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Cypress Grove Trail — Point Lobos in Carmel, CA

Cypress Grove Trail — Point Lobos in Carmel, CA

The Cypress Grove Trail is one of my favorites of coastal CA hikes. The short hike loops through a rare Monterey Cypress grove and incredible clifftop vistas.

Bird Island & China Cove Trail — Point Lobos State Marine Reserve, CA

Bird Island & China Cove Trail — Point Lobos State Marine Reserve, CA

The short Bird Island trail in China Cove of Point Lobos is the perfect trail for great beach access and to see marine wildlife like sea birds and seals