View of the Eldred Rock Lighthouse, a historic lighthouse adjacent to Lynn Canal in Alaska. It is the end of October with fresh snow on the mountains in the background. This wooden octagonal lighthouse was opened in 1905 and is 56 feet in height. The nearest city is Haines, Alaska which is reached by ferry from the south or by highway from the Yukon to the north. Historic Skagway, Alaska is also nearby. This lighthouse is in the northwestern United States of America (USA).