Elephant Seal Vista Point

San Simeon, California

based on 1 reviews


Added by Margaret L

Elephant Seal Vista Point is a favorite place to see the elephant seals. If you’re in the area and have the opportunity, it's a must see. During the Spring, the adult elephant seals and the baby seals are out. Nearby are easy, clearly marked, walking paths, along the cliffs edge. Dogs are not allowed on the paths.

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Elephant Seal Vista Point Reviews

This is always a fun place to stop if you’re traveling along PCH. There are two areas where you can park. If the larger one is full, you can always drive up a bit to the second lot, which I always usually find to have more spaces open. The path is marked with a boardwalk and has interesting interpretive signs that educate you on the elephant seals that are all along the beach. Make sure to stick to the path because there are areas where there is a lot of poison oak, so watch out!

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