The Asilomar Conference Grounds is a complex of meeting halls, dining facilities, and guest rooms on 107 secluded acres of scenic forest and sand dunes. Buildings designed by Julia Morgan enhance the ocean views. It is located in Pacific Grove, off highway 68. Park Office 831-646-6440.
Access Trail #1. 0.04 mile boardwalk trail to ocean overlook. Trailhead and accessible roadside parking are on west side of Sunset Drive near main beach.
Access Trail #11. 0.07 mile along coastal bluffs to ocean overlook. Trailhead and accessible roadside parking are on west side of Sunset Drive near Pico Avenue.
Access Trail #19. 0.06 mile along coastal bluffs to ocean overlook. Trailhead and accessible roadside parking on west side of Sunset drive near Arena Avenue.
Access Trail #24 (Rocky Shores Trail). 0.08-mile boardwalk along coastal bluffs to ocean overlook. Trailhead and accessible parking are at Sunset Avenue near Jewell Avenue.
Asilomar Dunes Boardwalk. 0.25 mile through sand dunes along the ocean shore. Trailhead and accessible parking are at west side of Sunset Avenue.
Coast Trail. 0.75 mile along coastal bluffs is accessible. Many points of access, including the four accessible ones given above.
A beach wheelchair is available. Phone 831-372-8016 for information.
Lodging and Conference Facilities. The hilly setting can pose challenges, but most buildings are usable, and a courtesy van may be available. Recent improvements in the chapel have created wheelchair accessible seating areas with companion seating. More improvements are underway or planned. Please call the Asilomar Grounds concessionaire staff at 831-372-8016 for the most current information about accessible lodging and conference facilities.