Andrew Molera State Park

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Andrew Molera State Park


Location:20 miles south of Carmel on Highway 1.
Facilities:Primitive walk-in trail camp with 24 sites (limit 4 people per site), hiking trails, biking trails, horseback trails, picnic areas, visitor center, exhibits, restrooms.
Activities:Camping, fishing, hiking, swimming, surfing, horseback riding, beachcombing.
Special Features:Located in the Big Sur area, this park is still relatively undeveloped and offers visitors great hiking, fishing, and beachcombing. The beach is located a mile from the highway at its closest point and is rarely crowded.
Address:c/o Monterey District Office
2211 Garden Rd
Monterey, CA 93940

Phone:831-667-2315
Web: www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=582
Size: 4,766 acres.

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To the south, the 8,814-acre Rancho El Sur grant passed through several owners, including Governor Juan Bautista Alvarado, finally coming into the hands of Captain John Rogers Cooper, whose family legacy is preserved today through the Andrew Molera State Park (named for Cooper's grandson).
In 1968, the Molera family sold 2,200 acres of the original Cooper land grant to The Nature Conservancy, which held the beachfront property until the state could finance its purchase for the Andrew Molera State Park.
While heading down the central California coast, my three companions and I had stopped off at Andrew Molera State Park to meet with Judith Goodman, a local conservation activist.
But if we recognize the urgency of the alien-plant invasion and commit sufficient resources to resisting it, some places can be saved, from vast natural areas like the Everglades to pocket-size havens like Andrew Molera State Park.
The heart of the region is about 3 1/2 hours south of San Francisco and 6 hours north of Los Angeles, with: the greatest concentration of lodging and services between Andrew Molera State Park and Julia Pfeifter Burns State Park.
Monterey County, July 9 through 12; Monterey and Andrew Molera State Park.
There's guided horseback riding through Andrew Molera State Park; a 2-hour ride costs $25.
Andrew Molera State Park, 667-2315: walk-in tent-camping area in meadow; first-come basis; 50 cents per person.