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Montana de Oro State Park

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

You will love this place for a picnic at the beach and some hiking. It feels like a pirate’s ship... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
tntntnt2017
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Madera, California
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Paradise

Takes your breath away. Gorgeous walking and hiking trails offer options for all levels of fitness... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Maggers
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Los Osos, 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%
Travellers talk about
“bluff trail” (68 reviews)
“tide pools” (49 reviews)
“morro bay” (55 reviews)
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3550 Pecho Valley Rd, Los Osos, CA 93402-4103
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"bluff trail"
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"tide pools"
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"morro bay"
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"ranch house"
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"hiking trails"
in 19 reviews
"pit toilets"
in 10 reviews
"rock formations"
in 15 reviews
"central coast"
in 31 reviews
"mile hike"
in 7 reviews
"sea anemones"
in 5 reviews
"rocky beach"
in 9 reviews
"easy hike"
in 8 reviews
"great camping"
in 5 reviews
"spooners cove"
in 11 reviews
"high tide"
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"de oro"
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"waves crashing"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You will love this place for a picnic at the beach and some hiking. It feels like a pirate’s ship is going to pull in any time. The feeling is magical.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Takes your breath away. Gorgeous walking and hiking trails offer options for all levels of fitness, including the flat Bluff Trail. Different at all times of year. Be sure to stop at the Spooner Ranch House for some juicy local history of bootleggers and smugglers!...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a beautiful site that is easily reached by auto. There is parking so that you can choose to walk from a short stsroll to a 5 mile hike. We chose a two mile hike that was easy for sseniors and young children. Carry...More

Thank Diana A
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not far from popular San Luis Obispo, this park is situated on the rugged coast just south of Morro Bay. There are numerous hiking trails - along the coast and into the surrounding hillsides. Great place to view the sunset. (No dogs though...)

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Reviewed 1 January 2018

Some friends recommended we stop here while in Morro Bay and I am so glad we did. We only had a couple hours so we stopped at Sunset Beach and watched the surfers and then went to Spooner's Cove. We had planned to do the...More

1  Thank Andrea H
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

Montana de Oro has one of the most scenic walks, situated high above the ocean the views are as far as the eye can see. We stayed in Morrow Bay while visiting our two sons and it was the perfect place to get outside, walk...More

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Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

Great area to hike, walk, bike, look at tide pools, watch wildlife including Gray whales migrating south now in Dec/Jan.

2  Thank Travelin M
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

It’s a beautiful place to walk, camp, explore, learn, and enjoy nature. It is a State Park which means you cannot take shells or rocks with you when you leave, but that is why it’s still a nice place to go. You can easily check...More

Thank lucerotcb
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

Montana de Oro is a rugged stretch of coast with mostly high cliffs with large and small rock in the ocean, there about. There is a campground there and if you are camping, and need supplies, you are a few miles away from Los Osos...More

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Reviewed 18 December 2017

This place is so beautiful. Lot's of walking trails and go see the tide pools and see how many creatures you can discover. This is a great place to walk alone or with a friend and share a bottle of wine watching the waves hit...More

Thank Tasazi H
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Stella A
21 November 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
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italiancreek
30 November 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.
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italiancreek
30 November 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
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