Point Lobos
State Natural Reserve

Explore - Point Lobos State Natural Reserve

Discover the cypress groves and giant kelp forests of Point Lobos State Natural Reserve! You'll join California State Park Interpreter Alec to experience one of the most scenic and storied coastal areas in California.

Discover our PORTS On-Demand programs and K-12 educational resources from Point Lobos State Natural Reserve below!

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Available Teacher Resources

Previous Broadcasts

The Hidden Forest by Jeannie Baker read by California State Park Interpreter Daniel. Adventure awaits as Ben and his friend Sofia explore the giant kelp forest!

El bosque escondido

Una traduccion en espanol del cuento The Hidden Forest por Jeannie Baker, leído por el guardabosque Daniel.

Ranger Training/Kayak Cruise:

Discover the incredible kelp forest! Enter a chill, peaceful state floating on the ocean while practicing our observation skills on the beautiful Point Lobos seascape.

Learn more about Point Lobos State Natural Reserve's Supporters!

Point Lobos Foundation