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Fees and Schedules – 2013 Maryland Lighthouse Challenge

Challenge Fees and Schedules – Updated September 2, 2013


Mandatory Site | Hours Open Fees (Subject to Change) Open for Tours? Handicap Access Restrooms
CONCORD POINT
Sat -  8am-6pmSun – 8am-6pm
Free Grounds and Light
Off-Street Parking at Lighthouse
Yes Grounds Yes
SEVEN FOOT KNOLL
Sat – 8am-6pmSun – 8am-6pm
Free Grounds and Light
Parking $7./per ½ hourSuggestion: Pier V Parking GaragePier V at Pratt StreetSouvenirs for Seven Foot Knoll Lighthouse and Chesapeake Lightship at Lighthouse Only
Yes Pier Only Yes, surrounding restaurants
LIGHTSHIPCHESAPEAKE
Sat – 8am-6pmSun – 8am-6pm
Before 10am – Board FreeAfter 10am – $5. pp to BoardSame Parking (and short walk) fromSeven Foot Knoll Lighthouse Yes Pier Only Yes, surrounding restaurants
HOOPER STRAIT
Fri – 10am-5pmSat – 8am-6pmSun – 8am-6pm

 

$5. pp Grounds and LightParking at CBMM Lot
Note:  Souvenir available (no charge) outside museum for those not wishing to access the lighthouse. (Lighthouse to close promptly at 6pm Sat. due to another event).
Yes Grounds and Museum Yes, in museum
CHOPTANK
Fri – 10am-6pmSat – 8am-6pmSun – 8am-6pm
Free Grounds and LightFollow signage to Lighthouse and Designated Parking Area. Yes Grounds andLighthouse -(HandicapLift to Light) Yes, in lighthouseand surrounding area
DRUM POINT
Sat – 8am-6pmSun – 8am-6pm
Free Grounds and LightMuseum Parking Yes Grounds andMuseum Yes, in museum
COVE POINT
Sat – 8am-6pm*Sun – 8am-6pm**Note: Last shuttle departs Drum Point at 5pm
Free Grounds and Light
*Free Shuttle from Drum Point
Base Only No No
POINT LOOKOUT
Sat – 8am-6pmSun – 8am-6pm
$3. per vehicle– State Park Fee
Note: Must notify park personnel that you are at the Park for the Challenge Parking at Lighthouse
Yes Grounds Yes, in park
PINEY POINT
Sat – 8am-6pmSun – 8am-6pm
Free Grounds$3. pp to ClimbFree Lighthouse and Museum Parking Yes Grounds Yes, in museum
FORT WASHINGTON
Sat – 8am-6pmSun – 8am-6pm
$3. per vehicle, National Park Fee
Note: Must notify park personnel that you are at the Park for the ChallengeFollow signs to LighthouseShort walk from Parking Area to Lighthouse
Base Only Grounds Yes, in park

 

Bonus Site | Hours Open Fees (Subject to Change) Open for Tours? Handicap Access Restrooms
BLACKISTONELIGHTHOUSE REPLICA

Sat – 8am-6pmSun – 8am-6pm

Note:

First Boat to the Island Departs Museum at 8:30am; Last Boat to the Island Departs Museum at 5pm

$6. pp Boat Ride From MainlandSt. Clement’s Island MuseumColton’s Point, MD

Note: High winds/heavy rains could cause boat cancellation.  Call ahead in the event of inclement weather:

(301) 769-2222.

 Challenge volunteers will not be set up at this location.  So be sure to sign the finishers log and collect the completer souvenir at the last mandatory lighthouse you visit or at the Bonus Light, Jones Point.

Yes Museum on Mainland Only Yes, in museum
JONES POINTALEXANDRIA, VA

Sat –  8am-6pmSun –  8am-6pm

 

No Anticipated FeesChallenge volunteers WILL be set up at this locationPark in designated areasWalk south, under both spans of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge, past new restrooms –  on concrete, then asphalt and gravel road 0.25 mile to lighthouse

Presidential Meet and Greet with Chesapeake Chapter U.S.L.H.S President, Tony Pasek, both Saturday and Sunday at this location.

No Yes Yes, in park(Restroom facilities may close at 4pm)
SANDY POINT SHOAL

This is an offshore caisson-style lighthouse to be viewed offshore from Sandy Point State Park.The park is at the western terminus of the Bay Bridge, along Route 50. (in between mandatory lights Seven Foot Knoll in Baltimore and Hooper Strait in St. Michaels.)  Enter Sandy Point State Park, Exit 32.Park personnel at the gate will give you a handout and direct you to the best place within the park to view the lighthouse.

Park Open:  6am to sunset

5.pp, ($6pp out of state) to enter park if you wish to view and photograph this lighthouse.

****Note:  (passengers of vehicles can see this light when passing over the Chesapeake Bay Bridge).  You do not have to visit this lighthouse to collect the event souvenir.  It will be available, along with the passport stamp for this lighthouse, at Hooper Strait (the next or previous stop along the Challenge route, depending which direction you are circling the Bay.

Challenge volunteers will NOT be set up at this location.  So be sure to sign the finishers log and collect the completer souvenir at the last mandatory lighthouse you visit, or at the Bonus Light, Jones Point.

No Park Grounds Yes, in park

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