Pigeon Point Lighthouse is a lighthouse built in 1871 to guide ships on the
Pacific coast of California. It is the tallest lighthouse on the West Coast of
the United States.
thoughts: As enthusiastic photographer I always enjoy to visit this place, the
tall “classic” lighthouse, the cliff and rocks provides many picture taking
115-foot Pigeon Point Lighthouse, one of the tallest lighthouses in America,
has been guiding mariners since 1872.
lighthouse, the hotel and the land around it are under State Historic Park
protection. The lighthouse tower access is closed but the short trails
surrounding the lighthouse and hostel.
few different places to park your car near the lighthouse; From each point you
will have a different view of the lighthouse.
Watch: when approaching the lighthouse from the south there is a small road to
your right that will take you to. Over here you have a nice trail above the
Point Viewpoint Parking Lot: a small parking lot on the west side of the road
just south of the Lighthouse road. Going here to the edge of the cliff will
give you nice view of the cliff, ragged rocks in the ocean and the lighthouse.
Pigeon Point Lighthouse Hostel: Park your car near the hotel and explore the
trails surrounding the Lighthouse, go to the platform at the edge of the cliff
and enjoy the ocean view.
Point Bluffs: park along Pigeon Point road north of the Lighthouse, go to the
cliff and down to the ocean rocks. You can go north to Pistachio Beach.
miles south on hwy 1 you can find the Highway 1 Brewing Company that offer also