Point Bonita was the first light station on the West Coast to have a fog signal, and it was the last one in California to be automated and destaffed. It is reached by a unique suspension bridge. The National Park Service opened the station to the public in 1984.
Jeremy D’Entremont is the author of more than 20 books and hundreds of articles on lighthouses and maritime history. He is the president and historian for the American Lighthouse Foundation and founder of Friends of Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouses, and he has lectured and narrated cruises throughout the Northeast and in other regions. He is also the producer and host of the U.S. Lighthouse Society podcast, “Light Hearted.” He can be emailed at Jeremy@uslhs.org