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August 2021

Reservations Available NOW for 2021 SUMMER TOURS to the Hudson-Athens Lighthouse!

    • Sat, 07/10/2021
    • Sat, 08/14/2021
    • Sat, 09/11/2021
    • Sat, 10/09/2021
  • Water Street, Athens, NY 12015

Ever wonder what life was like for the lightkeeper families who lived in the eight-room Hudson-Athens Lighthouse?   Take a tour and find out!  We’ll ferry you out to the 1874 Lighthouse in the middle of the Hudson River so you can learn all about it and enjoy the view! 

The Hudson-Athens Lighthouse Preservation Society (HALPS) owns the Lighthouse and hosts public tours on the second Saturday from July through October. 

2021 dates are July 10, August 14, September 11, and October 9th.

Tours depart from Henry Hudson Riverfront Park in Hudson at 11:00, 12:00, 1:00 and 2:00 pm.

Tours depart Athens Village Riverfront Park at 11:30, 12:30, 1:30, and 2:30 pm. 

Tours may also be offered during Hudson’s Waterfront Wednesdays and other community festivals and events.

Walk-ups to the booth in each park are fine, but Reservations are suggested.  Make reservations online at or by calling 518 828-5294.

The cost is $25 adults, $15 under 12. HALPS member tickets are $15 adults and $10 under 12.   Join us as a member onsite or at

School groups can schedule visits from June through early October. Email for information about how a visit the Hudson-Athens Lighthouse will  complement your grade-level curriculum.

Hold Your Special Event on the Lighthouse!  The Hudson-Athens Lighthouse is available for private and public tours and events. The lighthouse has been used for weddings, birthdays, reunions, and private parties. Email


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