Mohegan Bluffs, New Shoreham

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Look far out on the Atlantic Ocean from the top of Mohegan Bluffs before heading down to dig your feet into the sand at the bottom. The 46 m (150 ft) cliffs remain a favorite scenic point on Block Island, and they take their name from a 16th-century battle in which Niantic Native Americans sent invading Mohegans plummeting to their death below. Today, a steep staircase of about 100 steps provides safer access to the beach. Put Mohegan Bluffs and other New Shoreham attractions into our New Shoreham trip planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • This is a must see for any new Block Island visitor. The view I think is unmatched on the East Coast. There are stairs near the Lighthouse that can take you down to the beach about 160 feet below. Bes...  more »
  • The beach on Block Island below Mohegan Bluffs past the first promontory to the right of the foot of the stairs at Payne Overlook is a delightful, sandy beach where you’re free to wear whatever you wa...  more »
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  • Beautiful but not for the fainthearted. Stairs go down part of the way then you get to scramble over rocks, sand and rough footing to the ocean floor. We went right after a huge rainstorm and the water was still flowing making it quite slick. The trek up and down was well worth it.
  • Awesome views. Went there on vacation never been to block island but what a great place to visit. We go there again in a heartbeat.

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