Piedras Blancas, San Simeon

#2 of 9 in Beaches in San Luis Obispo County
Beach · Nature / Park
Take in ocean views, spot elephant seals, and check out an historical lighthouse at Piedras Blancas. Use the signs along the viewing areas to guide yourself or take a guided tour that provides information about the lighthouse's history, fishing and wildlife in the area, and the scenery. A boardwalk provides easy access from the large parking lot to areas for viewing elephant-seals and other wildlife. Reserve your place in advance if you want to take the tour, and be prepared for windy weather. Make Piedras Blancas a part of your San Simeon vacation plans using our San Simeon trip tool.
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  • This is one of those experiences that one remembers for years and years. The site, itself, in addition to the nature study, is a testament to man's commitment to others...it's worth all the time you.....  more »
  • Stopped en route to Santa Cruz from Morro Bay. What an awesome sight! Very cool to see elephant seals so close by. A volunteer spoke with us and shared great information. Well worth a visit!  more »

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