Absecon Lighthouse
3rd Tallest in U.S.
First Lit in 1857
228 Steps

Absecon Lighthouse
31 S. Rhode Island Ave. - Atlantic City, NJ  08401

Hours of Operation:
July & August:  Open daily 10am to 5pm (Closed on major holidays)
September - June:  Thursdays through Mondays, 11am to 4pm
(Closed Tuesday & Wednesday)

Cost to Climb the Lighthouse:
     Adults:   $7
     Children:  Ages 4-12:  $4 
(3 & under free)
     Active Military:   FREE
(Dogs are welcome)

Cape May Lighthouse
Built in 1859
199 steps

Cape May Lighthouse
Cape May Point State Park
215 Lighthouse Ave
Cape May Point, NJ 08212

Hours of Operation:
April through September:  Open daily 9 am - 8 pm  Call (609) 884-5404 for off season hours.

Cost to Climb the Lighthouse:
     Adults:   $7
     Children:  Ages 4-12:  $4 
(3 & under free)

Hereford Inlet

Built in 1874
4th Order Lighthouse
Tower:  49 1/2'

Hereford Inlet Lighthouse
First & Central Avenues
North Wildwood, NJ  08260

Hours of Operation:
May 16th 2008 to Oct 18th 2009:  9 am - 5 pm 7 days per week
(Last tour ticket sold 4 pm)
Oct. 19th 2009 to May 15th 2010:  10 am - 4 pm (Wednesday-Sunday)
(Last tour ticket sold 3 pm)  Closed Monday & Tuesday

Tour Admission Fees:
Adults 12 yrs. and up:   $4.00
Children 11 yrs. and under:   $1.00

Barnegat Lighthouse
"Old Barney"
First Lit in 1859
217 steps

Barnegat Lighthouse
Barnegat Lighthouse State Park
Long Beach Island
Barnegat Light, NJ  08006

Hours of Operation:
April 1 - October 31:  9 am to 4:30 pm (weather permitting)
November 1 - March 31:  9 am - 3:30 pm Wednesday through Sunday
(closed Monday and Tuesday)

Admission Fee:
Adults 12 yrs and up:  $1.00  per person from Memorial Day through Labor Day.
Children under 12:  Free and must be accompanied by an adult.

Sandy Hook Lighthouse
Oldest in U.S.
Built in 1764

Sandy Hook Lighthouse
Gateway National Recreation Area
Sandy Hook, NJ  07732
 (732) 872-5970

Hours of Operation:
April to December:  Tours are given on weekends from Noon to 4:30 pm 
April to October:  Tours are also given on weekdays from 1:00 - 4:30 pm
(Tours are first-come-first served and you must be 48 inches tall to climb the tower.)
Lighthouse grounds are open everyday.

Admission:  Free

East Point Lighthouse
2nd Oldest in NJ
Built in 1849

East Point Lighthouse
East Point Rd. (off Rt. 47)
Heislerville, NJ  08324
(856) 327-3714

Hours of Operation:
The lighthouse is open to the public on the 3rd Sunday of the month from April to October from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The Lighthouse is opened during the Maurice River Historical Society's Annual Open House. It is held the first Saturday in August from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with craft vendors, music food and artists.

The lighthouse is also open the 1st Saturday in June from 12:00 noon to 6:00 p.m. for Bay Day.


Twin Lights of the Navesink
Built in 1862
64 steps in the north tower and 65 in the south tower

Twin Lights of the Navesink
Lighthouse Road
Highlands, NJ  07732

Hours of Operation
Memorial Day to Labor Day:  The museum, tower and gift shop are open daily from 10 AM to 5 PM,  The rest of the year the building is open Wednesday to Sunday 10 AM to 5 PM. Regardless of the season, the grounds are open from 9 AM to sunset.

Admission:  Free (donations appreciated)

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