The Central Coast Sights

Point Sur State Historic Park

  • Park (National/State/Provincial)

Published 07/06/2016

Fodor's Review

An 1889 lighthouse at this state park still stands watch from atop a large volcanic rock. Four lighthouse keepers lived here with their families until 1974, when the light station became automated. Their homes and working spaces are open to the public only on 2½- to 3-hour ranger-led tours. Considerable walking, including up two stairways, is involved. Strollers are not allowed.

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Hwy. 1, 7 miles north of Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park, Big Sur, California, 93920, United States




Sight Details:

  • $12

Published 07/06/2016


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