Long Point Light Station is an historic lighthouse at the northeast tip of Long Point in Provincetown, it is an unmanned lighthouse that marks the entrance to Provincetown Harbor. The lighthouse was built in 1826 then rebuilt in 1875. The adjacent oil house was built in 1904.
It stands 38 feet tall and shines a green light. A fog sensor activates the fog horn that you can hear across town on a foggy day or evening. The faint sound of the fog horn and the fog covering Provincetown is the quintessential Cape Cod experience. If you’re close enough it will lull you to sleep at night.
Getting there; This remote light can only be accessed by foot or boat. Park at the rotary at Pilgrim’s Landing. There are plenty of spots during the off-season. Long Point Lighthouse Trail is a 5.3 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Wood End, Massachusetts that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding.
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