was my daughters first night climb and my granddaughters first climb up the light. There was a beach bonfire complete with amplified music. Guests waited...More

Thank TravelingJohn1234
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed an early morning visit. Spent about two hours. As we left, it was much more crowded. We didn't climb inside as we had done many years ago. Instead we took in the views. We walked along the jetty (be careful, slippery) to the...More

Thank katem j
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a small fee to go up into the lighthouse ($6 I think), and it is a somewhat narrow walk to the top. Definitely not for people who have trouble walking up stairs. There is a decent amount of room at the top to...More

Thank Jessie B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

"Old Barney" is the main attraction at the northern end of Long Beach Island. The lighthouse is open daily in the summer for visitors to climb to the top and once a month they offer night climbs, on a Saturday. Grab a sandwich at the...More

Thank Steven N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Old fashioned lighthouse with 217 steps tot he top but worth every one. 360 degree view at the top gives you an excellent vantage for looking at the shore and the bay. Our three year old grandson led the charge up to the top and...More

Thank James C
Reviewed 1 week ago

After living here for 34 years ,it is still awesome to go to "old Barney ". The park is clean and pretty. Brown eyed Susan's, rugosa roses,honeysuckle and other flowers, line the walkway to the museum and lighthouse. The jetty on the inlet is a...More

Thank PatB1010
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been coming to LBI for years, and no season is complete without a trip yo Old Barney. From the little museum, to the nature trail, to climbing the lighthouse, to hiking the jetty to relaxing on the beach....it has it all! It's a beautiful...More

Thank Jfk08865
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Once you walk past the lighthouse and on the walkway bordering the Bay, around the corner is a sandy beach. It's a bit of a walk, but I noticed people were in the water. Beaches in this area are few and far between. Lots... More
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