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Point Sur Lighthouse is a lightstation at Point Sur 24. 6 miles (39. 6 km) south of Monterey, California at the peak of the 361-foot (110 m) rock at the head of the point. It was established in 1889 and is part of Point Sur State Historic Park. The light house is 40 feet (12 m) tall and 270 feet (82 m) above sea level. As of 2016, and for the foreseeable future the light is still in operation as an essential aid to navigation. Point Sur is the only complete turn-of-the-20th-century lightstation open to the public in California. Three-hour walking tours guided by volunteers are available on Wednesdays and weekends throughout the year.

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Nearby Locations:

Little Sur River Beach (2 miles)
Bixby Creek Bridge (4.5 miles)
Castle Rock Viewpoint (4.6 miles)
Lookout Trail Viewpoint (15.9 miles)
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park (15.9 miles)
McWay Cove (16.3 miles)
McWay Falls (16.4 miles)
Cannery Row (21.4 miles)
Pinnacles National Park (42 miles)
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk (45.9 miles)
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Point Sur Lighthouse, Monterey
Monterey, California 93940

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