Central Coast Visitor Information

Butterflies in Andrew Molera State Park, Monterey

One of the better places for observing the Monarch Butterflies that return to Big Sur in October and migrate north in January. This is where they roost in the Eucalyptus trees in Cooper Grove (the grove of Eucalyptus trees by the Cooper Cabin) along the Big Sur River. It is an amazing sight as thousands of butterflies click to the Eucalyptus trees making them appear to be orange in color. The park is open to day use.

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Camp-California is concerned about the health and safety of our campers and adventurers. While camping and outdoor activities do offer the ability to self-isolate, we are encouraging all California residents and travelers to shelter in place until further notice. We recognize that getting outdoors is what you do best, and we will be here to reacquaint you with nature once we're cleared for adventure again!

 

Most private parks are open with 14-day minimums. If you are a full-time RVer looking to shelter in place, a member of the traveling medical profession, or a utility worker looking for a park please call our office and we can connect you with an appropriate location.