Coast Guard Pier, Monterey

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  • Seeing the sea lions close up on the rocks is better than going to a zoo, Always seems to to be something going on. This is a free fun experience. The pier is a short walk from Fisherman;s Wharf.  more »
  • I love going to Monterey . Getting to see the sea lions sun bathing on the beach is definately exciting. or seeing sea otters so close eating their meals while they float on their backs by rocks of th...  more »
  • I live in Monterey now, and this is still one of my favorite places. If I have 15 minutes between errands I come down to see what the Sea Lions are doing, or if an otter is feeding near the rocks. It'...  more »
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  • Lots and lots of sea lions plus the occasional seal. Quite some seabirds too. Nice walk with great view of the bay
  • Relax and enjoy the beach. You can have a beer also.
  • Very good place to spot seals and sea lions!
  • Great spot to see California Sea Lions in the open area
  • Great spot to get up close to the seals and other critters laying around on the rocks and in the water.