OTHER PLACES OF INTEREST:
Hearst Castle, once the estate of William Randolph Hearst, is now a National Landmark and designated State Historical Monument open for public tours.
DIRECTIONS TO SEAL COLONY:
Using Hearst Castle as your landmark, follow Highway 101 north for 4.4 miles to an oceanside parking lot.
See current activity at the elephant seal rookery thanks to this live feed from Friends of the Elephant Seal.