"The Elephant Seals of San Simeon" United States of America Things to Do Tip by sim1

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  Elephant Seals on the beach close to San Simeon
by sim1

But Hearst Castle is not all that San Simeon has to offer....

I almost drove past the beach with the Elephant Seals. It was already getting dark the other night and I was wondering what it was, lying on the beach. It looked like great big blocks, but I wasn't sure.

So now, the next day I decided to go back again (about 4 miles north of San Simeon). On the beach were all these huges animals, with big, trunk-like snouts. There was a parking place just on the edge of the beach where I watched these Elephant Seals for a while. It was not allowed to go on the beach, but from the parking place I had a beautiful view.

Take a look at my San Simeon page for more photos and info.

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  • Updated Mar 1, 2005
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