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Great lighthouse with scenic views.

You can only get to the lighthouse at low tide. While walking to the lighthouse be sure to walk... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
You must hike to the lighthouse when the tide is LOW.

This Lighthouse is a must see when in Crescent city. You need to pay attention to the high and low... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Museum that houses many artifacts and documents related to local history.
577 H St, Crescent City, CA 95531-3743
+1 707-464-3089
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Reviewed 4 days ago

You can only get to the lighthouse at low tide. While walking to the lighthouse be sure to walk down the Jetty near by.

Thank 12JR
Reviewed 5 days ago

This Lighthouse is a must see when in Crescent city. You need to pay attention to the high and low tides so that you do not get stuck on island when the tide comes in. You can obtain a listing of the tide times in...More

1  Thank WilliamOAlsip
Reviewed 6 days ago

You first need to check the tide table for low tide and arrive near that. Lighthouse is only accessible at that time. Nice narrated tour of a Cape Cod style lighthouse. You should be able to navigate tide pool style footing.

1  Thank Chip144
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lighthouse is not accesable during high tide . Check tide times and contact lighthouse before visiting. You can see lighthouse from the beach .

Thank jollygilly
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

First let me start by saying we just visited 9 outstanding lighthouses while we traveled the Oregon coast. This does not compare. We could only visit the exterior as inside was closed. What makes it interesting is you can only visit it at low tide....More

Thank Anita B
Reviewed 1 week ago

How many places are there where you can access a perfect light house easily from town, and combine it with exploring tide pools and walking on the beach? Walk out at low tide and if you are there on a weekend you might meet the...More

Thank lovetogo2662
Reviewed 1 week ago

An adventure from start to finish! You walk to the lighthouse from a parking lot, so, don't go at high tide. The lighthouse is filled with interesting artifacts and information on the workings and importance of lighthouses. Really nice for families. Not so much for...More

1  Thank Jan M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son and I love to visit the lighthouses along the west coast. This one is fairly easy to get too (at low tide) and has a docent who will give you a good history.

Thank Jana R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at low tide, so we easily walked up to to the lighthouse. The views are awesome and sound of the roaring waves was magnificent. Lighthouse is also near a large jetty and gorgeous beach filled with smooth colorful stones and lots of critters...More

Thank Katy M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This beautiful lighthouse is not accessible except during the low tide. Then, it’s easy to walk out from the parking area; through a gravely path to the island. It’s only about 250 yds., but watch for tide pool creatures. From the path, I saw several...More

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Response from DDMAC2 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think there are any restrictions as long as the dog is on a leash.
April 17, 2017|
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Response from Rob D | Reviewed this property |
Shouldn't be a problem
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Response from Rachel H | Reviewed this property |
The best way to get to Battery Point Lighthouse is during low tide. If you were looking to go to tour the Lighthouse, it would be during the summer time. You could call and ask the Museum on H street. To get more information.