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 Daniel to experience an important habitat with a history of protection!

Keep reading to discover our On-Demand programs and K-12 educational resources from Point Lobos State Natural Reserve!

This program is fully booked for the 2020-2021 school year but you can still connect with us!

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Available Teacher Resources

Point Lobos Interpreter YouTube Channel

Discover the Whalers Cove Live WebCam

Marine Protected Area Coloring Book

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.

Point Lobos #botanyblast Tree Talk Moment: Identifying the Monterey Cypress Tree

Join us to learn how to identify the Monterey Cypress! We'll find out what makes a Monterey Cypress a Monterey Cypress with an up-close look at its leaves, cones, and bark. The world of the Monterey Cypress is a fascinating one, this introduction might leave you with more curious questions of this coastal conifer!

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

Point Lobos Foundation