Bald Head Island
Lighthouses of North Carolina
To visit the Bald Head Island Lighthouse, take Hwy 211 south from Supply until you reach Southport.  In Southport, make a right onto 9th street until it ends at the ferry dock at Indigo Plantation.  At the ferry dock there are four parking lots labeled A-D.  Park in one of these lots (parking fee is $7 for the day) and walk over to the ferry ticket office and aquire your tickets for the ferry.  The ferry fee is $15.00 (per person) for a round trip tickets (one ticket going, one ticket coming back).

Once on the island, golf carts are available for rent, or you may want to walk the short quarter mile or so to the lighthouse.  The lighthouse is open for climbing and a small fee of $3 is collected in the museum/giftshop, which is a replica of the keeper's quarters constructed by the Old Baldy Foundation.  Other attractions located on the island inculde the foundation of the Cape Fear Lighthouse & Captain Charle's Station, unspoiled beaches, and a nature trail, and more.  For more information on the lighthouse, contact the Old Baldy Foundation.  For more information on the island, attractions, and getting there, visit the official website of Bald Head Island.
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Bald Head Island Lighthouse
Entrance to the Lighthouse
Lower Window
Oil House
The lighthouse as it towers above the trees that surround it on the grounds around its base.
The View Looking Up the Side of the Tower