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Point Bonita Lighthouse

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Point Bonita today is part of the largest urban national park in the United States, the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. A secret jewel of the Bay Area, Point Bonita is still an active lighthouse. The U.S. Coast Guard maintains the lighthouse...more
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Reviewed 8 November 2018

We we having lunch in Sausalito and heard the waitress talking about this attraction. Since we had a couple of hours to kill, we decided to give it a try. When we arrived, we know it would be a walk but we were prepared for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 855richardl
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

A must see attraction! The park ranger was good in providing vital information before the park opened (history of the lighthouse).

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BalpreetHarvi
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

This was such a beautiful spot, hidden away on a secluded cliff and across 2 suspension bridges. The lighthouse is in full working order, you cannot go up to the light but can go inside and view a small exhibition. The lighthouse is only open...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank pauliet1984
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

If you arrived at the Golden gate you can push another little bit and you can reach this really nice place. It is interesting how it is made and the way to pass is funny, a little cave in the rock and a really funny...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank marco-anni
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Once you’re at the bottom of the stairs it’s nice. The light is tucked into the cliff side to protect from high winds and get below the fog. Be warned it’s a hike up all those stairs.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank TravelinSuz
Reviewed 20 August 2018

This is a great way to get and close to a great lighthouse.It is only open for 3 hours on a Sunday. recommend getting there early so you are ahead of the crowd.Easy to get to with nearby parking.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Peter C
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We loved the visit. Got to see some seals! We were very lucky to have a clear, sunny wonderful day, which is unusual. On a clear day, go for it.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank F2821KRcarolinar
Reviewed 5 July 2018

My wife and I have visited this lighthouse several times in years past, but not for over a dozen years, and we forgot about the very limited hours it is open. They are currently posted as Sunday and Monday 12:30-3:30 pm, but I see that...More

Date of experience: August 2017
6  Thank AnnArborMiBob
Reviewed 23 June 2018

The lighthouse itself is about average, and its hours are pretty funky (12:30 – 3:30 Sa-M), but it can also be closed these times due to weather conditions. The good news is that the drive to the lighthouse is amazing, so you can’t be too...More

Date of experience: May 2018
6  Thank IN_Travelers47906
Reviewed 2 June 2018

We carefully planned our San Francisco trip so that we could visit the lighthouse, which we had planned for years, but we were always there at the wrong time. Now we came there on a Monday, as their official homepage said they would be open...More

Date of experience: April 2018
4  Thank tirakatz
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deborah g
20 March 2017|
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Response from anlof9 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for taking so long to answer! It's steep in one part, but definitely doable at a slow pace. It is paved up to the tunnel entrance, the tunnel has a paved part in the middle with rocks and dirt on the sides (it's kind... More
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