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The Bay Area Sights

Point Bonita Lighthouse

  • Nautical Site/Lighthouse

Updated 05/02/2014

Fodor's Review

At the end of Conzelman Road, in the southern headlands, is the Point Bonita Lighthouse, a restored beauty that still guides ships to safety with its original 1855 refractory lens. Half the fun of a visit is the steep ½-mile walk from the parking area down to the lighthouse, which takes you through a rock tunnel and across a suspension bridge. Signposts along the way detail the bravado of surfmen, as the early lifeguards were called, and the tenacity of the "wickies,"

the first keepers of the light.

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Sight Information

Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Sat.–Mon. 12:30–3:30

Updated 05/02/2014

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