Point Sur Lighthouse turns 128 in Big Sur.
Pt. Sur lighthouse and its supporting lightstation buildings, now a California State Historic Park, stand atop a dramatic volcanic rock just off-shore in Big Sur, California. This historic aid-to-navigation has a modern aero-beacon which still guides ships along the treacherous Central California Coast. On the National Register of Historic Places and a California landmark, Pt. Sur can be visited by guided walking tours year round.
Former Naval Facility Tours
The former Point Sur Naval Facility is now open for walking tours. It is the only remaining complete, stand alone (SOSUS) Naval Facility (from the Cold War) on the West Coast. As part of the Point Sur State Historic Park, restoration is begining and limited access is possible.
Docents will share the formerly top-secret mission of the base and how the base worked.
The California Department of Public Health developed directives regarding COVID-19. State Parks is
Former Naval Facility Information
Effective March 1st, 2022
Pursuant to the California Department of Public Health new mask mandate.
No masks are required regardless of vaccination status at Pt Sur Lighthouse and the Former Naval Facility.
Tours are limited to 40 Visitors.
First come, first served.