Harbor is the only protected harbor between San Francisco and Santa Cruz.
The sandy cove where the harbor is located was once used as a whaling
station by Portuguese sailors. The harbor's breakwaters were completed
in 1961 to provide additional protection from the waves.
of Princeton is a commercial fishing and boat building center. Located
off Capistrano Rd, the Johnson Pier is popular for fishing and also offers
charter fishing boats, whale watching trips, a picnic area, boat ramp,
dinghy hoist, and several seafood restaurants. Facilities include wheelchair
information, call (415) 728-3377.
Point Harbor as seen from the parking lot looking south.
harbor is 49 miles North of Santa Cruz, and 22 miles South of San
Francisco off Hwy.1