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
Nice view, short drive from Monterey. worth the quick stop and photo taking. After this stop continue your drive to see other wonderful views. more »
Since we are normally here for the day on a weekend, Point Lobos is always busy. Having the luxury of being here on a weekday, even if it is Friday, allowed us to finally explore this treasure in... more »
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