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Montana de Oro: The Mountain of Gold

Sea anemone

Photo: Desmond Talkington/Flickr

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Diverse marine life

Along the shore, tidepools are filled with amazing creatures, like this sea anemone. Black oyster-catchers, hermit crabs, starfish, and many other species can be seen on the rocks, while out in the water visitors may see dolphins, sea lions and other marine mammals.