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First time there! It was really cool seeing all those structures all over this hill in the middle... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
nancyzalzalah
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Paso Robles, California
Thoroughly enjoyable hike with some interesting sights to see!

Our family thoroughly enjoyed hiking into and around the creative architectural oddities that are... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
Jon R
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San Luis Obispo, California
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Eight-mile running trail lined with plants, flowers, and cows.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time there! It was really cool seeing all those structures all over this hill in the middle of no where. Best time is on weekends when parking is free if you go during the week you need to obtain a permit. Best to go...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Our family thoroughly enjoyed hiking into and around the creative architectural oddities that are awaiting you here. We didn’t know what to expect, but what we found was quite interesting — an array of structures running the gamut from formerly semi-functional residences to pieces best...More

1  Thank Jon R
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

Has some neat architectural things to see, a nice hike and many horses around! Our favorite was the Mushroom looking house, it was oh so creative.

Thank Anastasia C
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

The girls were asking to go on a hike to see new things. They loved it here! It was a easy hike and the girls loved all the structures. I highly recommend!

Thank Charlene M
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

We arrived late in the morning at Cal Poly SLO campus in search of its Experimental Structures Facility, also known as the Architecture Graveyard. This little-known element of the campus was largely created and, in some cases, renovated by teams of architecture and design seniors...More

Thank Jerry M
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Reviewed 11 May 2017

This was a nice easy hike into the area behind the campus. There are a number of old Senior Projects on the trail that are interesting to look at.

Thank Marshall W
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Reviewed 6 May 2017

This is a great place for short or long trails. Foot or mountain bikes. Flat and hilly. The view from the ridge (where the P is) is worth the hike. Right now, lots of water running in the creek. Hiking length can vary from mile...More

1  Thank Liza W
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Reviewed 3 February 2017

Not only is this a great moderate hike that doesn't require a high level of fitness, but exploring Cal Poly's architectural graveyard makes this really fun for both kids and adults. Come on a weekend for best parking availability.

Thank Catherine O
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Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We anticipated this hike because we wanted to see the architecture graveyard and the swing. We circled around for 45 minutes to find a parking place. We found metered parking for times up to two hours. All were full. Very disappointed. We went to the...More

Thank nancypants911
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Reviewed 16 November 2016

Nice easy hike. Poly student engineering projects, older and not kept up but very interesting none the less.

Thank Eric M
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