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CANCELLED Stargazing at Pigeon Point Lighthouse

March 28th, 2020 @ 7:30pm - 10:30pm

Join a State Park Interpreter after dark to explore the night sky and learn about the history of Pigeon Point Light Station.

Telescopes will be provided by the Santa Cruz Astronomy Club, and topics include astronomy, maritime navigation, lighthouse functions, and nocturnal animals.

Bring water, snacks, and warm clothes. Meet in the picnic area.

Free event. For more information, call (650) 879-2120.

COVID-19 Update

On behalf of our partners at California State Parks, here is the latest information on the response to to protect public health and the safety of our visitors, volunteers and staff during from coronavirus/COVID-19:

• Visitor centers — including ParkStores — and historic buildings are closed.
• All guided tours, programs and large events — including elephant seal walks at Año Nuevo State Park — are canceled until further notice.
• All campgrounds in the state park system are temporarily closed.

PARKS WILL REMAIN OPEN FOR ALL OTHER ACTIVITIES such as hiking, biking, surfing, birding and relaxing. Restrooms also remain open, and visitors are advised to take soap for handwashing and alcohol-based hand sanitizers when water is not available.
We recognize the importance of visiting state parks and beaches represents an opportunity to get outdoors and enjoy fresh air with family and friends and escape from our daily routines. Visitors are reminded to practice social distancing and maintain at least six feet between other visitors and anyone who is coughing or sneezing.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause your visits. We thank you for your patience, trust and continued support. We’d also like to thank our volunteers and staff for their commitment and dedication as public servants through these challenging circumstances. For the most up-to-date information, please visit parks.ca.gov.
List of affected local visitor centers (including ParkStores) and historic buildings:


Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks


Pigeon Point Light Station State Historic Park
210 Pigeon Point Rd
Pescadero, CA 94060
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