Piedras Blancas Elephant Seal Rookery trail to Piedras Blancas Light Station hike Point Piedras Blancas Lighthouse San Simeon California Northern Elephant Seal Colony Big Sur
Very few places in nature would you feel comfortable getting up close to 5,000-pound animals. Piedras Blancas Elephant Seal Rookery is one of them. While visiting the seal colony, you can get up close to these impressive (and vocal) animals and observe them in their natural habitat. In addition to two quarter-mile long boardwalk trails, the rookery is also the starting point for a dirt... Read more.
By: Published: Last updated: April 11, 2017
Carpinteria Bluffs Trail to Carpinteria Seal Sanctuary Overlook in Carpinteria Bluffs Nature Preserve
You could call a hike easy if it was less a mile long and almost completely level. You could call a hike easy to reach if the trailhead was right at the end of a freeway offramp. You could call a hike easy to enjoy if it offered lovely coastal views and almost guaranteed wildlife viewing. Introducing the easy-to-reach, easy-to-enjoy, and all around easy hike from Carpinteria Bluffs Nature... Read more.
By: Published: Last updated: February 12, 2018

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