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Eastern Point Lighthouse

Eastern Point Boulevard, Gloucester, MA
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Serving as a guide to ships entering the scenic and commercial Gloucester harbor from the Atlantic Ocean, this 36-foot tall cylindrical brick tower was built in 1832 and automated in 1986.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“yacht club” (15 reviews)
“light house” (14 reviews)
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Eastern Point Boulevard, Gloucester, MA
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"yacht club"
in 15 reviews
"light house"
in 14 reviews
"private residence"
in 6 reviews
"boston skyline"
in 9 reviews
"break water"
in 5 reviews
"the security guard"
in 4 reviews
"road signs"
in 4 reviews
"parking lot"
in 13 reviews
"worth the effort"
in 5 reviews
"rocky path"
in 3 reviews
"worth the short drive"
in 2 reviews
"club members"
in 2 reviews
"audubon sanctuary"
in 2 reviews
"signs warning"
in 2 reviews
"speed bumps"
in 2 reviews
"chain link fence"
in 4 reviews
"columbus day"
in 2 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I’ve decided to go check the lighthouse by foot from Gloucester, since I don’t have a car and it was a nice sunny day. Bike rentals on Sunday in Gloucester was also a bit tricky. In the middle of the road I saw a sign...More

Thank Nina K
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Reviewed yesterday

Well, don't worry about it. Just keep on driving straight through their little warnings and right by their signs until you get to the parking lot for the lighthouse. A little bit of a warning for the older or otherwise physically challenged---there is not a...More

Thank lisadZ9727KY
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

This iconic lighthouse stands at the breakwater and is always a great place for a walk. Winds can be high and it will be cooler on the rocks, so bring a coat.

Thank Mark S
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

This is a must see, must do if you love walking, the ocean and unique experiences! The lighthouse from the parking lot itself are wonderful to take pictures if you don't want to walk the breakwater.

Thank allyo511
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

It can be a little windy and chilly here since it is so exposed. It's a nice walk out to the lighthouse. You can also walk out on the jetty. It's very picturesque.

Thank southendgirlfriend
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

Eastern Point Light is an iconic lighthouse whose image can readily be found on postcards and tourist items. For all of that, it is surprisingly small and unimposing. The approach to it is tricky in that one must pass by granite posts with signs that...More

Thank marianc95
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

This is a small rock outcropping with a nice lighthouse and outbuildings , good photo ops but you can't go on the island .

Thank Mike W
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

Beautifully maintained lighthouse and grounds. The vistas from here are the best anywhere on the coast. Don't miss.

Thank jerdc
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

We were just driving around East Gloucester .. we knew the lighthouse was located on the jetty at that end of the Cape . It is almost impossible to locate . you go through many residential areas with signs saying "private" No signs directing one...More

Thank Jim B
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

This was only a few minutes from our hotel, but takes you through local weird roads, many that say private or residents only. It is chain linked in and was closed when we got there in mid am. I really would have enjoyed being able...More

Thank CalaMala
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deuceboi2004
12 October 2017|
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Response from digdeep0169 | Reviewed this property |
The location is open, however you can't get to the Lighthouse... unless there's a Tour being conducted. we traveled Sept 2017. it it completely fenced off. Don't be discouraged by the private drive-ways to private Housing... More
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ann h
8 April 2017|
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Response from digdeep0169 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know of a phone number... sorry... we drove to this Lighthouse... although we were unable to actually tour it, we were close enough to take photos of it, walk around it. I hope this helps.
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ann h
8 April 2017|
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Response from ccgirl2015 | Reviewed this property |
Eastern Points Lighthouse is the private residence of the local Coast Guard commander and family. It is not open to the public.
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