Hours and Admission

 Lighthouse grounds and parking lot are closed from sunset to sunrise every day.

November 1, 2018 – February 28, 2019

Visitor center and grounds only. The lighthouse and historic building interiors are closed in the winter.

Hours

Day Hours
Sunday 11:00 am-4:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am-4:00 pm
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 11:00 am-4:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am-4:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am-4:00 pm

Admission

Free. Parking in the lot requires a state parks pass or daily parking fee.

Holiday schedule

Open​

  • New Year's Day (January 1, 2018)
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day (January 15, 2018)
  • Presidents' Day (February 19, 2018)
  • Memorial Day (May 28, 2018)
  • Independence Day (July 4, 2018)
  • Labor Day (September 3, 2018)
  • Veterans Day (November 11, 2018)
  • Veterans Day observed (November 12, 2018)
  • Day after Thanksgiving (November 23, 2018)
  • Day after Christmas (December 26, 2018)
  • New Year's Eve 2018 (December 31, 2018)

Closed

  • Easter (April 1, 2018)
  • Thanksgiving (November 22, 2018)
  • Christmas Eve 2018 (December 24, 2018)
  • Christmas Day (December 25, 2018)

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