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Monterey County Families & Children Facilities

Point Lobos State Natural Reserve

62 CA 1, Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA 93923

8 a.m.-7 p.m.

(831) 624-4909


The reserve can be used for sightseeing, photography, painting, nature study, picnicking, scuba diving, and jogging. Restrooms.

Note: There is no campground at Point Lobos State Natural Reserve.

Many activities such as docent-led tours and the Whalers Cabin Museum visitation have been suspended indefinitely due to COVID-19 restrictions. Please call for the most up-to-date information.

The Reserve is located on the central coast of California in Monterey County. The entrance is located three miles south of Carmel on Highway 1.

See the website for rules and regulations.

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