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Año Nuevo State Park
Guided Elephant Seal Tours (December-March)
Elephant seal tours will start on Dec. 15. Space is limited to 15 people per tour. Make reservations through Reserve California to guarantee a spot. Cost is $10.99 ($7 tour fee plus a $3.99 reservation fee).
Walk-up spots may be available but are not guaranteed. Cost without a reservation is $7.
Parking is $10 and supports the park.
Open Walk season (April-November)
8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily
Admittance to the reserve for your self-guided walk requires a free permit that can be obtained at the entrance station or the Marine Education Center. Call the park for more information.
For all tours, layered clothing, closed-toed shoes, and rain/wind gear are strongly advised. Umbrellas and strollers are not permitted inside the dune area. Pets and drones are not allowed in the park.
Big Basin Redwoods State Park
Big Basin is open for limited day-use access from 8 a.m. to sunset. Reservations are required. Check availability.
Rancho del Oso, the ocean side of Big Basin Redwoods State Park, is partially reopened following the wildfire. Learn more and plan your visit.