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Sweet Springs Nature Preserve

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Ramona and 4th Street, Los Osos, CA
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Small but Amazing

Sweet Springs is a small area but has great views and a small freshwater pond. Nice short walk to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
William J
Los Osos, California
Best walk

Enjoy the smells and sounds of the preserve which overlooks the back bay of Morro Bay. Beautiful... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2017
Doris B
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Ramona and 4th Street, Los Osos, CA
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Sweet Springs is a small area but has great views and a small freshwater pond. Nice short walk to see nature among the eucalyptus trees.

Thank William J
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Enjoy the smells and sounds of the preserve which overlooks the back bay of Morro Bay. Beautiful, serene.

Thank Doris B
Reviewed 14 August 2017

A truly magical area that is being manicured and renovated...If the docent's account of the process is correct, when complete it will be likened to a Disney rendition of nature. Having experienced this wonderland untouched, the compromise of a meandering yellow ochre, poured sandstone path...More

Thank Jackie H
Reviewed 3 August 2017

A lovely walk in a quiet beautiful place. It's very peaceful. Bring small binoculars to see what's out there.

Thank ThebazileP
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I have walked through this preserve many times. Each time there is something new to see. The slightly brackish spring wate r attracts schools of fish that swim up its meandering clear water pools from the adjacent salt water bay. Golden eagles, hawks, great herons...More

Thank dawnmH3919KA
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Live nearby, personal favorite, peaceful and always cool. You can hear the ocean and overlook the estuary. Morro Rock in the distance and shadowed by trees and great for photos. A piece of paradise,

Thank 11minicooper
Reviewed 23 June 2017

The Preserve leads done to the lagoon/ Bay Area, part of Moro Bay through woods and past ponds. Great and little egrets, blue heron, song sparrow and other species.

Thank Graham D
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Great blue herons, egrets, pond turtles, etc at this lovingly tended community nature reserve. Good place for quiet contemplation.

Thank Amy O
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Ever changing with the weather and tides, Sweet Springs is always beautiful. Dirt trails wind around the springs and over wooden bridges and out to a wooden boardwalk to a nice overlook of the back bay. Occasional deer or two can surprise some early mornings,...More

Thank Paulatrip8
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Well maintained preserve - went there late afternoon and there was no one else there. Some beautiful views across the preserve. Did not see a lot of birds.

Thank Ev4green
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