Operational Changes Took Effect on May 1
The Lighthouse Visitor Center is now only open Fridays through Mondays; closed Tuesdays through Thursdays, including Thanksgiving. The Kenneth C. Patrick Visitor Center will be closed through late December, reopening weekends and holidays on December 28. More »
Visitor Center Winter Hours
Visitor Center Winter Hours took effect on Sunday, November 3, 2013. More »
2003 22nd Annual Sand Sculpture Contest
The 22nd Annual Sand Sculpture Contest at Drakes Beach was a great success with over 60 sculptures entered. The event was well attended by hundreds of participants and observers. Although the weather was overcast and cool, a good day was had by all!
Below are photo galleries of some of the sand sculptures entered in the 22nd Annual Sand Sculpture Contest.
Missing photos. If you know the identity of any of sculptures labeled "2003 Sand Sculpture Contest Unknown Entry" or if you have a photo of any of the sand sculptures listed below, of 2003 Sand Sculpture Contest entries not displayed in these galleries or high resolution images of those that are displayed, please contact us. Thank you.
Did You Know?
Elephant seals (Mirounga angustirostris)are the largest pinniped with males reaching a maximum of about 5,000 lbs. Harbor seals (Phoca vitulina) are much smaller with both males and females reaching a maximum weight of around 250 lbs. More...