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Parks & nature in Pacific Grove

Park
“Explore the Tide Pools and beautiful local beaches of Historic Pacific Grove”
47 locals recommend
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“Arriving in October, monarch butterflies cluster together on pine, cypress and eucalyptus trees in the Sanctuary. Because of this unique migration, Pacific Grove is nicknamed "Butterfly Town, U.S.A." The best time to see the Monarchs is in November and December, but some will stay as late as March. After arriving at their destination, the monarchs cluster in large masses for protection from the elements. Since their flight muscles do not function well unless the temperature is above 55 degrees, they rest quietly on the trees, resembling dead leaves, until sunlight warms them enough to fly. On warm days, the butterflies will leave the trees entirely, seeking out nectar sources with which to”
13 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“17-Mile Drive is a scenic road through Pebble Beach and Pacific Grove on the Monterey Peninsula in California, much of which hugs the Pacific coastline and passes famous golf courses, mansions and scenic attractions, including the Lone Cypress, Bird Rock and the 5,300-acre Del Monte Forest of Monterey Cypress trees.”
1 local recommends
Park
“Everyone's favorite place to see the sea up close. Climb on rocks, and the best view from gorgeous decks from the near by hotel. ”
4 locals recommend
Campground
1 local recommends
Park
“George Washington Park is the largest of Pacific Grove's city parks. It is six blocks long (from Short Street to Sinex Avenue) between Melrose and Alder Streets. Most of the park is natural appearing, unimproved forest land that offers important wildlife habitat. The park also contains picnic tables, barbecue grills, restrooms, a large play structure, and a baseball field. ”
3 locals recommend
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“Simple but lovely park right across from the Natural History Museum and the Library. A nice place to run around or picnic. Part of the movie Turner and Hooch was filmed here!”
2 locals recommend
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1 local recommends
Park
1 local recommends
Dog Run
1 local recommends