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Monterey Bay Sights

The Lone Cypress

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Updated 05/04/2014

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The most-photographed tree along 17-Mile Drive is the weather-sculpted Lone Cypress, which grows out of a precipitous outcropping above the waves about 1½ miles up the road from Pebble Beach Golf Links. You can't walk out to the tree, but you can stop for a view of it at a small parking area off the road.

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Aug 14, 2007

A Short Drive

It is worth the drive through Pebble Beach to see this tree, it is a tourist spot so it will probably have lots of people around it year-round, but it is truely majestic! My husband and I went to see it on a gloomy sullen afternoon and it was so beautiful then too, even in the rain.

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