Block Island Sights

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North Light Review

This 1867 granite lighthouse on the northernmost tip of the Block Island National Wildlife Refuge serves as a maritime museum. The refuge is home to American oystercatchers, piping plovers, and other rare migrating birds. From a parking lot at the end of Corn Neck Road, it's a ¾-mile hike over sand to the lighthouse. Seals sun themselves on nearby Sandy Point during winter months.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Block Island National Wildlife Refuge, Corn Neck Rd., Block Island, RI 02807 | Map It
  • Phone: 401/466–3200
  • Cost: Donation suggested
  • Hours: July 5–Labor Day, Thurs.–Mon. 10–4
  • Website:
  • Location: Block Island
Updated: 12-23-2013

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