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Great views, interesting tour

Tides need to be below 3 or 4 feet to walk onto the Lighthouse's hill. Path is very rocky and... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2018
United States
Interesting lighthouse

Must be accessed during low tide. It wasn't open while I was there, but still worth a look around... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2018
Hydesville, California
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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 June 18, 2018

Tides need to be below 3 or 4 feet to walk onto the Lighthouse's hill. Path is very rocky and uneven, so a walking stick is helpful if you have balance problems. There are several benches and picnic tables, if you want to stop and...More

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Reviewed June 18, 2018

Must be accessed during low tide. It wasn't open while I was there, but still worth a look around. Great spot for a picnic lunch as well. Close to town too.

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Reviewed June 11, 2018

This lighthouse has a great history and amazing group of volunteers who keep it functional. It is situated on a beautiful island and maintained beautifully! Thank you Ken & Barbie for your knowledge, service and hospitality

Thank Natalie Y
Reviewed June 10, 2018

Beautiful spot! We visited on a rare sunny and calm day at low tide, so we were able to walk out to the lighthouse and poke around. They have beautiful gardens surrounding a very well kept group of buildings. It's a manned light station, but...More

1  Thank wave720
Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

The lighthouse looks quite spectacular sitting up on its small island. The pink flowers on side of walkways was amazing. When you see how rocky the Coast line here is you appreciate why the lighthouse is there . With it being a working lighthouse you...More

Thank blc45reb
Reviewed June 5, 2018

We recently visited the Battery Point Lighthouse during the evening when the tide was out, however, we were there too late to go inside. The walk from the parking lot, down a set of wooden ramps, across a rocky beach, and up a ramp took...More

Thank R T
Reviewed June 2, 2018

Well, we checked in at the visitor center and the staff told us the lighthouse was only open that day from 2 to 4. It is accessible only when there is low tide. It might be difficult for some people as you must walk across...More

Thank Touringgramma
Reviewed June 1, 2018

This lighthouse is reached only at low tide. The walk is over rocks that may be difficult for some people, but it's worth the walk if you can make it! Great views of the coast with all its rocky outcroppings.

1  Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed June 1, 2018

We walked down the beach to get to the lighthouse but could not cross to the lighthouse because of the tide. We still enjoyed the walk and view!

Thank cnhbowles
Reviewed May 31, 2018

My husband and I waited outside the lighthouse for the first tour which was not until noon due to the tide. When the tide is in, there is no access to the lighthouse, not even for the resident keepers! This was June so we had...More

1  Thank mercedcampgirl
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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.
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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.