Alki Point Lighthouse Tours


Sorry to have missed you but the Light House is closed for the season.  The light continues to watch properly and we will be there to greet you on 27 May 2017 - Memorial Day Weekend.


Alki Pt. Lighthouse, built 1913The Alki Point Lighthouse is a functioning, fully automated aid-to-navigation on an active US Coast Guard site. The Lighthouse is one of eight lighthouses on or near Puget Sound open to visitors. 

Located near Alki Beach in the West Seattle neighborhood, you can see the West Point Light Station in Discovery Park (north), Puget Sound vessel traffic and the Cascade Mountains (west). Mount Rainier (south) can be seen on clear days.

US Coast Guard Auxiliarists and US Coast Guard Active Duty personnel are proud to provide public Lighthouse tours on summer weekends. Due to the nature of the site, tours may sometimes either be shortened or cancelled on short notice. Any closed dates will be listed on this page and also communicated via our Twitter and Facebook accounts.

Address: 3201 Alki Avenue SW
Seattle, WA 98116

We plan to be open for public tours each weekend afternoon from 1 to 4 p.m. from Memorial Day Weekend 2017 through Monday of Labor Day Weekend.  The exception is Seafair Weekend,August 4-6, when we will not hold tours.  Check back next Spring for any updates.

Admission: Free
Access: No wheelchair access. Narrow concrete pathways.
Pets: No pets on the grounds please.
Restroom: No: public restrooms are located on Alki Beach.
Note: Children under 7 may go to the landing immediately below the ships ladder but not to the very top of the lighthouse.
The final metal spiral ships ladder to the top is steep and requires two hands to climb.
Parking: Small public parking lot directly in front of the site. On street parking can generally be found nearby.
 Contact: Please contact the Alki Lighthouse Project Officer at if you have any questions.

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