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Point Vicente Lighthouse

31550 Palos Verdes Drive, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
+1 310-541-0334
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31550 Palos Verdes Drive, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
+1 310-541-0334
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Point Vicente Lighthouse is another nice place to stop and appreciate the ocean front and learn a little more about the areas history.

Thank buffalojim67
Reviewed 16 August 2017

The view is unbelievable. Unfortunately we were unable to access the lighthouse itself as it was closed.

Thank Melissa K
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This lighthouse is beautifully situated but in my experience is only open on Saturdays from 10-2pm. So plan your visit accordingly! There is a lovely museum a short walk away that is worth a visit and has docents greeting visitors and explaining all manner of...More

Thank diana95426
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Great place to bring the whole family. Pack a lunch and enjoy the beautiful view. The interpret center is great for the kids

Thank Kathy Svic S
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Well....on the trails in Terranea, we came upon this view of the lighthouse....just amazing....the trail goes along the ocean side f the property and offers exercise and extraordinary views of the ocean and wildlife...the lighthouse was a welcome extra!

Thank robertjk520
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We took our 6-year-old son to check out the lighthouse. The lighthouse itself was a cool experience and something to see, but the view from the surrounding bluffs was breath-taking. The cool air breeze, the miles of kelp patties, and the waves crashing on the...More

Thank realmattwalker
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Its an old Lighthouse on Palos Verdes with beautiful views straight out of a painting. The area is perfect for a little picnic and gets a little nippy at dusk. With the lighthouse in background ,photos exude an old world charm. There is a good...More

Thank tinss
Reviewed 11 July 2017

A great point on the California Coast to visit, especially during whale season. This is a place where they count the whales going between Catalina and the point. Great views, picnic tables, and hiking trails.

Thank OCinnamon
Reviewed 7 June 2017

The Point Vicente Lighthouse is on a beautiful stretch of coastline and the adjoining parks have wonderful opportunities for whale watching. While access is restricted to the lighthouse compound itself, you can observe its simple beauty from a few hundred feet away. This is an...More

Thank Quintin K
Reviewed 6 June 2017

The views from this area are picture perfect. We even got to see some whales going up the coast. There were flowers everywhere and the area was so well kept. The museum was clean, well organized, and informative; depicting the local history. It was very...More

Thank Jessica R
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10 September 2016|
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Response from May L | Reviewed this property |
No, it's pretty easy. It's also wheelchair accessible.
7 October 2015|
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Response from VEC24 | Reviewed this property |
According to the San Vincente lighthouse website, the tower is currently closed for maintenance. It looks like they are still doing tours of the grounds. I would contact the facility via email for updates, especially if... More