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Address: State Hwy 1, Pismo Beach, CA
Phone Number: 805 773 4382
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Near Grover Beach Train Station

A unique natural habitat of eucalyptus trees acting as a way station for migratory butterflies. This important ecosystem is vital to the health of this endangerd species and is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Cypress, California
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Cypress, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

A unique natural habitat of eucalyptus trees acting as a way station for migratory butterflies. This important ecosystem is vital to the health of this endangerd species and is worth your time as a stop.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

We visit here every year. A beautiful spot close to the beach . There is a nice walking path from Grover beach enter children friendly bring a camera. Then continue to Pismo for food beach fun and a beautiful day

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Maui, Hawaii
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I thought I would like this more than I did. It's kind of small park and gets crowed when busy. The butterflies are mostly on the tree in mass and not flying around. seeing them in mass was a bit creepy.

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Arroyo Grande, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

peaceful surroundings! not as many as yrs ago, but plentiful enough-great park additions for learning about the butterflies and great place to walk and think.

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Fresno, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

You'll swear you're looking at bunches of leaves hanging from trees. They're actually butterflies and this grove is very much worth a visit.....especially if you're in the area. You'll enjoy a nice walk through the grove and be amazed at all the butterflies!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We realized it wasn't butterfly season, but still stopped on our way into town. It was an overcast, cool morning as we entered Pismo and this was a perfect place to stop and stretch our legs after a long drive. We had a refreshing walk through the eucalyptus trees, along the trail, ending at the beach. I would really like... More 

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Nice view of butterflies in clusters and love that there are descriptions for anyone to read about how butterflies come to be. Enjoyed my visit there.

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Sunnyvale, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

A pleasant stroll through a small eucalyptus grove alongside a state park out to dunes and bluffs between Pismo Beach and Grover Beach. No butterflies during the May period when we were there but a nice way to start off the morning anyway. Parking near the Pismo Beach state park entrance is alongside highway 1 and this is probably crowded... More 

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San Luis Obispo County, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

The Monarch Grove is a must stop if you are visiting SLO county from November to March. These beautiful butterflies cluster together here and look like beautiful moving leaves. The docents are very friendly and informative, having telescopes set up along the path for a closer look. A short walking path takes you through the eucalyptus trees, and amongst the... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

The butterflies flying all around you in there natural habitat. There was signage and docents that provided Interesting facts about the butterflies local habitat and migration information.

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Address: State Hwy 1, Pismo Beach, CA
Phone Number: 805 773 4382
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Pismo Beach

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