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 .
Point Lobos Reviews
We were here on a lovely Autumn day. Absolutely one of the most enjoyable walks we've enjoyed in a long time. We probably walked about 6 miles mostly along the incredible coastline. While there weren'... more »
We had already driven up the gorgeous coast and spent two days in Big Sur, so I was reluctant to stop, but Point Lobos offered absolutely beautiful views on very short hikes. We took the Cypress Grove... more »
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