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Monterey, California
Monterey and Area Attractions

17-Mile Drive
— Bird Rock

View of Bird Rock along the 17-Mile Drive, Monterey Coast, California

Bird Rock
Bird Rock is one of the most popular stops along the 17-Mile Drive for picture-taking — when you see it, you'll know why!

Harbor Seals and Sea Lions on Bird Rock along 17-Mile Drive, Monterey Coast, California

Bring binoculars if you have them (there's a row of telescopes on site if you don't) to get an up-close view of hundreds of birds, harbor seals and sea lions. We've never seen so many before — Bird Rock is literally covered with them!

Row of Telescopes overlooking Bird Rock on the 17-Mile Drive, Monterey Coast, California



Facilities at Bird Rock
Facilities at Bird Rock include picnic tables, restrooms and a parking area. It's a popular stop with tour buses, so expect a crowd during peak tourist season and nice weather.

Bird Rock Sign and View of Bird Rock along the 17-Mile Drive, Monterey Coast, California



Visitors taking pictures at Bird Rock, along the famous 17-Mile Drive, Monterey Coast, California

 

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Birds on Bird Rock along the famous 17-Mile Drive, Monterey Coast, California

Harbor Seals and Sea Lions on Bird Rock along 17-Mile Drive, Monterey Coast, California

Barking Sea Lions
Wait until you hear the sea lions — they're so loud, you can hear them "barking" above the crashing waves.

View of Bird Rock along the 17-Mile Drive, Monterey Coast, California

Visitors walking along the scenic Monterey Coast - on 17-Mile Drive overlooking Bird Rock, California

Tour bus and tourists at Bird Rock on the 17-Mile Drive, Monterey Coast, California

 

 

21 Scenic Points of Interest along the 17-Mile Drive

Favorite Spots for Picture-Taking along the 17-Mile Drive

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