The Bay Area Sights

Point Bonita Lighthouse

  • Nautical Site/Lighthouse

Published 05/25/2016

Fodor's Review

A restored beauty that still guides ships to safety with its original 1855 refractory lens, the lighthouse anchors the southern headlands. Half the fun of a visit is the steep ½-mile walk from the parking area through a rock tunnel, across a suspension bridge, and down to the lighthouse. 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.

Sight Information


End of Conzelman Rd., , California, 94965, United States

Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Sat.–Mon. 12:30–3:30

Published 05/25/2016


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