By Lynda VeArd, Florida Lighthouse Association
January 5, 2009
ALLIGATOR REEF LIGHTHOUSE - Islamorada, FL24 51 06 N
80 37 06 W
Characteristics: Four-group flashing white every 60-seconds with two red sectors.
Height: 150 feet
Lens: Original: Revolving 1st order Fresnel lens. Present: Vega VRB-25 rotating beacon; RACON. Focal Plane: 136 feet.
- Operated by: United States Coast Guard
- Visit Status: Closed to public,
- 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.