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Piedras Blancas Lightstation Photo: beautiful picture of the historic Piedras Blancas Lighthouse against a bright blue sky with the American flag waving proudly out front. .


Piedras Blancas Lighthouse Light Station Photo: Beautiful photograph of the Piedras Light House natural area taken along the highway on this scenic Big Sur Pacific Coast Highway 1 Drive Photo Tour road trip mile 6; click for the larger free gorgeous northern San Luis Obispo California coastal icon Piedras Blancas Lighthouse photo image.
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Information: Beautiful functional interesting architecture in a wonderful natural setting, an icon of the southern Big Sur Area: The Piedras Blancas Light House or Light Station, has been designated “Piedras Blancas Light Station Outstanding Natural Area”. Tours are offered year around Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday mornings from September 1 - June 14 and rom June 15 - August 31 tours are offered Monday through Saturday. Sometimes special twilight and whale watching tours are offered too; parking for tours is at the defunct Piedras Blancas Motel 1.5 miles north of the light house on PCH 1.
Near Points of Interest: The road trip just left Elephant Seal Rookery and behind is also the unbelievable historic residence of William Randolph Hearst (Hearst Castle®) and the quaint vintage old San Simeon Village and the abandoned Piedras Blancas Motel is a 1 1/2 miles ahead and the wonderful Ragged Point Inn Resort is only about 9 scenic miles north on the Pacific Coast Highway 1.
Beach Access and Day Use Parks & Picnic Areas: 9 miles north on scenic Pacific Coast Highway 1 is the best picnic spot on the California Central Coast, the Ragged Point Inn and Resort or William Randolph Hearst State Beach is back 5 miles. There is also beach access and chemical toilets at the abandoned Piedras Blancas Motel 1 1/2 miles ahead.
Near places to Eat: The Ragged Point 9 miles north on PCH 1 offers many options for places to eat (a sit down restaurant, hotdog/hamburger stand, espresso coffee/wine/beer/desert bar, and Joe's Mini Mart with a microwave) and just 6 miles back south is Sebastian's General Store and Cafe in old San Simeon; they feature Hearst Ranch free range grass fed beef and have a Hearst Ranch Wine tasting room too, taste the local flavors! Back about 6 miles also are Hearst Castle California State Historical Monument concessions which offer fast food, hamburgers deli sandwiches, espresso and more...
Near Hotel Lodgings & Resorts: 9 miles north is the Ragged Point Inn, 11 miles south is San Simeon Acres, motels line both side of the highway for about half a mile, of these Best Western Cavalier Oceanfront Resort is the best choice.
Near Campgrounds: 22 miles north on PCH 1 is Treebones Yurt Resort camping south about 12 miles is San Simeon Creek Campground.
History & Museums: This historic lighthouse north of Hearst Castle began operations in 1875 and is now under the care of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management. Official U.S. Bureau of Land Management website for Piedras Blancas Light Station.. The large population of shore birds is responsible for its name, the Spanish explorers named it after the white bird guano covered giant rocks, “Piedras Blancas,” in English “White Rocks”. More Piedras Blancas history; www.piedrasblancas.org/... The property is behind a locked gate but tours are offered year around and it is worth your time you should include a light station tour in your road trip plans. www.blm.gov/.../tours.html Telephone: (805) 927-2968; Special Group Tour Arrangements : (805)927-7361
Gasoline, Public Restrooms, Supplies: There are chemical toilets at the abandoned Piedras Blancas Motel about a 1 1/2 miles north and there is gasoline ($$$$$) and public restrooms at Ragged Point about 9 miles north on the Pacific Coast Highway 1. Heading south on PCH public restrooms are available at several locations in San Simeon which is 6 miles; gasoline and more restrooms are available in Cambria which is 13 miles.
Other Facilities, Services or Activities: The closest anything is the defunct Piedras Blancas Motel where there is parking, beach access and chemical toilets; the abandoned Piedras Blancas Motel is 1 1/2 miles ahead north up PCH followed by Ragged Point 10 miles north or or south is San Simeon and William Randolph Hearst State Beach which are back PCH 6 miles.



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Official Piedras Blancas
Lighthouse Website
Visit official website of the Piedras Blancas Lighthouse Association nonprofit orginization www.piedrasblancas.org.
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  • Light Station Telephone: (805) 927-2968; Special Tour Arrangements: (805)927-7361
  • Distance from San Simeon CA: 6 miles; Mileage to Carmel: 83 miles
  • Scenic Big Sur Pacific Coast Highway 1 Mile Marker: SLO 63.4
  • Latitude & Longitude: Lat N35° 39.69 Lon W121° 17.46
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