SITE 4

BATTERY POINT LIGHTHOUSE

Directions: Go west on Front Street 0.6 mile to A Street, turn left, go 2 blocks south to Battery Point parking lot on left. The lighthouse is accessible only at low tide.

Amenities:

restrooms lodging food gas accessible bird by car picnic area

Sponsor:
 Del Norte County Historical Society
 
Description:
Spectacular location with views of the harbor, rocky coastline, mighty Pacific Ocean, and the longest continually occupied lighthouse on the West Coast (seasonal tours). Good seasonally for Heerman’s Gull, Brown Pelican, Osprey, Caspian Tern, Black Oystercatcher, Wandering Tattler, Black Turnstone, and Surfbird. Rarely spot a Rock Sandpiper.
 
battery point lighthouse map
 
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