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Address: Montana de Oro State Park starts just past Ranger Station, 5 miles south of Los Osos near the end of Pecho Valley Road, Los Osos, CA
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Scenic hiking trail in the Montana De Oro State Park.

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Sweeping Views of Central California Coastline

What was most fun about driving this road and walking along the bluff was how far you could see along the coast. The high viewpoint was stunning and had many great trails from... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Oceandweller7
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Larkspur, Colorado
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Larkspur, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What was most fun about driving this road and walking along the bluff was how far you could see along the coast. The high viewpoint was stunning and had many great trails from high on the bluff down to the water. We enjoyed seeing all of the people enjoying the trails on horseback. We were very lucky as the visibility... More 

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Beaumont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I have always gone to Montano de Oro while on vacation and never did the Bluff Trail. Finally, on our last trip we decided to go check it out. OMG the views from up on the Bluff were just amazing. Especially during sunset. The hike was easy for us beginners.

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Los Osos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Amazing trail along the coast, crashing waves against white cliffs, wild life and seasonal flowers, easily accessible, beach access, tide pools, Coast Range as background, this trail has it all!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

The roar of the waves and the unusual rock formations make this one of the most beautiful and easy hikes in the Central Coast. Don't miss it, but bring a jacket because it can get pretty chilly

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San Diego
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Walked this on the first day. Hazy out and nice breeze. Bring a jacket. Accessible near visitor's center. If you walk to the other end, there is a port o potty there in the parking lot. Watch out for snakes.

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Make sure if you visit the area, you hike the trails along the bluffs - beautiful, beautiful area. You will not regret stopping for a day or two or three and spending some quiet time at this location. One of nature's true wonders.

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California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

This is a relatively easy out-and-back, 3.5 mile hike. The views of the rocky coast are fantastic with waves rolling in and breaking on the rocks. The path is wide and the hike can be crowded at peak times of the year. This trip, there were not many people. I imagine it is always windy here, but if you don't... More 

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Port Talbot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

This place is fantastic.All levels of walking.So peacefull.The coastline is breathtaking with amazing surf/waves.Cute squirrels pop up everywhere.Nice flat walk.Can also take picnics.Highly recommend

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Santa Clarita, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

This trail is so easy for all to enjoy the majestic views of the ocean. We sat and watched the sun set. We saw wales, sea lions, dolphins and a couple of sea otters. Great for biking as well. John & LynNita Ellis

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Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

This is a great walk if you don't want to to have a lot of people around you. It is a bit hard to find. You come into the park and just keep driving. There is an old store on the left (it wasn't open yet), but they have maps there of the walk). Turn back to the main road... More 

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