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The lighthouse sits on an island with a house in the Gloucester harbor. You can see it quite well... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
IslandGirlTraveler
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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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Kayak or paddle board out to Ten Pound Island and enjoy the busy Gloucester harbor.

The cost was 10 pounds, the island is precious to mariners and residents. You can kayak out or... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2018
WingearsheekBeach
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Gloucester, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The lighthouse sits on an island with a house in the Gloucester harbor. You can see it quite well if you do the harbor shuttle. A great way to get some better pictures. You can see it from the main road but it's much nicer...More

Thank IslandGirlTraveler
Reviewed 8 May 2018

The cost was 10 pounds, the island is precious to mariners and residents. You can kayak out or paddleboard out to the island where stands a small lighthouse (former coast guard facility was housed here years ago), but its still wild in plantlife and no...More

Thank WingearsheekBeach
Reviewed 3 March 2018

As a local kid, I rowed and sailed around The Ten Pound Island off of Rocky Neck for fun! Ten Pound Light, a historic lighthouse in Gloucester Harbor, can be seen from many points along the Gloucester waterfront, including the area around the famous fisherman...More

Thank allyo511
Reviewed 3 August 2017

You don't need to be a swordboat captain (Is there any thing better in the world?) to picture heading out into a perfect storm, or avoiding one, thanks to Ten Pound Light. As a beacon to thousands of Gloucestermen, the light refuses to stay in...More

Thank Anais T
Reviewed 21 April 2017

You can see the lighthouse from the Fisherman's Memorial and watch boats sailing in the harbor. It was very picturesque.

Thank deeelizabeth
Reviewed 10 November 2016

You need to travel through the stone gates and past Beauport Museum. Worth the winding narrow road and past beautiful mansions which will bring you to your destination plus Dog Bar Breakwater. Good for sitting or sunning.

2  Thank nanagrace
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We passed by this landmark on our way out through the harbor...its situated on a small island called ten pound island, whose name origin is a mystery. It is a fun thing to see but not worth going out of your way to visit, unless...More

Thank ragtop_rider
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Gorgeous island in the center of the Gloucester Harbor. Accessible by boat, kayak or paddleboard. There is a lot of seaglass and poison ivy so just be careful if you start walking around in the trees.

1  Thank Anneliese B
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

A very peaceful place worth the trip. If you make Gloucester a stop along your visits of New England, stop here! You won't regret it

Thank cjpilot825
Reviewed 10 July 2012

Deserted island accessible only by boat. The island was thick with seagulls so you had to be careful where you walked. It was fun to take land our dinghy on the beach and watch the schooners sail by.

2  Thank Judy R
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