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Tortugas Harbor Light at Fort Jefferson in Dry Tortugas National Park, near Key West, Florida. NPS photo by Cecil Stoughton, 1972.
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Return to top of page Florida (east) CAPE FLORIDA LIGHT
Location: SOUTHERNMOST POINT ON KEY BISCAYNE
Nearest City: KEY BISCAYNE
Owner/Manager: FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES
Current Use: STATE RECREATION AREA/MUSEUM
Open to the Public: MUSEUM IN KEEPERS
Access: BILL BAGGS CAPE FLORIDA STATE RECREATION AREA
Phone: 305-361-5811


DRY TORTUGAS (LOGGERHEAD KEY)LIGHT
Location: LOGGERHEAD KEY/DRY TORTUGAS ISLANDS
Nearest City: KEY WEST
Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD/NATIONAL PARK SERVICE
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION IN NATIONAL PARK
Open to the Public: GROUNDS ONLY
Access: BOAT/5 MILES WEST OF FORT JEFFERSON
Phone: 305-242-7700


JUPITER INLET LIGHT
Location: LOXAHATCHEE & INDIAN RIVER JUNCTION
Nearest City: JUPITER
Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD/LOXAHATCHEE RIVER HISTORICAL SOCIETY, INC.
Current Use: MUSEUM IN OIL HOUSE
Open to the Public: SATURDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY, 10AM - 4PM (LAST TOUR AT 3:15PM)
Access: JUPITER LIGHTHOUSE PARK OFF U.S. 1 AND A1A
Phone: 561-747-6639 OR 561-747-8380


KEY WEST LIGHT
Location: WHITEHEADS POINT
Nearest City: KEY WEST
Owner/Manager: MONROE COUNTY/ KEY WEST ART AND HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Current Use: MUSEUM
Open to the Public: MUSEUM OPEN DAILY
Access: 938 WHITEHEAD STREET
Phone: 305-294-0012


PONCE DE LEON (MOSQUITO) INLET LIGHT
Location: SOUTH OF DAYTONA BEACH
Nearest City: PONCE INLET
Owner/Manager: TOWN OF PONCE INLET/PONCE DE LEON INLET LIGHTHOUSE PRESERVATION ASSOCIATION
Current Use: MUSEUM
Open to the Public: MUSEUM AND GROUNDS OPEN DAILY 10-8 DURING SUMMER, 10-4 DURING WINTER
Access: 4931 SOUTH PENINSULA DRIVE
Phone: 904-761-1821


ST. AUGUSTINE LIGHT
Location: ANASTASIA ISLAND
Nearest City: ST. AUGUSTINE
Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD (TOWER)/ST. JOHNS COUNTY (GROUNDS/KEEPERS); MANAGED BY THE JUNIOR SERVICE LEAGUE OF ST. AUGUSTINE, INC.
Current Use: MUSEUM
Open to the Public: MUSEUM OPEN DAILY
Access: 81 LIGHTHOUSE AVE. OFF ROUTE A1A
Phone: 904-829-0745


ST. JOHNS RIVER (MAYPORT) LIGHT
Location: ENTRANCE ST. JOHNS RIVER
Nearest City: MAYPORT
Owner/Manager: U.S. NAVY (OLD TOWER)/U.S. COAST GUARD (MODERN TOWER)
Current Use:
Open to the Public: GROUNDS OPEN WEEKENDS
Access: MAYPORT NAVAL STATION/ROUTE 105
Phone: 904-241-6289


TORTUGAS HARBOR (FORT JEFFERSON) LIGHT
Location: GARDEN KEY/DRY TORTUGAS ISLANDS
Nearest City: KEY WEST
Owner/Manager: NATIONAL PARK SERVICE
Current Use: NATIONAL PARK
Open to the Public: FORT JEFFERSON NATIONAL MONUMENT
Access: BOAT OR SEAPLANE FROM KEY WEST
Phone: 305-242-7700


Return to top of page Georgia COCKSPUR ISLAND LIGHT
Location: SAVANNAH RIVER N. OF TYBEE ISLAND
Nearest City: TYBEE ISLAND
Owner/Manager: NATIONAL PARK SERVICE (FORT PULASKI NATIONAL MONUMENT)
Current Use: NATIONAL PARK EXHIBIT
Open to the Public: OPEN DAILY, HOWEVER, ONLY ACCESS IS BY BOAT; NPS DOES NOT PROVIDE BOAT ACCESS OR GUIDED TOURS
Access: BOAT
Phone: 912-786-5787


SAPELO ISLAND LIGHT
Location: SAPELO ISLAND
Nearest City: DARIEN
Owner/Manager: GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES
Current Use: ESTUARINE SANCTUARY
Open to the Public: SAPELO ISLAND NATIONAL ESTUARINE SANCTUARY
Access: OFFSHORE/OFF U.S. 17
Phone: 912-485-2251


ST. SIMONS ISLAND LIGHT
Location: ST. SIMONS SOUND
Nearest City: BRUNSWICK
Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD LEASE TO COASTAL GEORGIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION/MUSEUM IN KEEPERS
Open to the Public: OPEN DAILY 10-5 MONDAY-SATURDAY, 1:30-5 SUNDAY
Access: 101 12TH STREET
Phone: 912-638-4666


TYBEE ISLAND LIGHT
Location: SAVANNAH RIVER ENTRANCE
Nearest City: TYBEE ISLAND
Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD LEASE TO TYBEE ISLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY, INC.
Current Use: MUSEUM
Open to the Public: MUSEUM OPEN EVERY DAY BUT TUESDAY, 9-6 SUMMER, 9-4 WINTER
Access: 30 MEDDIN ST/OFF ROUTE 80
Phone: 912-786-5801


Return to top of page Puerto Rico ARECIBO LIGHT (FARO DE ARECIBO)
Location: PORT ARECIBO ENTRANCE/NORTH SHORE
Nearest City: ARECIBO
Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD/MUNICIPALITY OF ARECIBO
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION/CITY PARK
Open to the Public: CITY PARK
Access: OFF ROUTE 66


CAPE SAN JUAN LIGHT (CABO SAN JUAN)
Location: CAPE SAN JUAN/NE OF SOROCCO
Nearest City: FAJARDO
Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD LEASE TO CONSERVATION TRUST OF PUERTO RICO
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION/MUSEUM/MARINE LAB
Open to the Public: MUSEUM - LIMITED ACCESS
Access:


POINT MULAS LIGHT
Location: WEST SHORE VIEQUES ISLAND
Nearest City: VIEQUES
Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD/MUNICIPALITY OF VIEQUES
Current Use: MARINE MUSEUM
Open to the Public: 6 DAYS A WEEK
Access:


PORT SAN JUAN (EL MORRO) LIGHT
Location: ON EL MORRO/SAN JUAN HARBOR ENTRANCE
Nearest City: SAN JUAN
Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD/NATIONAL PARK SERVICE
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION IN NATIONAL PARK
Open to the Public: GROUNDS ONLY
Access: SAN JUAN NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE
Phone: 809-729-6653


Return to top of page South Carolina HAIG POINT (RANGE REAR) LIGHT
Location: DAUFUSKIE ISLAND/CALIBOQUE SOUND
Nearest City: HILTON HEAD
Owner/Manager: PRIVATE OWNER
Current Use: PRIVATE AID TO NAVIGATION/BED AND BREAKFAST
Open to the Public: GROUNDS ONLY
Access: FERRY FROM HILTON HEAD


HILTON HEAD RANGE REAR (LEAMINGTON) LIGHT
Location: HILTON HEAD ISLAND
Nearest City: BEAUFORT
Owner/Manager: PRIVATE OWNER
Current Use: RESORT ATTRACTION
Open to the Public: GROUNDS ONLY - BY APPOINTMENT
Access: ARTHUR HILL GOLF COURSE/PALMETTO DUNES RESORT
Phone: 843-785-1106


HUNTING ISLAND LIGHT
Location: HUNTING ISLAND STATE PARK
Nearest City: BEAUFORT
Owner/Manager: SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION, AND TOURISM
Current Use: STATE PARK
Open to the Public: GROUNDS OPEN DAILY 10 AM TO 5 PM
Access: HUNTING ISLAND STATE PARK/U.S. 21
Phone: 803-838-2011



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