U.S. Coast Guard
This was originally a fog signal station; a light was added in 1900. The light has now been transferred to a small post.
Tower Height: 20
Height of Focal Plane: 33
Description of Tower: White, square brick tower mounted on wall of fog signal building. The active light is now located on a post with a focal plane only 15 feet high.
This light is not operational
1883 masonry fog signal building. Keeper's house was razed c. 1961.
Date Established: 1883
Date Present Tower Built: 1900
Date Automated: 1961
Fog Signal: Originally dual whistles, now automated horn.
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
Accessible via a short hike from the Fort Baker parking lot of the Golden Gate National Recreation area. Call (415) 561-4844, ext. 1, for information. Year-round access, free parking.
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