Highland Light Post Rehabilitation
Highland Lighthouse in Truro.

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There are several lighthouses within Cape Cod National Seashore, reminding us of the Outer Cape's strong connection to the sea. Some of the lighthouses are managed by partners. These organizations open the lighthouses to the public seasonally, and may also provide the maintenance necessary to ensure that the lights shine brightly and are open to the public long into the future. Highland Light, Truro: The Keeper's Shop and tours are typically available from early May through the end of October. Operated by Eastern National under agreement with the National Park Service. Open until 8 pm on select dates:

  • Thursday, June 20
  • Monday, July 1
  • Friday, July 5
  • Monday, July 8
  • Thursday, July 18
  • Friday, August 2
  • Monday, August 5
  • Wednesday, August 14
  • Monday, August 19

Nauset Light, Eastham: Open for visits Sundays in May, Sundays and Wednesdays in June, July, and August, and Sundays in September. Exact operating dates and times can be found here. The lighthouse is operated and maintained by Nauset Light Preservation Society under agreement with the National Park Service.

Three Sisters Lights, Eastham: Stop by on Mondays at 11 am for tours by rangers and volunteers May through September.

Pick up a copy of the seasonal activity guide at a visitor center for up-to-date tour days and times.

Race Point, Wood End, and Long Point Lights in Provincetown are semi-remote and can only accessed by walking several miles through sand. The Cape Cod Chapter of the American Lighthouse Foundation operates Race Point Light, and occasionally hosts open houses with free transportation to the light. Wood End and Long Point lights are not open to the public.


Last updated: June 13, 2024

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