COVID-19 Response

Following guidance from the California Department of Public Health and local public health authorities, we are increasing public access and services in a phased approach at Hearst Castle®/Hearst San Simeon State Historical Monument®. Before visiting, please review the COVID-19/FAQ tab on the home page. There you will find information and frequently asked questions regarding your trip to Hearst Castle. Updates about the overall Department of Parks and Recreation response to COVID-19, including safety information, are posted on parks.ca.gov. For more information from the San Luis Obispo County Public Health Department click readyslo.org

Hearst Castle tours and the Visitor Center is currently closed. When we reopen, advanced reservations will be required to visit Hearst Castle and/or the Visitor Center

When you tour Hearst Castle, you’re embarking on an unforgettable experience—one that’s truly unlike any other. After you decide which guided tours you want to reserve, let us help you plan your trip to Hearst Castle, by offering helpful suggestions and tips—like how to get here, where to stay, and other things to do and see while visiting in the area.