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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  • A beautiful ride around the island by our tour guide Migg's Rig, allowed us to see all the sights and learn the history of Block Island. Magnificent views and a lovely quaint island with friendly loca...  more »
  • One of the most breathtaking sights on island! The wind farm, the bluffs, the beautiful blue water, the island's rocky southern coastline...it doesn't get much better!  more »
  • We went right after the big storm blew through overnight and the wind was still fierce. The surf was SPECTACULAR! Didn't attempt the 150 steps down to the beach but the view from the cliff is a must s...  more »

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