Hearst San Simeon State Historical Monument

Hearst San Simeon State Historical Monument


Location:On Highway 1, halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco.
Facilities:Historic structures/museums, visitor center, exhibits, gift shops, food service, picnic area, restrooms (é).
Activities:Guided tours.
Special Features:The famous "Castle" was designed by noted architect Julia Morgan and built by William Rudolph Hearst between 1919 and 1947. It includes a 115-room main house, guest houses, theater, tennis courts, pools, and 127 acres of gardens, terraces, and walkways. It remains as Hearst left it, furnished with fabulous antiquities and artwork. More than a million visitors a year tour Hearst Castle®.
Address:750 Hearst Castle Rd
San Simeon, CA 93452

Phone:805-927-2020
Phone: 800-444-4445;
Web: www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=591
Size: 209 acres.

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He has worked as a state park ranger at Hearst San Simeon State Historical Monument and was unit ranger in charge of the State Indian Museum in Sacramento.