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The place to watch sunset

Went there to watch sunset. It was great! Could not climb the light house as we were told that it... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
texas6006
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Texas
Nice 1/2 mile walk

The sign says it’s a half mile walk but it sure doesn’t seem that long at all because the temps are... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2017
Daniel A
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Beijing, China
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Went there to watch sunset. It was great! Could not climb the light house as we were told that it is not allowed except couple of times a year. Minutes later, saw a wedding being performed atop the light house!!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank texas6006
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Well done photographic history of the lighthouse plus a restored assistant light keepers cottage, this was an interesting light house to visit. Also, they have rentable cottages on site.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank merrittm
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We really enjoyed visiting the Point Cabrillo Lighthouse. It was a nice walk down to the property and we felt like we had seen everything we wanted to in less than 2 hours. The museum in the lighthouse home provided for the families of the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Cyndy M
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Great little museum run by volunteers. Excellent collaborative restoration which has won design awards.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank C3028LImary
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Dog friendly, beautiful trails, spectacular views, we were not able to go inside the gift shop as it was closed for the day, but did look very nice

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Ediver
Reviewed 5 September 2017

There appeared to be insufficient enforcing of the "Pedestrians Only" order on the sign in front of the trail to the lighthouse and rentals.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Irene S
Reviewed 2 August 2017

The sign says it’s a half mile walk but it sure doesn’t seem that long at all because the temps are cool, the scenery is very appealing and even very elderly people had little difficulty making the hike.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We parked in the upper parking lot and walked the half mile to the lighthouse. There are several cottages where lighthouse tenders use to live. Several are available for rent. The lighthouse is still fully functional. The bottom floor used to house the generators that...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank jimkT3841HO
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Parked in the upper parking lot and toured the light house, still active by the way, and found a lovely walking trail alone the coastal edge. I believe you could go all the way to Caspar Beach, but after 1.5 miles we took a turn...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Pamela T
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Enjoyed our visit here. About a half mile walk from the parking to the Lighthouse. All the employees are volunteers, from what I could gather. Lovely views of the coastline.

Date of experience: July 2017
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