Big Sur

Ewoldsen: A Better Way to the Top

  This state park is currently closed due to fires and winter rain damage.  Check the park website for the latest information. The last time I set out on a Big […]

Big Sur

McWaaaay (lotta people) Falls

  This state park is closed due to fire and winter rain damage.  Check the park website for the latest information. “We’ve had two people killed there this year” the ranger […]

Beaches

Epiphany, with a View

  The East side of the park on Highway 1 is closed due to fire and winter rain damage. Check the park website for the latest information. This is the […]

Beaches

Water, woods and wrocks

This state park is closed due to damage from fire and winter rains. Check the park website for the latest information. Limekiln State Park was one of the state parks […]

Beaches

Two for One

This state park is closed due to damage from fire and winter rains. Check the park website for the latest information. We were about 6 miles south of Nepenthe on […]

Beaches

The Birds: Zmudowski State Beach

I took advantage of the late summer light last week and squeezed a little more into a day that would have normally ended when I packed up and left my […]

Beaches

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 […]

Beaches

Beach Fix: Garrapata State Park

The park on the East side of Highway 1 is closed due to damage from fire and winter rain.  For the latest information, check the park website. If you’re looking […]

Beaches

Classic Coast, Right Next Door

Point Lobos State Preserve is always our first stop when guests come into town; it’s a close-by, crash course on the coastal ecosystems that puts you face to face with […]