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Public Workshop Friday, March 24

Get involved with the California State Park and Recreation Commission on Friday, March 24. A public tour of the four Carmel area state park units (Point Lobos State Natural Reserve, Point Lobos East, Carmel River State Beach and Hatton Canyon) will be followed by a workshop allowing for feedback from stakeholders and our community at large. 

Donate now to restore Sea Lion Point



We need you to repair and restore the ADA-accessible Sand Hill Trail at Sea Lion Point- one of the most highly visited trails in Point Lobos State Natural Reserve and a top destination for student field trips. Donate now!

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

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. 

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!

Easy Access Adventures

Take part in a special interpretive opportunity for people with limited mobility. Easy Access Adventures are scheduled for 11/4, 11/21, 1/6, 1/16, 2/3 and 2/20. More here!

Free app for children- available now!


Watch the teaser and download Discover Point Lobos free on the ipad app store today!

2015 Moonlight Walk

Otter Twins!

It's hard to know which part of this story is most exciting- the fact that otter twins were born at Point Lobos or the rescue effort on the part of the Monterey Bay Aquarium's Sea Otter Research and Conservation program.