State Park Closures

Point Lobos State Natural Reserve is open. All California State Parks from Garrapata south to Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park are currently closed due to the Soberanes Fire. If you'd like to help, the following organizations are accepting donations for victims (CPOA) or to support the volunteer firefighters. 

CPOA (Coast Property Owners Association)
BSVFB (Big Sur Volunteer Fire Brigade)
Mid Coast Fire Brigade
Community Foundation

Easy Access Adventures

Take part in a special interpretive opportunity for people with limited mobility. Easy Access Adventures are scheduled twice a month through the end of August. More here!

California Art Show highlights Weston

Brett Weston, Untitled (Cypress Detail, Point Lobos, California) [detail], 1929 (printed later). Silver gelatin print, 10 x 8 inches. The Brett Weston Archive, Courtesy Christian Keesee Collection, 2016

Communications Award

We’re so excited to share that the Point Lobos Foundation has been named a 2015 Communications All Star! Thank you, and we look forward to sharing our love of Point Lobos with you throughout 2016. If you haven't signed up for the newsletter already, you're missing out. Sign up now!

Enjoying Winter at Point Lobos

Due to our Mediterranean climate, Point Lobos can still be enjoyed on most days during the winter, and there is a lot to see.  Some cautions are in order if you are planning to come from far away.  

The legacy of Sister Anna Voss

by Vicki Odello:

2016 Annual Membership Meeting

The Point Lobos Foundation welcomes guest speaker, Dr. Stephen Palumbi, Director of the Stanford University Hopkins Marine Station, to the Annual Membership Meeting on January 9, 2016.

Gift Memberships

Share Point Lobos with your loved ones with a gift membership. For $50 or more, recipients will receive a package of ten fine-art note cards and invitations to special events. Personalize your gift with your choice of a red, blue or ivory ribbon. 

"This is Something Special": Release of Two Sea Lions at Weston Beach

by Mary Conway

On October 27 I was on the northern flat table-like rocks of Weston Beach for the LiMPETS citizen science transect study when the Marine Mammal Rescue Group released two Sea Lions who were ready to go back to their natural environment.  

Video: Enjoy the natural sounds of the sea lions and the sea with background voices of two docents captivated by the wonder of the sea lion release.