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Garrapata State Park, Carmel

#4 of 6 in Nature in Monterey County
State Park · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Garrapata State Park is located in Carmel. A visit to Garrapata State Park represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Carmel trip maker to plot your vacation.
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  • Although we weren't able to walk too much of this, like everything else in the area, the scenery is beautiful beyond description. The reason I wanted to write a review of this particular park is...  more »
  • We drove here after our outdoor wedding to take photos, highly recommend especially close to sunset.  more »
  • Garrapata State Park has 2 miles (3.2 km) of beachfront, with coastal hiking and a 50-foot (15 m) climb to a view of the Pacific. The park offers diverse coastal vegetation with trails running from ocean beaches into dense coast redwood groves. The park also features coastal headlands at Soberanes Point.[4] California sea lions, harbor seals and sea otters frequent the coastal waters while gray whales pass close by during their yearly migration. Please visit to get some breath taking views & aqua blue water colour. I love ❤️ it .
  • Breath-taking, beautiful, majestic, serene, colorful, opulent in natural wonder. This entire strip off the HWY 1 is worth visiting and spending a few days in to absorb & enjoy. I would recommend that anyone considering visiting stop thinking about it & just visit- you won’t regret it. Just a few tips: give yourself plenty of time, be patient with parking, forget your phone exists; enjoy.

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