Winter conditions on the trail

Winter conditions are in effect on the lighthouse trail. Exercise caution when hiking the trail. Portions of the trail may be icy. Ice traction devices such as Yaktrax are recommended. High winds are not uncommon. Dress appropriately. Portions of trail impassible at high tide. Plan your visit

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Trail conditions: snow and slush

Heavy snowfall and wind overnight covered the trail in drifts over a foot deep. A footpath is cleared through the snow but continuing snowfall and wind may cover the path with snow again. Low-lying areas are slushy from a mix of snow and tidewater. Snow-boots recommended. Proceed

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Trail conditions: flotsam and ice

Friday’s full moon tide met heavy run-off from this week’s rainstorm. The trail was submerged under waist-deep water on Friday afternoon. Winds out of the north drove floating debris and driftwood onshore. The water receded as the tide ebbed, leaving behind flotsam and puddles on portions of

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