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Explore The PG-Steinbeck Tour


Ed Ricketts was known to collect specimens in the great tide pool area. John Steinbeck mentions the great tide pool in his book Cannery Row. The area is a protected wildlife area with many birds of all types and an abundance of marine creatures. High tide is an especially dangerous time, high waves and swift currents have claimed many lives in the great tide pool.

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