Operational Changes Took Effect on May 1
The Lighthouse Visitor Center is now only open Fridays through Mondays; closed Tuesdays through Thursdays, including Thanksgiving. The Kenneth C. Patrick Visitor Center will be closed through late December, reopening weekends and holidays on December 28. More »
Visitor Center Winter Hours
Visitor Center Winter Hours took effect on Sunday, November 3, 2013. More »
Multimedia Presentations: Science Behind the Scenery
The following Quicktime videos are from the Pacific Coast Science and Learning Center's 2004 "Science Behind the Scenery" DVD. These videos are available as either "Low" resolution videos (compressed to 12 frames per second with a screen size of 240 pixels x 180 pixels) for those with slower connections, or as "Medium" resolution videos (compressed to 15 frames per second with a screen size of 320 pixels x 240 pixels) for those with faster connections.
Did You Know?
40 percent of all debris items picked up during California Coastal Cleanup Days are cigarette butts. In 2008, volunteers picked up over 340,000 of them in only three hours. 2008 was the 24th straight year in which cigarette butts were the most numerous debris item picked up. More...