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USA Alki Point Lighthouse, Seattle

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Another delightful lighthouse, the Alki Point lighthouse is located at the very tip of West Seattle. It gives a great sunset location. There are many delightful cafes to enjoy an early dinner as you wait for the sun to go down. Finish up the evening with a blue hour shot of Seattle as you return to the freeway.

Photography Tips

Bring a really wide-angle lens as the position is very close to the lighthouse and hard to get with a standard lens. Use the ephemeris to time your visit for when the sun is in the correct position; it will be in spring or autumn.

Travel Information

This is a tough approach. The lighthouse itself is apparently on private property and only open on occasional hours and those certainly are not at sunset hours. The only approach is to wait for a low tide and walk around from the street and hope for a good sunset. Being federal property there is NO trespassing so you can only get as close as the fence.
Spot Type Outdoor
Crowd Factor Nearly no other people
Best Timing Sunset during fall
Sunrise & Sunset 05:35 - 20:56 | current local time: 21:08
Photo Themes lighthouse Sunset

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