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Montana de Oro State Park

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Address: Pecho Rd, Los Osos, CA
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+1 805-528-0513

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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Beautiful easy hike

The Bluffs Trail is a flat, wonderful walk along the shore with beautiful rock formations. The day we were there was extremely windy and a little cold, but that didn't matter... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Bluffs Trail is a flat, wonderful walk along the shore with beautiful rock formations. The day we were there was extremely windy and a little cold, but that didn't matter. It is a great hike for all ages. And there was a rainbow over Morro Bay.

Thank rscodel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most beautiful sights I've ever seen. The hike is very short and easy. You first pass through a forest and then reach a hill that overlooks the ocean. Then its an easy few steps down to the ocean and the gorgeous rock formations. Very romantic and a great workout! Wear good hiking shoes because the rocks are... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were informed about the rock formations, in particular the so called pancake rocks. On our visit it was cold and windy. Not a nice day to visit the park. We drove all the way up (Pecho Valley Rd) into he park and parked the car close to Bluff Trail. Despite the weather we took nice pictures. The park is... More 

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Chatsworth, California, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

We stayed here shortly before Thanksgiving. The campground is popular and fills up quickly. You really have to make reservations most of the year. The campground is secluded and does not have views on the ocean. Some sites offer little privacy but there are sites which offer shade and privacy. We had site 17. Good site for both tent and... More 

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San Luis Obispo, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

This is a handicapped accessible, walk. I've reviewed before, but just wanted to remind visitors that a blowhole is located in the second cove past the first bench on Bluff Trail (main entrance). The spray was so high, it blew over the top of the observation area, over 30-40 feet in the air. It reminded me (on a lesser scale)... More 

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Placentia, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

My girlfriend and I stayed here for one night. Unfortunately, we really didn't have time to explore it the way I would have liked to. We did manage to make it to the cove, which is about a ten minute walk from where we camped. I believe it is called Spooner's Cove or maybe it's Schooner's Cove. Either way, it's... More 

Thank Luciano L
Cascade, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

We lived here when I was younger, the ranch is now a state park. Nice conversion, highlighting natural features. Small, fun beach. Lots of hiking, biking trails. Ranch house where I lived is restored to the early days of occupancy. Interesting tour!

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

We went on Thanksgiving Day (along with lots of others who had the same idea!). Had a really nice walk, and the views were stunning. Free attraction, lots of parking.

Thank travelgames
Pacific Grove, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

This is a beautiful State Park with 8000 acres and 7 miles of coastline. Spectacular views and a lot of history as a dairy ranch and a red bean and barely farm. The visitor's center is a must see. Very friendly and informative docents.

Thank RickThePick
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

We love this beautiful state Park. Lots of cliffs, so keep the little ones close by. Romantic spot to go as well. Benches along the way. Outhouses are available. Beautiful place to take photos.

Thank Bethanie A

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