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Very pleasant

Always a delight to just walk through or attend events. It is always very pleasant and adds to the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
TusharOza
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Big Pine, California
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Hike for the Wine

This is one of the most popular hikes in San Luis Obispo. Sometimes it can be crowded, with college... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
brittanyanneblue
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San Luis Obispo, California
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Named because it resembles a bishop's hat, the highest peak of the Morros range is heavily used by hikers and bicyclists. The climb to the top will take anywhere from one to two hours depending on your fitness level.
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Always a delight to just walk through or attend events. It is always very pleasant and adds to the good cheer for our small community. The events and activies really enhance the spirit to our neighborhoods. Keep up the good work. Thank you for all...More

Thank TusharOza
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the most popular hikes in San Luis Obispo. Sometimes it can be crowded, with college kids. Make sure you bring water and allow at least 1.5 hours round trip. It takes about 1 hour to go up (or longer depending on...More

Thank brittanyanneblue
Reviewed 1 week ago

First, it is kind of strange to be reviewing a mountain, nevertheless, I can see how it's useful. This is a good hike, not a walk in the park. Come prepared. Bring sunscreen and water. It's a nice hike. San Luis County has many hikes....More

Thank laurennfirth
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must see view of San Luis Obispo. Start at several places, but I usually start along Foothill Blvd, just outside the city limits. You'll see parking on the Bishop Peak side of the road. The first part is a little steep but...More

Thank Mark N
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great hike for anyone from a beginner hiker to experienced and everyone in between. The views are amazing!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely hike on a Saturday Birthday morning with two dear friends. Can be strenuous toward the top if you’re not somewhat active. Take water and a snack. There are a couple of benches at the top. About 4.5 round trip from the Patricia trailhead. I...More

1  Thank Ramona X
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

First, please don’t make our mistake by starting on the Foothill Blvd. side of the mountain. That hike starts straight up the mountain and is pretty steep and requires some rock scrambling. Start at the trailhead and the hike will be moderate (in our minds,...More

Thank TulaKitty
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

This is a challenging hike. I am 60 and run about 10 miles a week. I had to stop a few times on the assent to rest. I started the hike at 10:00 and it got pretty hot. It took me about an hour to...More

1  Thank Eel55
Reviewed August 2, 2018

I recommend you do this hike early morning. it gets hot and be sure to bring a hat, sunscreen, water. the later you go the more people will be on the summit trail and it might spoil the experience. The trails are well marked and...More

2  Thank gatecrasher
Reviewed July 25, 2018

Pretty views all around. Take along lots of water. You need to watch out for lots of poison oak all along the trail.

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Brittany L
October 13, 2018|
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Response from patterd7 | Reviewed this property |
I would look into some other trails, this trail is pretty rigorous.
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Kayla E
April 13, 2017|
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Response from Wanda L |
I am always cautious and generally do not hike in bad weather. The drainage is good on this trail. If there were any question of lightning, definitely would not go. Even on good days, I am always mindful of where I place... More
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canu85
January 30, 2017|
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Response from Jalene P | Reviewed this property |
The last time I made it to the top it took about 45 minutes. I was in my early 50's and needed to stop and catch my breath. You can hike the trails without going all the way to the top. There are still beautiful vistas.
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