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New Dungeness Lighthouse

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Address: 110 Steve Pl, near the end of Dungeness Spit, Sequim, WA 98382-7324
Phone Number: +1 360-681-3494
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Walked a lot, learned a lot

I followed signs from Highway 101 to the Dungeness Wildlife Refuge. I spoke with a volunteer/forest ranger and gathered a tremendous amount of information. I learned that the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 September 2016
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

I followed signs from Highway 101 to the Dungeness Wildlife Refuge. I spoke with a volunteer/forest ranger and gathered a tremendous amount of information. I learned that the walk is 5.5 miles. It feels like t0 coming back. The lighthouse is beautiful and I learned that one can rent it for a week and be the "lighthouse keeper" for that... More 

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Cle Elum, Washington
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

One thing off my bucket list. The day was sunny, the tide was low enough and we had plenty of time to hike to the lighthouse. BE SURE TO CHECK THE TIDE TABLES before going! We've been to the spit many times, and it's always different. Sometimes shorebirds are plentiful, other times just a few birds - a kingfisher and... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

You have to earn seeing this place, its over 10 mile round trip to get here. So worth it though, they let you go up in the lighthouse so you can check out the view. You can even volunteer to stay and take care of it for a week.

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Collinsville, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Your investment of time and walking effort will be rewarded. Located in the midst of the wildlife refuge, this is an oasis for hikers, with picnic tables, a real restroom and fresh water--with the added bonus of a free tour to the top of of an 1857 lighthouse (hours 9 to 5). For the safest hike, check your tide tables,... More 

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Mount Vernon, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

It was nice to have a final destination for this 11 mile RT hike. There were picnic tables, restrooms, water, and friendly guest "keepers." Bring a lunch!

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Bellingham, WA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

We went here on a hike last weekend and immediately upon getting home, I went on-line to see about becoming a lightkeeper. This place is simply amazing - the views incredible and the quiet and solitude will calm your soul. The hike out to the lighthouse is long but not too difficult - take your time. Bring water and snacks... More 

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Cleburne, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

If you are a lighthouse lover, the New Dungeness Lighthouse is a neat place to visit. The staff there is very friendly and helpful. It requires a very long (11 mile round trip) walk in the sand (or a boat) to reach the lighthouse.

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Sequim, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Always a favorite hike when friends visit. It is long, but flat and fun to explore the beach, and have a lunch when one reaches the lighthouse.

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

We hiked the beach to the lighthouse and enjoyed the view from the top. We were somewhat disappointed that the only wildlife to be seen was seagulls, though we did see two immature eagles flying in the distance. No seals to be seen. The trek is not for the faint of heart. An eleven-mile trek along the beach is tiring,... More 

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Port Angeles, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

If you have a National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass you can take three guests in with you for free. Otherwise there is a three dollar fee per four people. Dogs are not allowed on the trail to the Lighthouse. Pack you picnic lunch because there is no food service. There is a lighthouse keeper who will take you... More 

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