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“Insane Views!”

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.
EAST HAMPTON
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Insane Views!”
Reviewed 18 April 2012

Take the north trail! Go early - we went @ 8am and were the only people there

Visited April 2012
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“Definitely worth seeing!”
Reviewed 17 April 2012

Nature at its best. Takes a big part of the day to visit.

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Pembroke Pines
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“Lots of wildlife”
Reviewed 17 April 2012

Great hikes amongst the redwoods and along the coast. We saw seals, sea lions, sea otters, and lots of birds. Park ranger said that sometimes whales can even be spotted in the winter and early spring. Views of the coast are breathtaking!

Visited April 2012
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Oakland, California, United States
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“Point Lobos in the Spring”
Reviewed 16 April 2012

Weather was clear but windy, it was pup time for the seals and otters, so we saw lots of young'uns. Wild flowers were just coming out. All in all, a beautiful day spent walking the trails.

Visited April 2012
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Laguna Niguel, California
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“Best Place Where Land Meets Sea”
Reviewed 15 April 2012

If you are traveling up the Central Coast, don't miss Point Lobos, just as you enter Carmel from the south. This small reserve contains perhaps the most spectacular coastline in California (or just about anywhere), with loads of wildlife, especially sea otters, harbor seals and birds. Nice and easy trails lead to gorgeous coves. Docents are on hand to assist. Pack a picnic lunch as there are nice picnic areas. There is a lot of poison oak here, so watch the kids on the trail. Bring a jacket as it is nearly always windy here. Just a great family place!

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