Peaceful place to visit anytime of the year. We went when there were some butterflies there but I wouldn't make a special visit here. Quite small, of interest to some.
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About Monarch Grove Sanctuary
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We missed the butterflies, Oct. 3rd, but still enjoyed a stroll through this small eucalyptus and pine forest. It was very peaceful with only a few other hopeful Monarch seekers. We will book our next trip to Pacific Grove for early November.
Whenever we are visiting Pacific Grove we like to go to the Monarch Grove Sanctuary. It is a short walk through the majestic eucalyptus trees where the butterflies are resting. One summer we did go at the wrong time and wondered why there were no...More
Even though it was the wrong season, it was enjoyable to walk through the area. We read the desriptions of each thing so it gave us a good feel of what it would be like to see the sanctuary when the butterflies are there. We...More
We missed the main butterfly season, but were able to spot several nests and some Monarchs in flight. Within 100 yards along the pathway, we confronted two deer munching on grass and leaves, so we turned around. Interesting metal butterfly bench - good photo op!
Although there were no butrerflies when we went it was still fun going on a lil walk and learning about them! We even took a picture as a butterfly it was awesome!
The butterfly grove is one I've returned to many times. I've attached some of my photos from a few years ago. I have reduced their quality to deter unauthorized use, because they are copyrighted by me.
Beautiful Sanctuary to visit in Winter when the beauties fly north. You will not see any butterflies in the summer time.