Explore Beyond the Shore
Our complimentary Ranger-guided tours invite you to discover the natural and cultural history of Asilomar. Come wander among the historic buildings nestled in the Monterey pine and coast live oak forest. Stroll along our accessible boardwalk through the tranquil Dune Natural Preserve. Or explore the rocky coastline teaming with life.
We welcome both groups and individuals on these one-hour tours. Call the local California State Park office at (831) 646-6443 to schedule one of the tours listed below:
Beachwalk: Join us for a walk along Asilomar’s rocky shores and sandy beaches. State Park staff will share some innovative and fascinating ways life has adapted to survive in this unique environment. The Asilomar shoreline is within the Asilomar Marine Reserve. All plants and wildlife is protected by law.
Architecture/History: Discover what life was like here in the early days of Asilomar. Stroll through the historic buildings and grounds as State Park staff share stories of the grounds.
Dune Experience: Come experience the Dunes Natural Preserve and see the native wildlife thrive. State Park staff will share natural and cultural stories of the dune ecosystem.
Asilomar Ramble: Join State Park staff on a mix and mingle of each of the above programs. Staff will share tidbits of the history, architecture, forest ecology and dune ecosystem as we explore the state park.