Cape Cod’s oldest lighthouse, locally known as the Highland Light, is officially named “Cape Cod Light” on the NOAA nautical chart for the region. It sits perched 120 feet above the ocean in the Highlands of Truro. Its beam shines 174 ft. above sea level to give mariners warning of the treacherous sandbars off this shore. The Cape Cod Highland Lighthouse is a major attraction for visitors to Cape Cod. Lighthouse tour including video, gift shop. Off season tours by reservation. 48″ height requirement for children.
27 Highland Light Road, North Truro, MA, 02652
Two houses, Keeper’s house and Whistle house, located within the Cape Cod National Seashore. The Race Point properties are maintained by the Cape Cod Chapter of the American Lighthouse Foundation. The Cape Cod Chapter of the American Lighthouse Foundation is a non-profit organization made up of volunteer members whose mission is the restoration and preservation of Race Point Lighthouse, the Keeper’s house, the Whistle house, the Oil house, and Wood End and Long Point Lighthouses. Call and make a reservation to stay at Race Point. You won’t be disappointed! Many amenities, meticulously restored. Surrounded by miles of unspoiled beach with panoramic views of the ocean, rented weekly. You need your own 4-wheel drive vehicle.
PO Box 491, Race Point Beach, North Truro, MA, 02652