Alligator Reef lighthouse, Key West, Florida Can be viewed from Islamorada at the south end of Upper Matecumbe Key

Alligator Reef lighthouse, Key West, Florida

Alligator Reef Lighthouse

Active: Yes

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.

Coordinates:
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.

Contact:
Florida Keys Reef Lights Foundation, Inc.
PO Box 1517
Key West, FL 33041

Email: Info@ReefLights.org
Website: www.ReefLights.org