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Rocks and Rollers, Soberanes Point

Rocks and Rollers, Soberanes Point

Note: (January 2018) This part of Garrapata State Park (west of Hwy 1) is open, but because of the 2016 Soberanes fire, the park remains closed on the east side of Hwy 1.  Check here for the latest information about all of the parks and trails along the Big Sur area....
Phil’s Fish Market

Phil’s Fish Market

On any trip up Hwy 1 that takes us past Moss Landing, or even close, we are compelled to take a slight detour toward the beach and harbor, and stop in at Phil’s Fish Market to tank up on some local catch, and maybe a little local color. Phil’s is a bit of a local...
Salinas River National Wildlife Refuge

Salinas River National Wildlife Refuge

Note: In the winter months the access road to the refuge may be impassible. There is also a hunting season for the refuge, usually October through January.   I drive across the Salinas river a few times a week on my way to work at UC Santa Cruz, and I got to thinking...