Lime Kiln Point State Park
Contact Address Information:
West Side Road
Ownership of this light station has been transferred to Washington State Parks. It is located in Lime Kiln Point State Park and is managed by the Whale Museum (www.whale-museum.org) as a whale research station. The keeper's dwellings are used for housing of park personnel.
Tower Height: 38
Height of Focal Plane: 55
Characteristic and Range: White flash every 10 seconds.
Description of Tower: White, octagonal concrete tower on roof of fog signal building.
This light is operational
1914 1.5 story keeper's house, integral concrete fog signal building, second keeper's house, three storage buildings.
Date Established: 1914
Date Present Tower Built: 1919
Date Automated: 1962
Optics: Currently VRB-25 optic.
Fog Signal: Automated horn.
Current Use: Active aid to navigation, whale research station.
Open To Public? Grounds open, tower open at times.
This lighthouse is located in Lime Kiln Point State Park at at 6158 Lighthouse Road, Friday Harbor. There are picnic areas and a whale watching platform in the park. Lighthouse tours are offered in summer on Saturday evenings.
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Listed on the
National Register of Historic Places