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Bluff Trail

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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We are locals and this is our favorite walk to share with visitors..and there are many to choose... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2018
Onthego916
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Los Osos, California
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Simply breathtaking!

Oh man, the views here were just incredible. We went just after sunrise and had the place almost to... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2018
LorettaBoy
,
Belleville, Canada
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Scenic hiking trail in the Montana De Oro State Park.
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good12%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“tide pools” (8 reviews)
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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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"tide pools"
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"elevation gain"
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"rock formations"
in 3 reviews
"walk or bike"
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"central coast"
in 5 reviews
"low tide"
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"montana de oro state park"
in 3 reviews
"miles round trip"
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"gorgeous views"
in 2 reviews
"nice walk"
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"sea lions"
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"cochon"
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"cove"
in 6 reviews
"coastline"
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"ocean"
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"snakes"
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"badger"
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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

We are locals and this is our favorite walk to share with visitors..and there are many to choose from in this scenic coastal area!

Thank Onthego916
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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Oh man, the views here were just incredible. We went just after sunrise and had the place almost to ourself.

Thank LorettaBoy
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Make sure you choose the right day or else you will be walking in a howling gale or through a cloud of fog! It’s a pretty remote part of the coastline and it bears checking the weather forecast very carefully and dressing appropriately. Great access...More

Thank northernneckinn
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

it was a windy day but this didn't stop us from enjoying some amazing scenery,tide pools and rock formations carved by wind and water. The trail is an easy 2.38 miles each way but has benches and picnic tables to rest or just enjoy the...More

Thank Yosemitesteve
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

The Bluff Trail at Montana De Oro is absolutely spectacular. It is a natural wonder with the up lifting of strata, trail along the ocean bluffs, beach trail down below, wild animals, birds, flowers in the spring and at times migrating whales. There is a...More

Thank Paulatrip8
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Be sure to go when the tide is low!! So many incredible tide pools teeming with life. Would be a great place for elementary school kids and up to go exploring.

Thank CPopadich
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Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Stunning views! There is a parking lot just past Spooner Cove that has bathrooms. A tiny lot at Badger Trail trailhead and a larger one at the very end of Pecho Valley Road. The one at the end has bathrooms and a picnic table, and...More

Thank Zutaloo
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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

I drove to Los Osos to hike the Point Buchon trail. It was beautiful, but I preferred the bluff trail more because it’s equally as gorgeous, and you’re able to get closer to the cliff edges for better views/photography shots. It’s also open late, so...More

Thank TawnyLeann
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Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

There are a lot of wonderful trails to hike up and walk along in Montaño de Oro State Park, but it’s hard for me to imagine one more beautiful than the Bluff Trail. The views are stunning, with several bench areas along the way where...More

Thank Jon R
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

This trail is very easy and non-challenging and takes you along what I consider the most beautiful coastal view.

Thank Jodyne
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Teresa E
30 May 2018|
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Response from Jon R | Reviewed this property |
Not on the Bluff Trail. Pets are not allowed on many of the trails in SLO County.
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