Wood End Lighthouse, Provincetown

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Wood End Light Lookout Station is a historic lighthouse, located at the southwest end of Long Point in Provincetown, Massachusetts. It is located at Wood End, near the southernmost extent of the Provincetown Spit, and acts as a navigational aid to vessels on their approach to Provincetown Harbor.The light was first illuminated on November 20, 1872 and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1987. In 1981, Wood End Light became the first Massachusetts lighthouse to be converted to use solar energy to power the light and fog signal equipment.
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  • I went in the rain and fog. With the raging sea I thought I enter into a dream. Unique sensation!
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  • From Herring Cove Beach, my husband and I walked to Wood End Lighthouse. The trek through the marshlands was beautiful! I love breathing in the fresh, salty air of this area. We walked through this ar...  more »
  • Ive always wanted to walk out to the lighthouse. who knew that theres a $15 ferry that leaves from McMillan Wharf every 20 minutes that drops you off right on the beach at this secluded ocation. The f...  more »
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  • Fun fact. Wood End Light Lookout Station is a historic lighthouse, located at the southwest end of Long Point in Provincetown, Massachusetts. It is located at Wood End, near the southernmost extent of the Provincetown Spit, and acts as a navigational aid to vessels on their approach to Provincetown Harbor. The Long Point Light Station, further down the peninsula at the tip of Long Point is an identical design and completed in 1875, three years after Wood End Light.
  • Great, saw this and the sister light, a word of warning- make sure you time the tides carefully to ensure it is low tide when crossing the dike
  • A hidden treasure! After a long rocky walk, you will be lost in a wonderland with swallows flying around you...
  • Beautiful!
  • Great hike , wonderful views

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