Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, Monterey County

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Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary is located in Monterey County. Use our Monterey road trip planning tool to arrange your visit to Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary and other attractions in Monterey.
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  • Wherever you walk along the Sanctuary's paths, you'll be in heaven. Sweeping vista views of the coast, pipers playing dodge the waves, people walking their dogs, everyone enjoying the sun, the air...  more »
  • We have seen many parts of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. This time we visited Santa Cruz area. We went to the explortion Center as well. This is a stellar area for animal viewing...  more »
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  • Absolutely beautiful. Can watch the surfers and boats all day.
  • So nice. We walked along the path and loved it.

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