Long Point Lighthouse
Location: Provincetown Harbor, Cape Cod Bay
Coordinates: 42 01 59 N 70 10 07 W
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Active U.S. Coast Guard aid to navigation, tower is maintained by American Lighthouse Foundation.
Accessibility: The grounds are open to the public, but the lighthouse is not. Long Point is accessible in summer from Provincetown via a boat shuttle run by Flyer's. The lighthouse can also be reached after a long, strenuous hike across a breakwater to Wood End, then across sand to Long Point.
Station established: 1826
Current lighthouse tower built: 1875
Construction material: Brick
Tower height: 38 feet
Height of focal plane: 36 feet
Earlier optic: Sixth-order Fresnel lens (1856), Fifth-order Fresnel lens (1875)
Present optic: VLB-44 (LED) (solar powered)
Characteristic: Fixed green
Fog signal: One blast every 15 seconds (mariner activated via VHF radio)