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Of all the places that we stopped and walked or hiked, Point Lobos was by far the MOST breathing place we went. And we both agreed on that. The hikes are of all levels. The docents are so helpful and informative. We could have stayed...More
We were here October, the weather was warm and sunny, a perfect day for a hike around the Reserve. Parked up on the highway, as there was a sign saying car parks full. We walked down the entrance road into the woods, lot's of people...More
A favorite hike every time I visit Monterey. Get there early to avoid the crowds and park outside the park as there are limited spaces within the park. Bird island is enjoyable to observe and occasionally you will get to see sea otters playing about....More
Have visited here several times but there is always something new happening.
Parking can be a challenge.
The trails to the Point offer interesting foliage and plants but don’t touch any of the Poison Oak!
Lots of bird-watching, and when you get to the cliffs,...More
Plan on spending four or more hours here exploring the unique microclimates in this park. We recommend the 10am docent tour. Monterey pine forest, Monterey cypress forest, coastal scrub, rocky granite and sandstone shore, otters, seals, pelicans, etc. etc.
Although it can get a bit crowded, I am so glad we visited. It was a nice hike to the top, going past beautiful scenery with a ton of pelicans. And I loved the blue water! On our way out late afternoon, the traffic was...More
Being tourists, we ventured here to see what all the fuss was about. We're from Hawaii so had some idea what to expect. The hike wasn't what I thought it would be through a Forrest but actually more seaside. It's not strenuous at all and...More
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There's a great cafe in Carmel called the tree house. Great food and service. No food at Point Lobos. May be nice to bring trail mix and water or whatever you'd prefer to keep your energy up. We walked at least ten miles at... More
There's a great cafe in Carmel called the tree house. Great food and service. No food at Point Lobos. May be nice to bring trail mix and water or whatever you'd prefer to keep your energy up. We walked at least ten miles at Point Lobos without even knowing...