Laguna Beach, California: Pirate Tower

Norman-style 1926 concrete tower erected along cliff for spiral staircase down to beach. Closed to public; 60-ft. tall tower is picturesque along the shore.

Victoria Dr., Laguna Beach, CA
Victoria Dr. and Sunset Terrace, public stairs access down to beach, then head right/north and tower is on cliff ahead on right.
Low tide is best photo access. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Pirate Tower.

Pirate Tower

Park on the street and head down the long staircase to find this awesome tower. Watch out for big waves! Low tide is the best time to get close up.

[Trisha The Explorer, 04/04/2017]

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