Piedras Blancas Light Station, Cambria

4.6
#4 of 9 in Historic Sites in San Luis Obispo County
Piedras Blancas Light Station is located in Cambria. A visit to Piedras Blancas Light Station represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Cambria journey planner to plot your vacation.
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  • Just took the guided tour and learned so much about the lighthouse and the coastline it sits on. We learned the history of when it was built and the men who built it. We also learned about all the wil...  more »
  • This is a very interesting tour, you get to see parts of the coast that are breathtaking. We've taken this same tour twice, both times in September. The next time we hope to take the tour during whale...  more »
  • Once a month in the summer the light house is open for free BUT you must hike in and out -- 3 miles round trip from Elephant Seals parking lot. This is a marketing tool to raise awareness of this love...  more »
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  • Tours offer pretty views but are too long. You don't need a 2 hour tour of the grounds-- one hour is plenty, 90 minutes max. You are escorted through the whole thing, don't have permission to roam the grounds. The tour guide I had was well informed but the information provided had an antiquarian quality that provided lots of details on things like light bulbs and kerosene wicks and not enough details on the history of the area in a systematic way.
  • there are so many awesome and cute elephant seals !
  • Great tour with allot of history
  • Great viewings

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