The special purpose of a reserve is to forever protect an area of unique natural beauty and ecological significance. Afforded a higher level of statewide protection and ideally maintained in an undisturbed condition, the behavior of visitors has a tremendous impact on the health of Point Lobos State Natural Reserve.

Rapidly increasing numbers of well-meaning and uninformed visitors are damaging precious natural resources found within Point Lobos State Natural Reserve. Please do your part to be informed. Understand how your behavior impacts these resources, and help others understand as well. Sharing the knowledge will help ensure future generations can experience the wonders of Point Lobos, as we are fortunate enough to do today.