Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve
Contact Address Information:
P.O. Box 140
Radiobeacon established at station in 1926 was the first in Alaska.
Tower Height: 25
Height of Focal Plane: 105
Description of Tower: White square concrete tower on roof of square concrete keeper's quarters and fog signal building.
This light is operational
One story concrete keeper's quarters (integral to tower), 1925 concrete fog signal building, boathouse, blacksmith house, storage building, oil house.
Date Established: 1913
Date Present Tower Built: 1925
Date Automated: 1974
Optics: 1925: Third order Fresnel lens; now DCB-24. The original Fresnel lens is now in the Alaska State Museum, 395 Whittier Street, Juneau, AK 99801, phone (907) 465-2901.
Fog Signal: Originally diaphone horn; now automated fog horn.
Current Use: Active aid to navigation, part of national park.
Open To Public? no
Boat and helicopter access only. The lighthouse may be seen sometimes from cruise ships approaching Glacier Bay National Park.
Listed on the
National Register of Historic Places