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The Adirondacks and Thousand Islands Sights

Tibbetts Point Lighthouse

  • 33435 Rte. 6 Map It
  • Cape Vincent
  • Nautical Site/Lighthouse

Fodor's 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.

Sight Information


33435 Rte. 6, Cape Vincent, New York, 13608, United States

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315-654–2700-for lighthouse; 315-654–3450-for hostel

Sight Details:

  • Free; small fee to stay in hostel
  • Late May–mid-June, Fri.–Mon. 10–7; mid-June–early Sept., daily 10–7


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