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Address: 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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Scenic hiking trail in the Montana De Oro State Park.

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Hike It!

Level, knee-friendly, uncrowded, just plain beautiful. We were there in March and enjoyed all the blooming flowers and the bright green of spring as well as the sounds and sights... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
nojgenny
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Sparks, Nevada
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Clayton, California
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658 reviews
182 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an easy trail with not much elevation gain; it is wide and relatively smooth, but beware it is a dirt and gravel trail. There is access to the beach from this trail involving steps. It's worth it to go down at low tide to search out the marine life.

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Thank Dale W
Sparks, Nevada
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21 reviews
14 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Level, knee-friendly, uncrowded, just plain beautiful. We were there in March and enjoyed all the blooming flowers and the bright green of spring as well as the sounds and sights of the ocean.

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Thank nojgenny
Bakersfield, California
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23 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Really love this place.. just breathe it in ...soak up nature and let everything else go. You can just sit or walk or hike or explore,get your feet wet

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St. George, Utah
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Walked this trail. Fun places to explore. Beautiful sunrise and sunset view. Paved walking/jogging trail.

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Thank cindmo
Torrance, California
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 26 December 2016

We had a wonderful experience. The view of the ocean was breathtaking. The bluffs were unique. Saw sea caves and blow holes. Multitude of birds of various species flying and resting on the rocks.

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Thank adventurelady2016
San Luis Obispo, California
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57 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

This is my go to flat trail of about 4 miles round trip. Beautiful ocean bluff trail with seasonal highlights of wildflowers, whale spouts, occasional snakes crossing the trail, lizards, birds, ground squirrels, marine birds, coyotes. Parking can be a problem on peak visitation holiday weekends. It is also near the trailhead to Valencia Peak.

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Thank Liza W
Los Osos, California
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33 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

A great place to get your run on and enjoy the ocean view and breeze to move you along. Not a difficult path to maneuver and a well groomed path to keep you moving.

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Thank hungrynomore2016
Los Osos, California
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28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

This is a spectacular walk with an unforgettable view! We have traveled the world and this panorama and beats them all. Always glad to get to come HOME to this place! Stop here and smell the ocean!!! Breathe in!!!

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Thank Jan N
Nitro, West Virginia
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

I took my family/grandkids here in August. It is one of the most accessible trails to some of the most beautiful pristine coastline you will find. We didn't do the entire trail. We went down to where the tide pools are spent some time exploring there and then hiked back. You will see waves crashing against the bluffs/rock cliffs, Morro... More 

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Larkspur, Colorado
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457 reviews
250 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 254 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

What was most fun about driving this road and walking along the bluff was how far you could see along the coast. The high viewpoint was stunning and had many great trails from high on the bluff down to the water. We enjoyed seeing all of the people enjoying the trails on horseback. We were very lucky as the visibility... More 

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