spring forward


“Spring forward” today with the colorful landscapes of the Piedras Blancas Light Station Outstanding Natural Area!

The Piedras Blancas Light Station is a historic landmark on California’s central coast. Located on a windswept point of land along scenic Highway One, the Lighthouse was first illuminated in 1875.

The Light Station is named for the distinctive white rocks just offshore. These rocks, and the rugged shoreline, are home to seabirds, sea lions and elephant seals. Over 70 native plant species can be found on the 19 acres surrounding the Light Station.

The BLM manages the Piedras Blancas Light Station as a historic park and wildlife sanctuary. Tours of Piedras Blancas are offered year round, and feature cultural and natural history as well as spectacular scenery.