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Point Lobos State Reserve, Carmel

Categories: Beaches, Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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4.9/5 based on 3,000+ reviews on the web
Appreciate the pristine natural landscape and thriving habitat of the California coast at Point Lobos State Reserve. The nature reserve is home to hundreds of native animal and plant species on and off shore, and is an ideal location for hiking, diving, and bird watching. Enjoy panoramic views from the shore of the Pacific coast as you spot sea lions, harbor seals, and orcas, or hike through the lush vegetation on one of the reserve’s many foot trails for sightings of forest animals and local birds. On your way out, stop by the Whaler’s Cabin Museum to learn more about the history of whaling on the Monterey Peninsula. Put Point Lobos State Reserve at the forefront of your travel plans using our Carmel trip generator.
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  • a lot of very nice view reserved one can easily spend a day on-site think to bring your picnic no problems to park you can choose in function of the time that you have the circuit you want to do
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  • Even having lived on the Monterey Peninsula for a couple decades, I still make this one of favorite hikes every time I go back "home" to Monterey. The trails are varied and offer views of the Ocean an...  read more »
  • A must see in Carmel. Beautiful views, sea otters, and hiking trails. We had a picnic lunch here as well as doing a long hike. Loved this place. 
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