Battery Point Lighthouse, Crescent City, California

The Battery Point Lighthouse is located in Crescent City, California near the Northern California and Oregon border. The Battery Point Light was first lit in 1856 and later automated in 1953.

As with so many of the Oregon and California lighthouses, Battery Point is very picturesque, especially as dusk settles on the region. The coastline in this area of Northern California ranks as one of the most impressive readily accessible areas anywhere and is well worth the visit. As an added bonus, many of the tallest trees in the world (California’s coast redwoods can grow in excess of 350 feet high!) are located in the Redwood National and State Parks located nearby.

Battery Point Lighthouse, Crescent City, California

The view from the Battery Point Lighthouse, Crescent City, California

Do birds enjoy the views we do? Battery Point Lighthouse, Crescent City, California

Do birds enjoy the views we do? Battery Point Lighthouse, Crescent City, California

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14 Responses to “Battery Point Lighthouse, Crescent City, California”

  1. Carolyn on Haida Gwaii travelling says:

    Kevin these are stunning photos. I love the lighthouse lighting but I am consumed by the ocean. Beautiful, beautiful work.

  2. Jane says:

    Awesome lighthouse shot, love lighthouses. Great surf and skies too, thanks for sharing them:)
    .-= Jane´s last blog ..Skywatching Friday: Flock of Gulls at Sunset =-.

  3. J Bar says:

    These are really great.
    .-= J Bar´s last blog ..Circular Quay =-.

  4. Hilda says:

    Such a charming lighthouse! I really like these ones that actually look like houses. I love your second photo too!

    Happy Friday and happy weekend!
    .-= Hilda´s last blog ..Big cloud, small sailboat =-.

  5. Lady Fi says:

    Wonderful shots! Love the silhouettes and light in the first photo.
    .-= Lady Fi´s last blog ..New skies =-.

  6. Dimple says:

    Beautiful. I love lighthouses and the California-Oregon coast, so these are all winners for me. The last one is best, I think.
    .-= Dimple´s last blog ..Monochrome Summer Sky =-.

  7. Janis says:

    Beautiful photo!
    The shore along that area is amazing. There are also a lot of interesting food stops in the area.

  8. Lynn says:

    You can always be counted on to capture beauty. I want to be there right now.
    .-= Lynn´s last blog ..Snow Melt Vibrant Day I =-.

  9. kevin says:

    Thanks all! You really can’t beat a good looking lighthouse! I finally have internet access again so will drop by and visit your sites in the next day.

  10. Margy says:

    I love traveling along the Oregon coast. When you get to the border of Northern California it changes so dramatically. We often fly down to a place called Siletz Bay. There’s a great restaurant there called the Sidedoor Cafe. – Margy
    .-= Margy´s last blog ..Spontaneous Combustion =-.

  11. Kcalpesh says:

    This is absolutely serene and beautiful! Lovely shots!

  12. Paul says:

    Whale event on May 23, at 11:30 am to 3 pm at the Cultural Center, Front Street Park in Crescent City, California. Organized by Coastal Commissioner Sara Wan and hosted by volunteers.

  13. Out walking the dog says:

    Gorgeous photos, Kevin. That part of the coast is astonishingly beautiful, and your photos really capture it. I love the silhouetted bird looking out at the sea.
    .-= Out walking the dog´s last blog ..Bird Neck Appreciation Day =-.

  14. Mark says:

    Very nice pictures. Looks very peaceful and nice & cool.
    .-= Mark´s last blog ..California Car Insurance =-.

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