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Montana de Oro State Park

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Address: 3550 Pecho Valley Rd, Los Osos, CA 93402-4103
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A great network of biking trails make this state park a perfect destination...

A great network of biking trails make this state park a perfect destination for expert and beginner bikers alike.

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Spectacular Beauty!

The trails wind around the park and show ocean views from cliffs and then down to check out the tide pools. It is an easy walk and the beauty is amazing!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Pam W
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Lancaster, California
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Lancaster, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The trails wind around the park and show ocean views from cliffs and then down to check out the tide pools. It is an easy walk and the beauty is amazing!

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We went hiking here after a trip to morro bay. In hindsight, I would skip Morro Bay and spend the day here. The seaside cliffs are amazing and you can walk pretty close to the edge. There are places to go down to the beach. We went to a tidal pool with hundreds of sea anemones, crabs, and huge kelp.... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great views .wonderful ocean views. Eas y walk. Cool clean air ,sand under my feet the sound of rolling waves crashing in equals perfection

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Visiting SLO, we had a free day and decided to go here. It was mid March with perfect weather. It's warm at the parking lot, but breezy on the cliffs. We stopped in a few places within the park property. Once for the water's edge and tide pools and further into the park we found an easy hike along the... More 

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wish we had longer here. Luckily we had the perfect February day, not too cold and sun shining. Trails well marked along the cliff edge and through the scrub vegetation to the peaks. Great views. Really unspoiled. February perfect as there were less people. I imagine summer is really busy.

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St. George, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We camped at Islay Creek Campground. What a fun place to explore. Nice trails around for hiking, biking, and horseback riding. The campground is also pet friendly.

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Ashland, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice easy trails around the bluffs and great ocean wave watching. Good camping too. We have stayed there in Dec. and it was not crowded,sunny and very pleasant.

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California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you like the coast for the views of ocean crashing on rocks and outcroppings don't miss a chance to take a hike in this park. Trails are easy to moderate. Views outstanding. I've been here twice now and when in area I'll visit again.

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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I highly recommend a hike or two in this beautiful State Park. The views are breathtaking, the scenery feeds the eye and soul. One can get a work out or just simply enjoy a serene walk. When it's windy or rainy or both, the landscape is quite dramatic and on the sunny day, the colors of the ocean are spectacular.... More 

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Lake Oswego, Oregon
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Imagine a beautiful ocean view canyon, lush with vegetation and easy trails. Now imagine it without your hiking and walking buddy. You are now here. I totally get preservation and safety of wildlife. But no dogs even on leash is silly. Welcome to the strict rules of overcrowded California. To be fair, dogs are allowed on the beach at the... More 

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