2018 Point Reyes Lighthouse Restoration

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hree white-sided, red-roofed buildings perched on a rocky headland with the ocean in the background. The lighthouse tower is surrounded by scaffolding.
As of October 5, 2018, scaffolding has been erected around the Point Reyes Lighthouse. Scroll down to the bottom of the page to see more images of the restoration project.
 

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Starting in the summer of 2018, Point Reyes National Seashore will undertake a large restoration project on the historic Point Reyes Lighthouse. Bookmark and visit this blog regularly to learn about the latest restoration news and information about how the restoration may impact visitation to the Point Reyes Lighthouse.

Update: Lighthouse Area Closure Is Extended Until at Least Early November

September 21, 2018 Posted by: John Dell'Osso

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.

 

All Areas Beyond the Lighthouse Visitors' Parking Lot are Now Closed.

August 06, 2018 Posted by: John Dell'Osso

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.

 

News Release issued announcing the Lighthouse Restoration Project

July 31, 2018 Posted by: John Dell'Osso

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.

 

Update: Restoration work begins on Monday, August 6, 2018.

July 26, 2018 Posted by: John Dell'Osso

Restoration work in the lighthouse area will begin on August 6 and continue through October 5.

 

Restoration begins on or after Monday, July 23, 2018.

July 13, 2018 Posted by: John Dell'Osso

The plan is to start work no earlier than Monday, July 23, 2018.

 

Restoration Work on the Lighthouse May Begin as Early as Wednesday, July 18, 2018.

June 28, 2018 Posted by: John Dell'Osso

Work on the restoration of the lighthouse is currently scheduled to begin in late July 2018.

 

Point Reyes Lighthouse Restoration is Coming Soon.

June 18, 2018 Posted by: John Dell'Osso

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.

 
 

Lighthouse Restoration Project Photo Gallery

 
 

Last updated: October 8, 2018

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