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Bodie Island Lighthouse

8210 Bodie Island Lighthouse Road, Nags Head, NC 27959
+1 252-441-5711
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Beautiful Area!

This was one of the first places we visited. Nice gift shop. We walked in the wetland areas on a... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2017
Kim F
via mobile

Very pretty. Can walk right up to it. It is closed on the inside during the off season. Defiantly... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2017
Crossville, Tennessee
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An interesting and still important lighthouse that can be visited but not climbed. (NOTE: The lighthouse is currently under construction, and is expected to re-open in summer 2013, with the ability to be climbed for the first time)
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“the outer banks” (165 reviews)
“cape hatteras” (42 reviews)
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8210 Bodie Island Lighthouse Road, Nags Head, NC 27959
+1 252-441-5711

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Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

This was one of the first places we visited. Nice gift shop. We walked in the wetland areas on a path out to a nice platform. Would highly recommend stopping here.

Thank Kim F
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Very pretty. Can walk right up to it. It is closed on the inside during the off season. Defiantly a must see while in the outer banks

Thank syento_ny90
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Our visits to some other attractions near Nag's Head have been marred by tour buses full of disrespectful students on field trips or parents who think it's cute to let their little darlings climb all over national monuments or bronze sculptures at Kitty Hawk whilst...More

2  Thank Ticolover
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

This Lighthouse just recently reopened for climbing so if you haven't stopped to see it in the last three years, you should make plans to do so. It is not as tall as the Hatteras Lighthouse but it is definitely a fun climb. You can...More

Thank CyndyJoPo
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Camp Hatteras is between Bodie Island and the Hatteras Lighthouses! Beautiful sites to visit and explore!

Thank bwf012701
Reviewed 22 March 2017

This is a very beautiful Lighthouse. It is very windy in the area so I would bring a wind breaker just in case you need it. There is a wonderful wooden deck to walk out on with beautiful views.

Thank Sherlewarren
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed visiting the lighthouse grounds, Boardwalk and views here. There was no entry free. It's a great place to visit, picnic etc...

Thank cola6769
Reviewed 17 March 2017

It's worth the drive out to this attraction for a short visit. We went before the lighthouse was open for the season (couldn't go in and walk up to the top), so it would probably be better if we had been able to do that....More

Thank bgNC67
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

I actually have a tattoo I drew up from a photo of the Bodie island lighthouse. It was so beautiful and a great stop on my lighthouse tour drive I decided to go on! Enjoy!!

Thank jbowen13
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

It was closed due to the time of year, but it looked very beautiful and the area is well kept. We knew due to the time of year that it would be closed so we'll have to come back. Very nice gift shop too!

Thank Stacy T
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Bianca S
27 July 2017|
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Response from prep33grl | Reviewed this property |
I believe there is height restrictions. So No...
21 March 2017|
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Response from NowOnOBX-KateInNJ52 | Reviewed this property |
Bodie Island Lighthouse opens for self-guided tours the 3rd Friday in April yearly. However, year-round you can still go and see this beautiful place! Only things unavailable off-season are bathrooms, gift shop and climbing... More
28 January 2017|
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Response from Eloy C | Reviewed this property |
think tours are off till March or April. call ahead