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San Simeon In The News

We're always so moved to see San Simeon profiled in the news. Read recent news stories that discuss why our coastal paradise is just so special. San Simeon News, June 2019 Read More >

Attend Special Tide Pool Field Trips in San Simeon

The Coastal Discovery Center is offering a limited time experience to study the San Simeon Beach Tide Pools and the Whales of the Central Coast. Join a team of marine biologists as you find saltwater mussels hiding among the rocks, discover vibrant starfish making their way along stretches of sandbars, or simply watch the sea anemone... Read More >

Exploring San Simeon’s Wildlife

Since William Randolph Hearst hosted the world’s largest private zoo at his castle on the “Enchanted Hill”, San Simeon has been known as a special place for animal lovers. In fact, this small community is home to approximately 17,000 animals. Here are some of the rare and amazing wildlife you can see here, and the places you can spot them. Read More >