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Montana de Oro State Park

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3550 Pecho Valley Rd, Los Osos, CA 93402-4103
+1 805-528-0513
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Valencia Peak

Beautiful 4 mile round trip hike with stunning views of the coastline. While everyone else was... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2016
Melanie D
via mobile
Beautiful beach and bluffs

If you're the outdoorsy type and like to climb rocks and explore like I do, you'll love this area... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2016
Lindsay A
Los Angeles, California
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A great network of biking trails make this state park a perfect destination for expert and beginner bikers alike.
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“bluff trail” (68 reviews)
“tide pools” (49 reviews)
“morro bay” (55 reviews)
3550 Pecho Valley Rd, Los Osos, CA 93402-4103
+1 805-528-0513
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Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful 4 mile round trip hike with stunning views of the coastline. While everyone else was fighting the wind on the shore, we enjoyed solitude on high. Excellent hike.

Thank Melanie D
Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

If you're the outdoorsy type and like to climb rocks and explore like I do, you'll love this area. We went up the road a few miles and parked in a lot with plenty of spaces. We walked down a 2.1 miles bluff trail and...More

Thank Lindsay A
Reviewed August 7, 2016

Stunning easy trail access low cliffwalks over sometimes thundering surf, places for contemplation, bikes, horses, Spooner's Cove picnic area.

Thank LabmeisterII
Reviewed August 3, 2016

I wish the end of the trails were marked better. You will probably have spotty cell service. Our son went off trail , he's an experienced hiker but coyote trails are not people trails. park official james was at our campsite within 20 minutes and...More

Thank ohdeo
Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

We're visited on Saturday midday. There were a lot of people, but definitely not crowded. Along with our two kiddos (8 & 6), we had our two dogs. While we didn't let them off their leashes, they still enjoyed the water & nice walk down...More

Thank kelleygirlA
Reviewed August 1, 2016

A lovely beach to visit, hike or hang out. Clean bathrooms, dirt parking lot uncrowded even on weekends in Summer. Be sure to take teh road as far as you can to see the best views.

Thank Pamela M
Reviewed July 31, 2016

First off, the bathrooms are surprisingly clean and spacious. The beach itself was really amazing! The water was really clear and cool, and the beach was not overcrowded. I saw a few kayakers around too.

1  Thank Angel P
Reviewed July 28, 2016

This has been a favorite place of mine since I was a child, and I come here at least once a year. Hiking down Hazard Canyon to the sea is a hike filled with gifts for the senses. The peaceful aroma and dappled shade of...More

2  Thank Cheryl B
Reviewed July 26, 2016

So beautiful. Many movies have been shot at this location. Also the site for many weddings. It is so beautiful. It's great to visit during a storm and watch the big waves come in.

1  Thank terrelpsiluvu
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Best spot to see the raw power of the ocean. Amazing views and excellent trails to hike. Great for family vacation or a romantic weekend.

Thank Derek B
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Stella A
November 21, 2017|
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Response from Grizingraz | Reviewed this property |
Here is what the whale websites say: Montaña de Oro State Park offers one of the best locations on the Central Coast for wildlife viewing. From here, you can see otters, seabirds, seals and dolphins. Watch whales year-round... More
November 30, 2016|
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Response from RickThePick | Reviewed this property |
There are no dump stations. There is faucets for drinking water around the campgrounds. There are no showers.
November 30, 2016|
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Response from richard s | Reviewed this property |
Water available but sorry ...no dump station. This is a fairly primitive (though beautiful) campground