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Punta Gorda Lighthouse, CA

Bureau of Land Management

Punta Gorda Lighthouse

Located along the Lost Coast in the King Range National Conservation Area, the Punta Gorda fog station began operating on June 22, 1888, and the lighthouse on January 15, 1912. Isolated and lonely, the...[more]

Address

Arcata Field Office
1695 Heindon Road
Arcata, CA 95521
Phone: 707-825-2300
Email:bcann@blm.gov

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Directions

From Eureka, travel, 10 miles south on U.S. Highway 101 to the Ferndale exit. Proceed 5 miles on County Road 211 to Main Street in Ferndale. Follow Main Street approximately 1 mile to its end. Turn right on Ocean Street, then immediately left on Wildcat Road. Continue 45 miles to Petrolia. Turn right on Lighthouse Road and travel 5 miles to Mattole Campground. The Lost Coast Trail begins at the Mattole information kiosk, and leads south 3 miles to the lighthouse.

Activities
  • HIKING HIKING
  • HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE
  • HORSEBACK RIDING HORSEBACK RIDING
  • PICNICKING PICNICKING
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING WILDLIFE VIEWING
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