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  • The Lighthouse Keeper Family

    Help continue the preservation, restoration, and operation of our beautiful Light Station by joining our family!


  • Lighthouse History

    Learn how the dream of The Point San Luis Lighthouse became reality.

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  • Host your event

    Create your own remarkable memories at the Lighthouse by hosting your own event.

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  • A Trolley In Time

    Travel back in time in our classic trolley to the historic Light Station Park.

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  • Trail Hiking

    Take a guided hike to the Lighthouse along the scenic Pecho Coast Trail.

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Discover the Lighthouse

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Lighthouse Trolley tours

Travel back in time in our classic trolley and docent led tour to the historic Light Station Park.

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Make Merry at the Lighthouse

Signature Events & Group Tours

Join us for our annual Signature Event fundraisers, or bring a special group of your very own.

Upcoming Events

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Host Your Event

Create your own remarkable memories a the Lighthouse, available for Weddings and Special Occasions.

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Hike the Trail

Take a docent guided hike to the lighthouse offered by PG&E. Space is limited.

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Wonder of Wonders

The Point San Luis Lighthouse Keepers welcome you to the beautifully restored Point San Luis Light Station. This historic park, built in 1890, is your opportunity to travel back in time to an era of steamships and horsedrawn carriages. Our weekly guided tours not only give you a glimpse into the lives of Lighthouse Keepers and their families, but also help us to keep our jewel of the Central Coast preserved and protected.

Trolley Tours

Travel back in time in our classic trolley to the historic Light Station Park. Tours are every Wednesday at 12 PM and Saturday at 12 PM, 1 PM, and 2 PM. Fares include travel on the trolley to the Lighthouse and a Docent led interpretive tour of the grounds and restored buildings.

For Reservations (click for reservation), or call (855) 533-7843.

Ways to visit the Lighthouse

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Trolley Tours

Discover the Point San Luis Lighthouse through our weekly trolley tours - rain or shine, year round.

Cost: $20/Adults $15/Children (ages 3-12)

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Pecho Coast Trail Hike

Explore the gorgeous, scenic coastline to the lighthouse on a 3 mile guided hike hosted by PG&E. For reservations and more information please call PG&E (805-541-TREK) or visit their website.

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Availa Beach Paddlesports - Kayak Adventure Tour

Kayak Adventure

Take a kayak adventure to the lighthouse with an Avila Beach Paddlesports guided tour.  For reservations and more information please visit Avila Beach Paddlesports website.

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Board Members

  • John Lindsey

  • Stew Jenkins

    Vice President
  • Andrew Merriam

  • Midori Feldman


Members At Large

  • Barton Dennen

  • Joe Bradbury

  • Jim Ellsworth

  • Diane Jenkins

  • Ed Taintor

  • Lance Kinney

  • Dave Congalton


  • Kristi Balzer

    Executive Director
  • Deborah Foughty

    Volunteer and Membership Coordinator