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“Wonderous”

Point Lobos State Reserve
Ranked #1 of 108 things to do in Carmel
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Watch whales in winter and sea lions all year round at this Bay Area nature reserve, which offers hiking, walking, bird watching, scuba diving and magnificent views.
Thousand Oaks, California
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100 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Wonderous”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2012

Visitors to this beautiful place will not be disappointed. Simply the most scenic park on the California Coast.

Visited February 2012
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Sanibel
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25 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“A great daytime outing”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2012

We spent three marvelous hours walking very accessible trail network (some fully accessible). Fantastic views, wildlife, NO DOGS ALLOWED was a rare treat (not a prevailing view I 'm sure!). Bring a picnic lunch and dine on the rocks! Many parked outside the park and walked in to save the $10 fee or full parking areas during peak times.

Visited February 2012
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Sonoma,
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“great ocean views”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2012

Whalers Cove is a great spot. A lot of history there. It costs $10.00 or $9.00 for seniors

Visited February 2012
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Sacramento, California
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5 reviews
“Pt Lobos State Reserve So. Carmel”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2012

Great secenery and photo opportunites. Plentiful hiking trails and beautiful scenery and a museum for history buffs. Docents available and upgraded restrooms and parking along the way.

Visited February 2012
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New York City, New York
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36 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Highlight of our trip to Carmel”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2012

Absolutely beautiful views along very manageable hiking trails. My husband and I haven't done much hiking before but we were very comfortable following the well marked trails. There were even trails that were handicap accessible.
A $10 entrance fee includes a map of the park so you know where each trail leads. Many people park on the road to avoid the entrance fee but it's well worth driving in and the map is very helpful. A great way to spend the day!

Visited February 2012
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