Pigeon Point Light Station State Historic Park General Plan

Located on a rocky promontory along California’s Central Coast, Pigeon Point Light Station State Historic Park is an important historic landmark and recreational destination. Best known for the Nationally Registered, 115-foot historic lighthouse, the park serves approximately 150,000 visitors annually. The site offers breathtaking coastal views with opportunities to whale watch and observe marine creatures and habitats. The park includes a limited trail network along the bluff and informal beach access points. The on-site hostel, operating within the former Lighthouse Keepers’ Dwellings, offers low-cost accommodations. The lighthouse is currently operational but temporarily closed to public due to structural concerns. PlaceWorks is working with State Parks to develop the first General Plan for the park to provide a long-range vision for the park. The planning process includes a comprehensive resource inventory focusing on public access, coastal conditions, and historic preservation. Local stakeholders actively participate by providing insightful feedback. The consultant team developed a project website where potential park users can identify their needs and priorities. The PlaceWorks team is completed an IS/MND in addition to the General Plan.