Point Lobos State Reserve

Considered a “crown jewel” of the California State Park system,

Point Lobos State Natural Reserve draws nature lovers from around

the world. With its breathtaking beauty, fascinating wildlife and a

cadre of friendly and knowledgeable volunteers, Point Lobos is a

place to experience nature’s wonders at its best.

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The Whale Trail

Address / Contact

Located on the central coast of California in Monterey County. The

entrance is located three miles south of Carmel on Highway 1.


Phone: 831-624-4909


Winter Hours:

8:00 a.m . to 1/2 hour after sunset.


Daylight Savings Time Hours:

8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.



Station and Whalers Cabin Museum are open from 9am to 5pm, as staffing permits.

Park Information


  • restrooms
  • telephone
  • accessible
  • trails
  • picnic-area
The Whale Trail is a nonprofit organization in partnership with
Partners NOAA Seattle Aquarium People for Puget Sound Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife The Whale Museum National Marine Sanctuaries