- Carmel, CA
- Site Type:
- Parks and Recreation, Picnic and Other Facilities
- New Deal Agencies:
- Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), Work Relief Programs
- Quality of Information:
- Very Good
- Site Survival:
The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) did the initial development work at Point Lobos State Reserve in the late 1930s. The CCC enrollees worked out of a camp at Pfeiffer-Big Sur State Park
Because Point Lobos is meant to guard the environment in a relatively natural state, the CCC work here was minimal, including an access road, a few picnic areas, small parking areas, coastal paths (with stone steps and bracing), and a couple ranger residences.
Joseph Engbeck, By the People, For the People: The Work of the Civilians Conservation Corps in California State Parks, 1933-1941. Sacramento CA: California State Parks. 2002. pp. 87-88.
Site originally submitted by Richard Walker on March 19, 2023.
Additional contributions by Joan Greer.
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