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Columbia Sportswear Community Cares Program

Columbia Sportswear has selected the Point Lobos Foundation as their Community Cares Program partner May 27th through June 9th. We invite our supporters to visit the Columbia Sportswear store in the Del Monte Shopping Center to gear up for all your outdoor adventures. 10% of your total purchase will go to support programs and projects at Point Lobos State Natural Reserve when you present the invitation barcode at checkout.  

Point Lobos Summer Adventures: Registration opens Friday, March 22

The Point Lobos Summer Adventures program is an outdoor day camp  for kids and teenagers.  There are three sessions. Two, 2-week, M-F camps for ages 8-12 and one, 1-week, M-F camp for ages 13-15. Register Here Session 1: June 17-28  Session (8-12 yr old) Session 2: July 8-19  Session (8-12 yr old) Session 3:July 22-26  Session (13-15 yr old) The goal of the programs is to expose the next generation to the joys of exploring and recreating in our parks. The program is based at Point Lobos but includes visits to numerous local parks and outdoor recreational experiences. Meet new [...]

Happy Birthday PLF

On February 7, 1979, articles of incorporation were filed to the Point Lobos Natural History Association, which is now known as the Point Lobos Foundation. The history of the organization dates back to 1978 as a result of shortfalls from state funding. The Department of Parks and Recreation encouraged the creation of Nonprofit Cooperating Associations that could accept money to fund important needs at individual parks. The PLNHA was made up of mostly park Rangers and their spouses with a few non-rangers and formed to support Point Lobos. Money was raised through book sales to develop interpretive materials, trail guides, [...]

2023 Monterey County Gives!

November 9, 2023 – December 31, 2023 Monterey County Gives! is an annual end-of-year giving campaign to encourage support for local non-profits. It is an initiative of the Monterey County Weekly, in partnership with the Community Foundation for Monterey County and the Monterey Peninsula Foundation. With support from key community partners, a pro-rata match is made on the first $75,000 raised by each organization. Support Point Lobos Consistently high levels of visitation at Point Lobos requires continual maintenance efforts to ensure the safety of visitors and to protect against environmental damage that can result from trail degradation. With your gift the [...]

An Evening at California’s First Theatre!

November 2, 2023 | 5:00 pm- 7:00 pm Be among the first to experience the renovated space. Enjoy an evening touring the theatre and grounds, live entertainment, and refreshments. Tickets are limited. Get yours today! Monterey State Historic Park Association and California State Parks are working together to restore California's First Theatre as a resource to the community that will enable performances, education, interpretation, and special events that meet our shared vision to preserve and sustain Monterey’s distinctive history. The historical landmark building was built about 1844 as a sailor's lodging house by Jack Swan. In 1848 it was commandeered [...]

Thank you!

  Thank you to the following businesses that supported Point Lobos with their donation to the Moonlight Walk. Portola Hotel and Spa, Cypress Inn, Grasing’s Restaurant, Jacks Monterey, Social Hour Carmel, Patisserie Boissiere, Elroy’s Fine Foods, Folktale Winery & Vineyards, Whisper Charter, Theodore Heublein Artwork, Ami Carmel, Gallery MAR, Eco Carmel,  Nut Hut,  Adventures by the Sea, Monterey Zoo, Monterey Touring Vehicles, La Mia Cucina, Revival Ice Cream Manzoni Cellars,  The Hidden Gem      

2023 Moonlight Walk Event

Registration closed. On September 18, 2023, experience Point Lobos like never before! Enjoy a sunset, music, and walk by the light of the moon at the only after-hours event within the Reserve. Watch the sun dip into the Pacific Ocean, listen to the barking Sea Lions, and explore the trails by the light of the moon. Guests will be treated to music by Andrea's Fault and have full access to the Reserve's trails during this after-hours event, exclusive to members of the Point Lobos Foundation. Photo: Susan Lambert

Folktale Supper Club benefiting the Point Lobos Foundation

Join us for an evening of culinary delights and fun to benefit Pt Lobos Foundation on Wednesday, May 10th, 2023. This special intimate event will feature a selection of specialty curated buffet style dishes by our Executive Chef Justin Robarge. Our award winning wines will be available for purchase by the glass or bottle. This event held in our Wine Garden will also feature representatives from Pt Lobos Foundation, games and so much more!. Tickets are $75 which includes all culinary delights and activities. There will be a cash bar available for wine and beverage selections. The evening begins at [...]

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