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Battery Point Lighthouse

Crescent City, CA
707-464-3089
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Lighthouses, History Museums, Specialty Museums
Description: Museum that houses many artifacts and documents related to local history.
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Fletcher, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

We liked that we could walk through the ocean bottom at low tide to get to the lighthouse. The tour guides were very knowledgeable. The areas were small and tight for people to stand in. There was not water facility to wash your feet after walking in the sand and the mud.

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CDA ID
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

This is a small light house along a nice drive, it's a small parking lot, so would not take camper or RV's. Great views and great pictures to be taken. Only small groups at a time can go throw LH, was busy so did not wait. FYI..You can't take your dog all the way to Light House, (If you follow... More

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Omaha, Nebraska
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

One of the few active light houses along the coast. Go early in the day to have access to the light house island; the tide starts rising and all visitors need to be off the island by approximately 12:30p. About 8 people are allowed on the tour at a time. A great spot for sunrise and sunset pictures along the... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We did not take the tour because they were closed but walked up there in the evening right before sunset. It closes to all public after sunset. Just walking around on our own was nice. It was beautiful up there and a nice evening walk.

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Grants Pass, Oregon
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Quaint old lighthouse. Great history to be told here. Just make sure the tide is not coming in before you walk out there.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

To access this place you need to check the sign board with the tide charts. We hit it at high tide so just watched from shore

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Valrico, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We drove along the scenic coast drive and stop to view the lighthouse. Parking is a little ways off so you'll have to hoof it up the hill but the view is worth the experience.

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Altoona, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Watch the tide table not accessible during high tide.b Scenery is beautiful. Price for the tour is only $3 and worth it.

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Medford, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Very cool as you can only get to the island at low tide. Gorgeous views and a great tour. The tour through the quarters and into the lighthouse is pretty cramped, so be advised if you're claustrophobic...but it was very cool.

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Milwaukee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We lucked out with our timing for Battery Point lighthouse. It is only accessible during low tide. We have toured many lighthouses and they each have their own unique charm. Battery Point is no exception. We had a wonderful tour guide; it's my understanding that volunteers spend a month at a time here so they feel a personal connection that... More

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