Alligator Reef lighthouse, Key West, Florida
Characteristics: Four-group flashing white every 60-seconds with two red sectors.
Height: 150 feet
DayMark: White octagonal, pyramid skeletal tower enclosing stair cylinder and square dwelling; black pile foundation
Lens: Original: Revolving 1st order Fresnel lens. Present: Vega VRB-25 rotating beacon; RACON. Focal Plane: 136 feet.
Construction: Builders: Paulding & Kemble. Iron screwpile, skeletal tower constructed of wrought iron and wood.
24 51 06 N
80 37 06 W
Operated by: United States Coast Guard
Visit Status: Closed to public
Facilities: None, no handicap access
Visitor Info: Can be viewed from Islamorada at the south end of Upper Matecumbe Key. The Florida Keys Reef Lights Foundation has been formed to promote the establishment of a lighthouse museum with future lighthouse tours and access.
Florida Keys Reef Lights Foundation, Inc.
PO Box 1517
Key West, FL 33041