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Battery Point Lighthouse

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Address: Crescent City, CA 95531
Phone Number: 707-464-3089
Description: Museum that houses many artifacts and documents related to local history.

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During low tide you can get to the lighthouse.

Living vhere we take it for granted but it is a very nice example of a historical lighthouse with good accessibility during low tide. For tour hours I would contact the local... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
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Gasquet, California
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Gasquet, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Living vhere we take it for granted but it is a very nice example of a historical lighthouse with good accessibility during low tide. For tour hours I would contact the local visitors center upon arrival in town. Remember it is only accessible during low tide so check the tides. Nice picnic areas nearby as well as a pier and... More 

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Narragansett, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Being from New England, we make it a point to visit our beautiful lighthouses. On our visit to California our daughter brought us to Battery Point Lighthouse. This was by far the most extensive and thorough tour we have been on. For $3.00 per adult and $1.00 per child this was a great outing for adults and children. The interesting... More 

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Vail, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

I timed my trip to Battery Point Lighthouse for right when it opened. There were a fair amount of people there- several photographers and a school group. Some people were able to see a mama and baby whale, but I wasn't able to pick them out. The ice plant (purple flowers) was so cool to see!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

One of our favorite parts of the day at Crescent City. We happened to get there at low tide, which you need, to get to the lighthouse. The walk up was beautiful and seeing all the sea lions play in the water was fun. For $3 a person you can take a tour. FYI:There are volunteers who give the tour... More 

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Talent, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Even if you aren't a lighthouse buff, you will be struck by the beauty of this building and its location. Crossing the inlet at low tide to walk up to the lighthouse will give you a sense of adventure, even if you are in, like, the middle of Crescent City. The lighthouse lens spins throughout the day, so you will... More 

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Pine Grove, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Walked out, not open for tours. Picture opportunity was not up to other lighthouses along the coast, unless you bring a telescoping lens. Then get better pictures from the shoreline.

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Central Point, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We had to wait a day to come out because of the tide but it was worth it. The views from the island are beautiful and we very much enjoyed the tide pools nearby. We are looking forward to bringing our boys back here to explore.

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Kipling. SK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Definitely a well preserved lighthouse with a lot of history. Also has limited visitor hours for those who are curious and can time it right. No doubt better specimens along the coastline, but I was glad to spend a few minutes here.

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Redding, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

If you do nothing in Crescent City but one thing do visit Battery Point Lighthouse!!!!!! Take the tour. It is so interesting and such a beautiful scenic site. Just know you can only visit when the tide is out but it is sooooooo worth it. 👍👍👍👍👍 My husband I visit the Lighthouse ever time we come to Crescent City.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

The lights is beautiful! We visited in February, so the lighthouse was closed but we saw a pod of gray whales.

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