Point Vicente Lighthouse
Rancho Palos Verdes, California
U.S. Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team Los Angeles/Long Beach
U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary District 11sr, Division 5, Flotilla 5-9

DUE TO EXTREME WEATHER WHALE OF A DAY OPENHOUSE HAS BEEN CANCELLED LIGHTHOUSE IS CLOSED 

 
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photo of Point Vicente Lighthouse with visitors posing
  

On the 2nd Saturday of each month (except in March when it is opened on the first Saturday to coincide with Rancho Palos Verdes' Whale of a Day Festival), the U.S. Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team Los Angeles and the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary join to open Point Vicente Lighthouse for visitors.

Point Vicente is a cylindrical
style lighthouse constructed in 1926.
It is home to a third order
Fresnel Lens which
is still an active
aid to navigation.
 

       Coast Guard pilot standing in front of helicopter at Vicenteimage of Point Vicvente Fresnel LensEric Castrobran Point Vicente Light "Keeper"
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