Piedras Blancas, San Simeon

4.8
#2 of 9 in Beaches in San Luis Obispo County
Beach · Nature / Park
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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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  • Absolutely spectacular. I could not believe how close we could get to the elephant seals. We visited in early February so we got to see the pups and the adults starting to mate. It helped to watch... 
    Absolutely spectacular. I could not believe how close we could get to the elephant seals. We visited in early February so we got to see the pups and the adults starting to mate. It helped to watch...  more »
  • We were anxious to see the elephant seals in this area and were afraid that we might drive right by and miss seeing them. Nothing to worry about. You really can't miss this area. It is right along....  more
    We were anxious to see the elephant seals in this area and were afraid that we might drive right by and miss seeing them. Nothing to worry about. You really can't miss this area. It is right along....  more »

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