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Monterey, CA 652 Cannery Row, Monterey, California 93940
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  • Point Lobos State Reserve at California
Point Pinos Lighthouse
Point Pinos Lighthouse
Category: Attractions
80 Asilomar Ave, Pacific Grove, California, 93950 831-648-5722

History Lights The Way at Point Pinos Lighthouse

Point Pinos Lighthouse is the oldest continuously operating lighthouse on the West Coast, leading mariners to safety off the rocky shores of the Monterey Peninsula since 1855. Today in addition to informative tours, the lighthouse aids navigation operations by the United States Coast Guard, which during World War II officially took over operations of Point Lobos Lighthouse. Pacific Grove's city government is currently restoring the lighthouse, in collaboration with the Heritage Society of Pacific Grove.



  • Weddings
  • Private events
  • Receptions


  • Lighthouse tours
  • Docent on hand to answer questions
  • Group tours available


  • Does the lighthouse provide tours to the public?

    No reservations are required. However, group tours may be arranged by calling 831-646-3176 or by emailing
  • Can I rent the lighthouse for My Event?

    The Point Pinos Lighthouse grounds are available for events like a business gathering, family reunion, or wedding for up to 100 people. Receptions can be held at the adjacent Point Pinos Grill. Event bookings are administered through the City of Pacific Grove.

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