Point Lobos State Natural Reserve is located just south of Carmel-by-the-Sea in Monterey County. It is often quoted as a “greatest meeting of land and water in the world”. The area is geologically unique and encloses a rich and varied plant and animal life both on shore and in the water. It is the site of a historic marine reserve and contains a number of hiking trails, headlands, coves and Rolling Meadows, and a small number of beaches.
Wildlife at the Point Lobos State Natural Reserve includes seals, sea lions, sea otters and migrating gray whales and sea lions are great fun to watch as are the many different kinds of birds and marine life. The offshore area forms one of the richest underwater habitats in the world popular with divers.
Point Lobos State Natural Reserve is a “must” when visiting the Carmel and Monterey area. Stay at the Monterey Stage Coach Lodge hotel, and get rooms at very affordable rates. For more details visit: http://www.montereystagecoachlodge.com/