Get there early to find a parking spot and avoid crowds. A nice walk/hike along the shoreline. We saw a mama seal giving birth. Great experience.
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i highly recommend visiting here when the elephant seal pups are out. we did see some seals during our visit but nowhere as many as we would have had we arranged to do the tour to see the nursery. be sure to make reservations
We were fortunate to visit on a sunny, warm day. We spent 4 fabulous hours hiking and photographing the beautiful area. It was a wonderful day. We got great fresh air and exercise and some fabulous photos too. This was far more enjoyable and scenic...More
What a wonderful park to visit. Lots of walking trails with fabulous views. Do go early, parking fills up later in the day, however you can park on the road and walk in. There are many different walks along the cliffs. You can drive through...More
Point Lobos State Reserve is the perfect place to get some exercise while enjoying beautiful views. As a 15 year old, I thoroughly enjoyed my time on the trails. Though parking is hard to come by inside the park it is free to park on...More
such an amazing place. Go early and beat the crowds. Docents are wonderful. If I lived close, a morning hike every day would be in order.
We arrived early, before the park filled up, paid our entry and parked at the southern car park. We enjoyed the full park walking route, through the wooded areas first across to the whaling station, and back along the coastal path. We enjoyed watching the...More
This park includes icon California views of the ocean and cliffs not to be missed. We parked in the lower section, close to the ocean, allowing us to hike the loop around the point easily. The whole circuit is maybe 5 miles back and forth....More