Lighthouses of California

Information about lighthouses in California.
California Lighthouse: Trinidad Memorial
Trinidad Head Memorial Lighthouse
Photo Credit: Robert Holmes / California Tourism

Pigeon Point Light Station
California state historic park located on a cliff off the central coast of California. The Pigeon Point Lighthouse is 115 tall, making it one of the tallest lighthouses in the United States. It was lit for the first time at sunset on November 15, 1872.

Point Reyes Lighthouse

California Lighthouses by Name

- Alcatraz Island Lighthouse (1909) San Francisco Bay
- Anacapa Island Lighthouse (1932) Channel Islands
- Anu Nuevo Island Light Station

- Battery Point Lighthouse (1856) Battery Point Island

- Cape Mendocino Lighthouse (1868) Moved from coast to Shelter Cove)
- Carquinez Straight Lighthouse (1910)

- East Brother Island Lighthouse (1874) San Pablo Bay

Farallon Island Lighthouse (1855) Southeast Farallon Island
Fort Point Lighthouse (1864) San Francisco Harbor Entrance

Humboldt Harbor Lighthouse

- Lime Point Lighthouse San Francisco Bay Entrance
- Long Beach Shoreline Village Lighthouse
- Los Angeles Harbor Lighthouse (1913) San Pedro Breakwater

- Mile Rocks Lighthouse (betweem GG Bridge and the Cliff House)

- Oakland Harbor Lighthouse (1903) Oakland Harbor Entrance

Piedras Blancas Lighthouse (1879) San Simeon Bay North Entrance
Pigeon Point Light Station (1872) San Francisco Bay Southern Approach
Point Arguello Lighthouse
Point Arena Lighthouse (1908) Two miles north of Point Arena
Point Blunt Lighthouse (1956) Angel Island, San Francisco Bay
Point Bonita Lighthouse (1877) San Francisco bay Entrance
Point Cabrillo Lighthouse (1909) Between Point Arena and Cape Mendocino)
Point Conception Lighthouse (1882) Santa Barbara Channel
Point Diablo Lighthouse
Point Fermin Lighthouse (1874) San Pedro Harbor
Point Hueneme Lighthouse (1941) Santa Barbara Channel
Point Knox Lighthouse
Point Loma Lighthouse, New (1891) South end of Point Loma
Point Loma Lighthouse, Old (1855) South end of Point Loma
Point Montara Lighthouse (1928) Southern Approach to SF Bay
Point Pinos Lighthouse (1855) South Entrance to Monterey Bay
Point Reyes Lighthouse (1870) Gulf of the Farallones
Point Sur Lighthouse (1889) Moro Rock, Big Sur District
Point Vicente Lighthouse (1926) Palos Verdes, N of LA Harbor
Punta Gorda Lighthouse (1912) 12 miles S of Cape Mendocino

- Relief Lightship National Historic Landmark

- Saint George Reef Lighthouse (1892) Six miles off Point St. George
- San Luis Obispo Lighth Station (1890) Port Harford, SLO Bay / to be museum
- Santa Barbara Lighthouse
- Santa Cruz Lighthouse Field State Beach
- Santa Cruz Breakwater Lighthouse
Southampton Shoals Lighthouse (1905) Moved from SF Harbor

- Table Bluff Lighthouse (1892) Moved from Humboldt Harbor
- Trinidad Head Lighthouse (1871) Trinidad Harbor
- Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse

Yerba Buena Island Lighthouse (1875) Goat Island, SF Bay

California Lighthouse Resources

NPS List of Historic California Light Stations

Lighthouse Friends: California Lighthouses Directory

Rudy and Alice: California Lighthouses Directory

See also
Natural Attractions in California
More California Attractions
California Travel Guide

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