Año Nuevo State Park

Año Nuevo State Park

Año Nuevo, which means "New Year" in Spanish, is home for northern elephant seal colonies. Between December to the end of March, dozens of seals come ashore to rest, mate, and give birth to baby elephant seals. It's an incredible sight to witness.


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    This park is temporarily closed to cars, but it's still open to local residents who want to get some fresh air.

    Please practice social distancing of six feet or more when you're spending time outdoors 🌲

  • Reasons To Visit

    • Elephant seal sightings
    • Hiking trails
    • Picnic areas