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Name: Forbes Island Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
San Francisco, California, United States

Location: Off San Francisco waterfront between Piers 39 and 41.

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Photo: Art Meyer

Managing Organization:
Forbes Island Restaurant

Telephone: 415-951-4900


This observation tower built to look like a lighthouse is part of the privately built Forbes Island, which includes a restaurant and function rooms.

Tower Height: 40

Description of Tower: White octagonal tower on floating island.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1991

Date Present Tower Built: 1991

Current Use: Observation tower at restaurant.

Open To Public? Yes.

The lighthouse and restaurant are accessible by boat shuttle from San Francisco’s Pier 39 at Fisherman’s Wharf.


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