The Point Arena Lighthouse is a great place to visit.

The Point Arena Lighthouse is on a strip of land that is the closest land on the continental United States to the Hawaiian Islands. It is surrounded by the Pacific Ocean on three sides. Kris Paden recently visited and took this photo of the lighthouse.

If you climb to the top of the lighthouse, you can look down on an interesting crater, called Devil's Punchbowl. Carolyn André recently took this photo.

This was once a small sinkhole that has steadily been enlarged by weather and the surging tides over the years.

The lighthouse is a great place to whale watch, see birds and other wildlife. To learn more about the lighthouse, here is a link to their website: http://www.pointarenalighthouse.com/index.html

Thanks to Kris and Carolyn for allowing me to share their photos with you here.

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