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Assateague Lighthouse

Assateague Island, VA
+1 757-336-3696
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Sight seeing

We stopped to look at the old lighthouse. It has 175 steps to the outside landing at the top of the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Christopher F
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Birthday Trip to Chincoteague Island

We absolutely loved Assateague Refuge. The trails, beaches, bathrooms, wash off stations everything... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tasia M
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“bug spray” (15 reviews)
“short hike” (8 reviews)
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Assateague Island, VA
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stopped to look at the old lighthouse. It has 175 steps to the outside landing at the top of the lighthouse. Well maintained, excellent views at the top. You could see the ponies, but they were extremely far away for the naked eye. Great...More

Thank Christopher F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We absolutely loved Assateague Refuge. The trails, beaches, bathrooms, wash off stations everything was clean and well worth the $20 Pass that's good for a week to get into the park and to the beach. We left a coin on the stone that tells of...More

Thank Tasia M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So cool to walk up the 175 steps (there are places to stop and rest) and see the two islands from the top! Staff was informative. Wear bug spray, cuz the short walk to it is very buggy. But the views are worth it!!!

Thank Deb M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bathe in it. Bring a bottle with you. Slather it on you like it's going out of style. Do not say you weren't warned. We got to the door of the light house and there was a CLOUD of mosquitoes. They were noshing on people...More

Thank Janine H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had read previous reviews about using bug spray, so we brought some with us. That wasn't the entire issue, but, it was part of the problem. We put deep woods Off, on and we still had bugs biting us. By the time we got...More

Thank saran315on
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although I didn't climb (my guy did), I had a delightful time with the volunteer at the base/in the tiny shop. What a cool guy! Made it special. The view was great without going to the top, though here's one from the "climber."

Thank ValerieinVB
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Its a short mosquito dodging walk from the parking lot to this free admission attraction. Small children were able to make the walk up to the top. Could see horses and beach area. Unless your afraid of heights, its a must do.

Thank sebring4444
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Not really a lot to see as compared to other lighthouses, but its still nice. We did not go up inside because the line was long and the sun was brutal not to mention the bugs, but would love to at some point. You park...More

Thank Lisa N
Reviewed 1 August 2017

You don't have to be a lighthouse fanatic to enjoy this bright structure. The very short and easy hike begins at the parking lot on Assateague Island in the wildlife refuge. There is also accessible parking and it would not be too difficult for folks...More

Thank thesecretllama
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We took the short walk up a small hill to find this beautiful light house. Definitely worth seeing. At the pony swim we could see the light on in the distance.

Thank Kimberly M
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