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Address: Ramona and 4th Street, Los Osos, CA
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Great little preserve . Easy walk but look out for the poison oak. Really enjoyed the environment and seeing deer close and birds on the shore

Reviewed 23 March 2017
Erlinda2g
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Bakersfield, California
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Bakersfield, California
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23 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Great little preserve . Easy walk but look out for the poison oak. Really enjoyed the environment and seeing deer close and birds on the shore

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Los Osos, California
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Just a quick place to walk through or sit an contemplate. Full of wildlife - birds, ducks, turtles, etc. One evening I was met with a doe and her two brand new fawns.

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Paso Robles, CA
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554 reviews
196 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Sweet Springs provides an attractive window on the coast, with good views. A quiet place to relax. Parking is limited.

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Thank paso57
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35 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Walking through the small park to look at the view of Morro Rock and see the birds. Saw a banded kingfisher, and some other sea birds. While I was there an incredible site, a bald eagle flew in to the area and a Peregrine Falcon attacked the eagle the eagle turned upside down and talons came out to defend himself.... More 

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Thank Marion R
Chicago, Illinois, United States
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461 reviews
94 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This is a nice place to take a stroll and breathe in the eucalyptus. Very nice park. Dogs and babies welcome. Birds can be seen from a distance as well.

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Thank Bonnie T
Los Osos, California
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is a beautiful Local gem, where you can stroll through the forest of Eucalyptus trees where Monarchs migrate and see lots of native area plants or just sit, relax, and bird watch where the forest meets the ocean. It is an excellent place to see Great Blue Herons and white Egrets. My son had his Senior portraits taken here,... More 

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Thank Flwrgrl89
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30 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Sweet springs Nature Preserve borders the south end of Morro Bay Estuary and offers tremendous views of the estuary and Morro Rock besides being a viewing location for ducks and other water birds. Short walk from street parking. Slight slope to trail, tranquil area amongst eucalyptus trees.

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Thank Otter-play
San Luis Obispo, California
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62 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

This sweet little preserve is walking distance from us. I've been here many many times. It is a Monarch butterfly wintering area. You can sit on a little pier to gaze at birds or the estuary. You can walk through the trails and see turtles and ducks in the pond. We have seen a bald eagle over the past 2... More 

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Thank Liza W
Ventura, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

This is another preserve in the Baywood area of Los Osos. The preserve can be found by going through town towards Montana de Oro and turning off before you head up the hill. Lots of parking out front where it does not look like much. Its about 90 acres with a one mile path. Lots of herons and other birds.... More 

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Thank CWS55
Los Osos, California
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33 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

The quiet walk through the trees to end at a pond full of ducks and the back bay to your back, doesn't get any better than this. You can look to your hearts content and never see the same thing twice.

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