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Piedras Blancas Light Station

Outstanding Natural Area


Upcoming Events 

 Peek at the Past: 140th Birthday Celebration - February 14th, 2015 (Saturday)

  • The first order light at Piedras Blancas was first lit on February 15, 1875. This year we will be celebrating the 140th birthday of the lighthouse on Saturday, February 14. A special living history tour,“Peek at the Past”, will feature guides in period attire and enactors portraying life at the light station in the 1890s. This special tour is offered at the regular tour fee of $10 for adults and $5 for ages 6 through 17. 

    Tours meet at the former Piedras Blancas Motel, located 1.5 miles north of the gate to the lighthouse. Be there by 9:45. It is advisable to arrive early for this popular tour. Do not wait at the gate to the lighthouse. For more information email PiedrasBlancasTours@gmail.com or call 805-927-7361.

    See the flyer for information:

     

Sunset/Whale Watch Tour - March 14, 2015 (Saturday)

  • On Saturday March 14, 2015, Piedras Blancas Light Station will offer an opportunity to watch for whales and enjoy the sunset. The tour meets at5:30. Reservations are required! Call 805-924-1807 to reserve space for this once a year opportunity. Fee: $15 adults. Details will be given when reservations are made. 

    During March, the main gray whale herd passes Point Piedras Blancas on their migration north to feeding grounds. The March migration does not include the mothers and calves, who remain in the lagoon areas of Baja for a month or two longer.

    See the flyer for information:



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Bureau of Land Management
Bakersfield Field Office
Piedras Blancas Light Station
15950 Cabrillo Hwy
P.O. Box 129
San Simeon, CA 93452-0129
Tours: (805) 927-7361 
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Bureau of Land Management
Bakersfield Field Office
3801 Pegasus Drive
Bakersfield, CA 93308
Phone: (661) 391-6000
Fax: (661) 391-6041
Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m., M-F
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