September 21, 2018
The contractor has notified the park that the initial phase of the restoration project will not be completed until early to mid-November. As a result, the temporary closure of all areas beyond (e.g., west of) the Lighthouse Visitors' Parking Lot will be extended until early to mid-November.
August 06, 2018
All areas beyond (e.g., west of) the Point Reyes Lighthouse's visitors' parking lot are closed until ~October 6, including the lighthouse. The lighthouse is not visible from the parking lot.
July 31, 2018
The National Park Service has issued a news release announcing the $5 million lighthouse restoration project and providing some initial details concerning the scope of the project and the project's impact on visitors.
July 26, 2018
Restoration work in the lighthouse area will begin on August 6 and continue through October 5.
July 13, 2018
The plan is to start work no earlier than Monday, July 23, 2018.
June 28, 2018
Work on the restoration of the lighthouse is currently scheduled to begin in late July 2018.
June 18, 2018
Starting in the summer of 2018, Point Reyes National Seashore will undertake a large restoration project on the historic Point Reyes Lighthouse. This blog will be updated regularly with news about the restoration's progress.