Can you walk into Point Lobos?

Can you walk into Point Lobos?

Yes, you can walk into Point Lobos State Reserve. Parking is available in designated areas on the side of Highway 1, and you can walk in from there. There will be a good walk from the main entrance to the highlights of the park.

Can you swim at Point Lobos?

Kayaking, snorkeling, scuba diving, and swimming are all permitted (barring any other circumstances) just about anywhere in Point Lobos.

Can you bring dogs to Point Lobos?

Dogs are not allowed inside Point Lobos, even if they are left in your vehicle. Exception: service animals individually trained to perform tasks for persons who have qualifying disabilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Can you get married at Point Lobos?

Pt. Lobos. We have had a lot of weddings with people who proposed at this beautiful State preserve, known by many as “the greatest meeting of land and sea.” They just started allowing weddings but have many restrictions – and a higher permit costs (averaging about $900).

Can you swim at Carmel Beach?

Carmel Beach offers many fun activities and things to do, including swimming, sunbathing, surfing, boogie boarding, standup paddle boarding, and picnicking. Enjoy beach volleyball or a stroll along the Scenic Bluff Path with beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean.

How long is Sea Lion trail Point Lobos?

0.6 mile
Sea Lion Point Trail is a loop, 0.6 mile long. It is a wide, well-maintained, easy trail, packed dirt, with less than 20 feet of elevation change. The trail is suitable for most visitors to Point Lobos State Reserve, and one of the best short hikes in Big Sur.

Does Carmel Beach have white sand?

Carmel City Beach is a long, wide, white sand beach that is hard to beat anywhere on the California Central Coast.

Where to stop between Carmel and Point Lobos?

Where you stop depends on when you go and what you want to do. Point Lobos south of Carmel is a gorgeous state park with hiking and lovely beaches, but parking inside the park is limited. Garrapata park is gorgeous, too.

What is Point Lobos known for?

Point Lobos has offered many things to millions of people who have visited it over the years. This area contains headlands, coves and rolling meadows. The offshore area, part of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, forms one of the richest underwater habitats in the world popular with divers.

What is the Point Lobos State Marine Reserve?

The Reserve extends off the coast to include the underwater world of the Point Lobos State Marine Reserve which can only be explored by certified divers. This is one of the richest marine habitats in California, and is located within the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary.

Should I go to Point Lobos State Park?

For more info, see the web site for Point Lobos State Park, They have additional information there. Since things change a lot due to the virus, its good to double check that web site for latest information. If you do go, its an awesome park. enjoy your visit.