John Steinbeck visited Carmel Valley River frequently it was inspiration to his writing of Cannery Row in which he illustrates the beauty of this natural wildlife preserve, the boisterous nature of frogs the swimming hole & beautiful sandy beach which is part of this 5.6 acre property nestled on the willow lined banks of Carmel River. If you want to experience the beauty & tranquility of Carmel Valley then take a break and walk in the footsteps of a great writer!
"There were frogs there all right, thousands of them. Their voices beat the night, they boomed and barked and croaked and rattled. They sang to the stars, to the waning moon, to the waving grasses. They bellowed love songs and challenges."
- John Steinbeck, Cannery Row