Point Bonita Lighthouse
Point Bonita today is part of the largest urban national park in the United States, the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. A secret jewel of the Bay Area, Point Bonita is still an active lighthouse. The U.S. Coast Guard maintains the lighthouse and the National Park Service provides access to visitors.
Point Bonita Lighthouse is reached by a half mile trail that is very steep in parts. Discover Point Bonita's wild landscape, geology and fascinating history. The tunnel halfway to the lighthouse is open only during visiting hours: Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Tips and Highlights
Check out Transit 511.org for MUNI 76 Service on Sundays and holidays.
From the North
″ Take Hwy 101 southbound.
From the South
″ Take Hwy 101 northbound across the Golden Gate Bridge.
Directions to Point Bonita Lighthouse
″ On Bunker Road, pass through one way Baker-BarryTunnel.
For more information
Marin Headlands Visitor Center
Did You Know?
Graywacke sandstone is a common rock at Golden Gate and was deposited on the deep sea floor by underwater landslides called turbidites.