Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve, Moss Landing

(4.6/5 based on 190+ reviews on the web)
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  • Due to floods, we had to be pretty determined to find our way, but it was well worth while. A great array of shore and land birds seen during a lovely two mile walk  more »
  • Wonderful area to view local birds, sea otters and other sea life. Nice nature center and very knowledgeable staff. Well worth one's time to become acquainted with the wetlands.  more »
  • We spent half a day kayaking on Elkhorn Slough. We packed lunches and were surrounded by a plethora of marine life. It's almost too good to be true, and as beautiful as Northern California gets, and t...  more »
  • I had the opportunity to go kayaking down the Elkhorn Slough. It was a truly amazing experience. I was able see so many pelicans and otters. If you are at all interested in Marine Biology or even just like looking at cute otters, this is a great place to go. I went with "Kayak Connection".
  • Great place to take a nice easy hike and see some wildlife.
  • We saw 61 otters, hundreds of sea lions and several species of birds- 31 I think. The crew of the safari was helpful, energetic and knowledgeable. Plus they provided us worth hot coffee and oatmeal raisen cookies! Awesome time!
  • Nice hiking trails with good views
  • Easy trails and nice scenery