Turn Point Lighthouse

With its commanding view of Haro Strait and the Canadian Gulf Islands, Turn Point offers wonderful opportunities for photographers and visitors who appreciate nature and history. The nearby Canadian and Olympic Mountains provide wonderful scenic backdrops to this special area. The Turn Point Light Station, built in 1893, stands on the western most end of Stuart Island, providing light and reference to mariners of the Salish Sea. Turn Point is one of the best places on BLM-managed lands to see orca whales. Recreational activities include hiking, camping, boating, sea kayaking, watching wildlife, and viewing wildflowers.

Turn Point Lighthouse is stewarded by the Turn Point Lighthouse Preservation Society, whose puprpose is to establish, support, and promote efforts in the preservation and restoration of Turn Point Light Station; to achieve the safe keeping of the buildings, artifacts, and records of the light station; and to educate and inform the public on the history of Turn Point Lighthouse and station so that its history may be preserved for all present and future generations.

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Topic or themeWater Highways
Further informationhttps://www.tplps.org/