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A windy Thursday at the coast, but the seals were out on the beach and the tide pools were filled with things to see. Can’t approach seals or take anything from pools. Strict regulations about no buckets or food or gathering. It’s a nice walk...More
So close to the Bay Area, you can visit this unique and strange land of sea creatures. Please remember as travelers that these are sensitive areas that need to be preserved. This place is great for kids, but you might get wet. Footwear to prevent...More
We had a great experience at the Fitzgerald Marine Reserve. We were lucky enough to go with locals who knew the area and what the animals were that we found in the tide pools. We were there pretty early in the morning and saw limpets,...More
Without a doubt, this beautiful spot on the southern coast is both fun and educational, plus, parking is free with on-site bathrooms. Enjoyed bringing friends along for a few hours and ending with our picnic lunch at the convenient tables.
We had been waiting for the right timing, a day off and the correct tide tables, and yesterday in the late afternoon worked for us. Visitors to the Fitzgerald Marine Reserve takes a bit of planning and a bit of luck to make your trip...More
I didn't come with high expectations, nor did I do much research beforehand. That informs the following review.
It was chilly and foggy during our visit, and the sun never really burnt off until late in the afternoon. It was still damp, however, and I...More
A short ride up to Moss Beach on a Sunday morning got us our free parking spot and a brief walk to the water provided us with a great view of the seals.
We went up above and a park ranger provided us with multiple...More
went early on a Saturday morning after a really low tide. lots of tide pool creatures to see, after spending some time on the rocks take a short walk over to seal cove via the bluff walkway a great walk on a sunny morning.
Walked from Pillar Point to the Reserve. Beautiful views. Live in Northern California & had been to other very cool tide pools. Researched this one & was excited to see it. Carefully noted & was there at low tide, but there was almost nothing to...More