Pigeon Point Light, Pigeon Point

Pigeon Point Light, Pigeon Point

Go to Pigeon Point Pigeon Point is one of the most prominent headlands on the California coast south of the Golden Gate, about 25 miles (40 km) northwest of Santa Cruz and 5 miles (8 km) south of Pescadero, California. The point is named for the Carrier Pigeon, a...
Cape Mendocino, Lost Coast

Cape Mendocino, Lost Coast

Go to Cape Mendocino Cape Mendocino is the westernmost point on the Lost Coast, about 210 miles (338 km) northwest of San Francisco, and 28 miles (45 km) southwest of Eureka, California. The cape was named by Spanish explorer Andrés de Urdaneta in 1565 in honor of...