Hereford Inlet Lighthouse

The Hereford Inlet Lighthouse was built in 1874 and served as a beacon of safety to 19th century mariners. Today this historic structure is cherished by local residents and visitors alike. The lighthouse is open to the public and still serves as an active navigational aid maintained by the United States Coast Guard.

The lighthouse is currently managed by the city of North Wildwood and welcomes visitors in season. You can find current hours and more information at

Flower gardens at Hereford Inlet Lighthouse in North Wildwood NJ

The lighthouse gardens provide a relaxing atmosphere as you enjoy the beauty of nature amidst a refreshing ocean breeze. Don’t miss the view of the seashore from the seawall at Hereford Inlet.

Stop by and enjoy the handiwork of Steve Murray, Superintendent of Parks for the City of North Wildwood, you will be glad you did.

Listed on the State and National Historic Registers and Located in the historic Anglesea section of North Wildwood, New Jersey