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Piedras Blancas Light Station

Outstanding Natural Area - California

Piedras Blancas Light Station Outstanding Natural Area is part of the California Coastal National Monument. It is located at Point Piedras Blancas, about 5.5 miles (8.9 km) west by northwest of San Simeon, California. The Lighthouse was first illuminated in 1875 and today beckons the visitor for respite from the modern world. The Light Station is named for the distinctive white rocks that loom just offshore. These rocks and the rugged shoreline are home to seabirds, sea lions and elephant seals. Over 70 native plant species can be found on the 19 acres surrounding the Light Station. Access to Piedras Blancas is by guided tours only. Tours are offered year round, and feature cultural and natural history, as well as spectacular scenery.

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Visitor Map of Piedras Blancas Light Station Outstanding Natural Area (ONA) in California. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).Piedras Blancas Light Station - Visitor Map

Visitor Map of Piedras Blancas Light Station Outstanding Natural Area (ONA) in California. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

Vintage 1947 USGS 1:250000 map of San Luis Obispo in California. Published by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).Vintage USGS - San Luis Obispo - 1947

Vintage 1947 USGS 1:250000 map of San Luis Obispo in California. Published by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

Vintage 1948 USGS 1:250000 map of Santa Cruz in California. Published by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).Vintage USGS - Santa Cruz - 1948

Vintage 1948 USGS 1:250000 map of Santa Cruz in California. Published by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

brochures

Junior Explorer Activity Book for Piedras Blancas Light Station Outstanding Natural Area (NA) part of the California Coastal National Monument (NM) in California. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).Piedras Blancas Light Station - Junior Explorer

Junior Explorer Activity Book for Piedras Blancas Light Station Outstanding Natural Area (NA) part of the California Coastal National Monument (NM) in California. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

Map and Guide of California Coastal National Monument (NM) in California. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).California Coastal - Map and Guide

Map and Guide of California Coastal National Monument (NM) in California. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

Junior Explorer Activity Book for California Coastal National Monument (NM) in California. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).California Coastal - Junior Explorer

Junior Explorer Activity Book for California Coastal National Monument (NM) in California. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

Brochure of Point Arena-Stornetta Unit at California Coastal National Monument (NM) in California. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).California Coastal - Point Arena-Stornetta Unit (mobile)

Brochure of Point Arena-Stornetta Unit at California Coastal National Monument (NM) in California. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

Brochure of Point Arena-Stornetta Unit at California Coastal National Monument (NM) in California. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).California Coastal - Point Arena-Stornetta Unit

Brochure of Point Arena-Stornetta Unit at California Coastal National Monument (NM) in California. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

Brochure of Palos Verdes Peninsula at California Coastal National Monument (NM) in California. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).California Coastal - Palos Verdes Peninsula

Brochure of Palos Verdes Peninsula at California Coastal National Monument (NM) in California. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

Brochure of Trinidad Gateway at California Coastal National Monument (NM) in California. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).California Coastal - Trinidad Gateway

Brochure of Trinidad Gateway at California Coastal National Monument (NM) in California. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

Brochure for Freshwater Fishing in California. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).BLM California - Freshwater Fishing

Brochure for Freshwater Fishing in California. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

Piedras Blancas Light Station ONA https://www.blm.gov/programs/national-conservation-lands/california/piedras-blancas-light-station https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piedras_Blancas_Light_Station Piedras Blancas Light Station Outstanding Natural Area is part of the California Coastal National Monument. It is located at Point Piedras Blancas, about 5.5 miles (8.9 km) west by northwest of San Simeon, California. The Lighthouse was first illuminated in 1875 and today beckons the visitor for respite from the modern world. The Light Station is named for the distinctive white rocks that loom just offshore. These rocks and the rugged shoreline are home to seabirds, sea lions and elephant seals. Over 70 native plant species can be found on the 19 acres surrounding the Light Station. Access to Piedras Blancas is by guided tours only. Tours are offered year round, and feature cultural and natural history, as well as spectacular scenery.

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