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755 Abrego St, Monterey, California
Reservations Number: (831) 372-7551
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Get Closer to Nature at Point Lobos State Reserve

Often called "the crown jewel of the State Park System", Point Lobos features breathtaking landscapes that include headlands, coves, and rolling meadows. Follow the hiking trails to hidden coves, catch a glimpse of seals, sea lions, sea otters, and migrating gray whales, or head over to Whalers Cove and check out the cultural history museum.


  • School Field Trips
  • Summer Adventures
  • Guided Walks


  • Hiking
  • Scuba Diving
  • Picnicking
  • Photography
  • Sightseeing


  • Can I go for a swim in Point Lobos?

    Yes, you can enjoy kayaking, snorkeling, scuba diving, and swimming in Point Lobos. Dive in for a snorkeling or scuba diving adventure and explore the captivating world hidden beneath the waters. Make your way through kelp forests and catch a glimpse of marine creatures.
  • Can I bring my dog to Point Lobos?

    While it might be fun to head down the hiking trails with your four-legged companion, dogs are not allowed anywhere within the reserve, and they cannot be left inside parked vehicles either.

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