One of the main attractions of Point Lobos SNR is the Allan Memorial Cypress Grove that loops around these coastal icons of Monterey. The cypresses are not the only feature of this hike, the trail also provides views of lush vegetation, wildflowers and scenic views of the rocky California shoreline and turquoise waters.
- Distance: 1.7
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L to the North Point Vista then return to main trail.
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L @ Y.
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L and head down steps for another Vista that overlooks Cypress Cove and then return to trail.
Trail connects back with CGL003 then retrace route to trailhead.
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L @ Y.
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To the Grove
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View of the Pinnacles
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The 'velvety' orange algae grows predominately in the northern part of the grove.
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Cypress Cove from North Point
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Through the Grove
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