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“Very nice trail” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Point Lobos State Reserve

Point Lobos State Reserve
Route 1, Box 62, Carmel, CA 93923
831 624 4909
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Ranked #1 of 25 Attractions in Carmel
Type: Beaches, Nature/ Wildlife Areas, State Parks, Hiking Trails, Outdoors
Activities: Hiking, Viewing wildlife, Whale watching, Scuba diving, Walking, Birdwatching
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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.
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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“Very nice trail”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

You can walk and take a good pictures .. Also take your foods for sitting there and enjoy the view .

Visited December 2013
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“Stanning”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

If you have time to visit only one place - this is it. Great, easy hiking, stanning Californian coast. Nice variety of small beaches and cliffs.

Visited January 2014
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“never tire of this fabulous spot”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

THere are lots of different areas in this park to visit. Can't do it all in one trip. This time we walked on the ancient cypress trees trail.
spent a lot of time just hanging out. Saw grey whales and dolphins.
Then there are great geologic formations at the beach area. One can spend the day exploring. This has to be the best coastal park in Californis.

Visited January 2014
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“Superb visit!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Point Lobos is a MUST-DO, even in the fog. Bring binoculars!!! Don't hesitate to ask the rangers where the best sightings are of seals, sea lions, birds and whales!

Visited January 2014
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“Absolutely gorgeous!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Breathtaking views! Remember your binoculars, we forgot ours. But were still able to see seals and just insane beautiful views.

Visited January 2014
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