The Adirondacks and Thousand Islands Sights



Tibbetts Point Lighthouse

Tibbetts Point Lighthouse Review

One of the oldest lighthouses on the Great Lakes looks out over the outlet of Lake Ontario. The Coast Guard left in 1981, and the building is now used as a youth hostel. Off-season reservations at the hostel must be made by e-mail at The lighthouse is 12 mi west of Clayton.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 33435 Rte. 6, Cape Vincent, NY 13608 | Map It
  • Phone: 315/654–2700 for lighthouse; 315/654–3450 for hostel
  • Cost: Free; small fee to stay in hostel
  • Hours: Late May–mid-June, Fri.–Mon. 10–7; mid-June–early Sept., daily 10–7
  • Website:
  • Location: Clayton

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