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Battery Point Lighthouse

Address: Crescent City, CA 95531
Phone Number: 707-464-3089
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Lighthouses, History Museums, Specialty Museums, Museums, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Museum that houses many artifacts and documents related to local history.
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Type: Lighthouses, History Museums, Specialty Museums, Museums, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Museum that houses many artifacts and documents related to local history.
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Lakewood Pierce County, Washington
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

The weather was great! When the tide is low, you can walk right up to it. Perfect distance from everything! A Peer next to it where you can see people crabbing. A Jettie where you can walk on and experience the Tsunami aftermath.

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14 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Such a wonderful place to add to your trip. You can seat back and feel so revived. All you need to do is sit there, feel the breeze, hear the ocean waves, feel the sun on your face, and relax.The view, tour,and history. You can see whales in the distance at the right time of year.

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Hilo, Hawaii
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183 reviews 183 reviews
62 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

The Battery Point Lighthouse is only accessible when the tide is low over a small stretch of land. This is one of the few lighthouses that still has personnel living in the lighthouse year around. They provide tours for a small fee of the living quarters and the lighthouse lantern. The tour is interesting and educational, describing life in a... More 

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Fremont, California
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1,177 attraction reviews
1,134 helpful votes 1,134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We were there about an hour before sunset so had some stunning views of the lighthouse in the sun. One could walk out and go visit the lighthouse. Battery Point Lighthouse is one of the first lighthouses built on the California Coast.

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Grants Pass, Oregon
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We lucked out and were there on a clear night with a half moon. The lighthouse had flood lights to show it off in the darkness. With the moon reflecting in the ocean we ended up with some great pictures.

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Crescent City, California
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55 reviews 55 reviews
15 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Very cute lighthouse with antiques inside and a history of the lighthouse. It is the symbol of Crescent City. All the local school children go there on field trips and then have picnic at beachfront park. In good weather it's very fun. Easy walking.

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Box Elder, South Dakota, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

The tour is worth the fee. The volunteers do a great job of maintaining and leading the tours. I enjoyed the stories of the light keepers and seeing the restored rooms. The lighthouse sits on a small island that is only accessible at low tide - a very unique setting!

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tchrs
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257 reviews 257 reviews
102 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

You need to check the tide table for this one as you can only walk there at low tide. Stormy days also would not work. It is a short walk - not handicap accessable - out to the lighthouse. tuors a a few dollars and talk about both the light house and tsunamis that have plagued Crescent City. Worth an... More 

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British Columbia, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

While the tide was down we walked along the very rocky beach to get closer to the lighthouse. It was really windy so the waves were impressive! A nice way to spend some time while in Crescent City.

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Mesa, Arizona
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25 reviews 25 reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

This was on our must do list and we thoroughly enjoyed the hike across the low tide area and up the hill to this great location.

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