Point Lobos State Natural Reserve

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Activities: BirdingBirding HikeHike Scuba DivingScuba Diving


Amenities: Child Friendly Child Friendly Picnic Area Picnic Area Parking Parking Restrooms Restrooms


Description:

Point Lobos has been known as "the greatest meeting of land and sea in the world" and "the assets of the state park system." it's diving unmatched on the American state coast, nice hiking, excellent picnic spots, vistas and life well-suited for painting or photography, even an recent whaler's cabin. Within the winter, migrating grey whales are visible from the shore.

 

WILDLIFE

The ocean at purpose Lobos is home to ocean lions, harbor seals, elephant seals, sea otters, and could be a year-round close for orcas. Guests will even whale-watch while not feat dry land; grey whales migrate past this space from December to April, and might be simply seen from the coast.

 

There are even additional animals toward land at purpose Lobos than there are within the ocean. the' several of them, like the grey foxes, raccoons, coyotes, patterned skunks, opossums, and mountain lions, are primarily nocturnal, you will still see them throughout the day. You will additionally catch sight of weasels, deer, badgers, bobcats and rabbits.

 

 

BIRDING

Point Lobos could be a birders' paradise! Birders will check variety of feathered friends off their lists once only 1 visit. Smaller birds embody the chestnut-backed titmouse, the pygmy oscine bird, Anna's apodiform bird, the noticed finch, the slate-colored junco, scrub jays, wrentits, the Zonotrichia leucophrys, and also the California quail. Turkey vultures, red-tailed hawks, and also the sparrow hawk can even be noticed. Seabirds frequently seen at purpose Lobos embody the brown pelican, the pigeon, the black shorebird, Brandt's cormorant, the western gull, the killdeer, the nice and snowy egrets, and also the great blue and black-crowned night herons.

 

HIKING

Point Lobos State Natural Reserve encompasses a range of wonderful hiking trails that vary from simple to difficult. Check with the second item on our list of high 10 Day Hikes in Town County for elaborate data on these hikes, together with on-line purpose Lobos path maps. Trying to find a guided tour through purpose Lobos? Schedule a hike with California legacy Tours for all forms of historical and life tidbits.

 

DIVING

If you persist with land, you may miss the foremost awesome part of of} point Lobos - the part that lies underwater. As a part of the Monterey bay National Marine Sanctuary, the undisturbed aquatic life in point Lobos is one in all the foremost varied within the world. The unimaginable array of marine diversity and high brown algae forests build point Lobos a most well-liked diving spot; decision ahead at 831-624-8413 to form a reservation. The point Lobos State Reserve website} has purpose Lobos maps and dive site videos.

 


Today Weather Forecast:
TempratureCurrent Temprature: 12.07 C

TempratureMaximum Temprature: 15 C

wind Wind: 1.5

Humidity Humidity: 62

Pressure Pressure: 1022(mb)

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sunrise sunrise: 2019-11-22 14:52:32

sunset sunset: 2019-11-23 00:55:35



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