Piedras Blancas, San Simeon

4.8
#2 of 10 in Beaches in San Luis Obispo County
Beach · Wildlife Area
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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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  • We stopped here on the way to our motel in San Simeon and saw a small group of molting elephant seals. It was a welcome rest and an interesting and unusual sight. But honestly, unless you live... 
    We stopped here on the way to our motel in San Simeon and saw a small group of molting elephant seals. It was a welcome rest and an interesting and unusual sight. But honestly, unless you live...  more »
  • Always an amazing site to see!! We visit often and this weekend there are large males on the beach molting and practice battling. Just a month ago during Memorial Day weekend, there were hundreds... 
    Always an amazing site to see!! We visit often and this weekend there are large males on the beach molting and practice battling. Just a month ago during Memorial Day weekend, there were hundreds...  more »

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