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Rock Island Lighthouse State Park

St. Lawrence Seaway, Clayton, NY
+1 315-775-6886
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St Lawrence River Glass-Bottom Boat Cruise and Rock Island Lighthouse Tour
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St Lawrence River Cruise with Optional Boldt Castle Tour
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“rock island” (10 reviews)
St. Lawrence Seaway, Clayton, NY
+1 315-775-6886
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Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Very scenic destination. You'll enjoy the keeper's quarters and of course the lighthouse you can climb. Steps are steep near the top, then there is a short ladder to climb to the top. Not elderly friendly but don't let that stop you from visiting.

Thank Frank G
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Recently renovated this lighthouse is a must see attraction. It's like a dream come true. Plan on taking lots of pictures.

Thank dalem650
Reviewed 15 March 2016

We live on the st. Lawrence river and besides bolt castle, the rock island lighthouse is terrific! They have picnic tables so you could bring a lunch or snack and just have fun watching the ships go by. The lighthouse itself is fun to walk...More

1  Thank SusanRVer
Reviewed 8 February 2016

We took the two hour tour from Clayton Tours. The Captain and tour guide were excellent. The guide was very informed about the area. I grew up in the area, but had not been on that section of the River in years. It was a...More

Thank Val19480000
Reviewed 13 October 2015

Took the boat from Clayton on a warm July afternoon to,see this nice lighthouse. Enjoyed the glass bottom boat and the fact that we were only a small group. The trip up to the top of the lighthouse was included in the boat cost and...More

Thank jaismith5
Reviewed 4 October 2015

Gorgeous view of the St. Lawrence River from the top of the lighthouse. Their museum is small but informative. They have a lot of dock space for your boat.

Thank GmaSandra
Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

Several of the normal tours of the islands. Here. And let you off to look around the island check out the little shop and of course to climb up inside the lighthouse. The photo opportunities and the views from the lighthouse are very nice.

1  Thank Bernardo F
Reviewed 21 September 2015

We took the glass bottom boat tour to rock island- highly recommended! Rock island itself is beautiful, the grounds, lighthouse,views...everything is amazing take your pick. About 50 steps or so up to top of lighthouse and small ladder, the view at the top is breathtaking!...More

1  Thank redcat86
Reviewed 18 September 2015

I wish there was more to read and learn inside, and the lighthouse is only 56 steps up but the view is gorgeous and the island is cute! Definitely fun if you do the Glass Bottom Boat Tour.

Thank Sherry P
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Experienced that past with a visit, have been there many times as a teen - adult as it is right across the river from the family boathouse. Lots of fun history to learn about.

Thank SWH716
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Diane P
is it accessable to get to boat
27 August 2016|
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Response from kathy p | Reviewed this property |
Yes worth seeing!