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Point Lobos, Carmel

4.9
#1 of 6 in Nature in Monterey County
Must see · State Park · Nature / Park
Appreciate the pristine natural landscape and thriving habitat of the California coast at Point Lobos. 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. Arrange to visit Point Lobos and other attractions in Carmel using our Carmel trip planner.
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  • Point Lobos State Reserve is a fantastic place to enjoy the outdoor beauty of the Nor-Cal Pacific Coast. I appreciate the care taken to preserve the natural habitat, and I always enjoy walking some.....  more »
  • My family and I enjoy been at point lobos beach, we were able to enjoy, relax, walk and through the beach. My husband and I have very stressful jobs and sometimes we just need a place to relax and...  more »

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