Ano Nuevo State Reserve is an undeveloped area where visitors can view elephant seals, sea lions, and other marine mammals resting, mating, or giving birth. It is the site of the largest mainland breeding colony in the world for the northern elephant seal, and it has offered a popular interpretive program for the last 19 years.

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Expert Review of Ano Nuevo State Reserve

Active and Adventure Review of Ano Nuevo State Reserve

Away Travel Expert: Karen Kefauver
ActiveExpert Rating 5.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
Day Hiking,Walking
Active and AdventureExpert Tips & Helpful Hints
  • Advance reservations required for elephant-seal mating season
  • Keep your distance from the massive elephant seals!
  • Be sure to bring a windbreaker year round

San Mateo County
Parking: 8am to Sunset

Visitor Information

Telephone Number: 650-879-2025
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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