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worth visiting if you within near by distance, I spent my vacation in Crescent city , so it was... read more

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khalid4kac
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Hawalli, Kuwait
Beautiful!

We weren't able to get close and only saw from a distance but it was beautiful. We walked the pier... read more

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All reviews during low tide light house tide pools great history suggested donation walk up tide schedule lots of history small fee rocky beach clams worth a stop parking lot take pictures nice walk gift shop tides
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Reviewed September 4, 2018

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
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Reviewed September 4, 2018 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 to find!

Thank Katy M
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Reviewed September 2, 2018

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 tiny crabs and one orange starfish. Others walked out onto the rocks and probably saw more things. The lighthouse is open and free to enter. No dogs are allowed on the island, but they are allowed in the tide pool area. Tip: ask at the Redwood National and state park visitor center for times to visit.

Thank h0mefree2
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Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

The road to the lighthouse was washed away some time ago, so it is only accessible during low tide. Volunteers live there a month at a time and conduct tours. The living quarters are still furnished with original pieces and you get a history of past keepers and their families. A 5-6 step ladder and a squeeze thru the hole gets you to the top of the lighthouse. It's tight up there, actually the whole house is small. Tours are done in groups of 6.
Cost is free but donations are requested.

Thank 2tickets-RT
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Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

Just a warning to all who are thinking of visiting here...if the tide is high than you won't be able to get to the other side to actually go to the lighthouse and go in. The pathway was washed over by the ocean. We of course were able to just enjoy looking at it and taking pictures. But it would have been fun to actually take a look inside. Also when you go make sure to take a look at the calender on the post there. Some times it will be closed, today it was closed anyway because of change of staff. So even if we could make it to the other side we still would not have been able to go in.

Thank Jtatom1
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