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Address: Patricia Drive, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
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+1 805-781-7248
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Named because it resembles a bishop's hat, the highest peak of the Morros...

Named because it resembles a bishop's hat, the highest peak of the Morros range is heavily used by hikers and bicyclists. The climb to the top will take anywhere from one to two hours depending on your fitness level.

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Great Hike!!

Takes about 90 min up and 30 min down . But I'm old and slow! My teens love this hike. Keep dogs on leash or get big fine. Dog bowl at top.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Takes about 90 min up and 30 min down . But I'm old and slow! My teens love this hike. Keep dogs on leash or get big fine. Dog bowl at top.

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San Luis Obispo, California
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34 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

If you want a great hike in SLO on the Central Coast, this is it. Whether it's a clear day or not the views from the top of Bishops Peak are spectacular. On an overcast day the peaks jut through the clouds like islands in the sky. On a clear day you can see 360 degrees of the Centeal coast... More 

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Morgan Hill
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 7 February 2017

I hiked this with my son. You do need to be in shape for this hike. :-) I made it to the very top, but just could not get on that lookout rock at the end, because the edge made me too nervous. But, all along the way I was awestruck by the beauty. A must if you are visiting... More 

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Thank ChooseKindness
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Reviewed 19 January 2017

Nice hour hike, gorgeous views, careful at the top with the steep rocks. Views from Morro bay to the north as far as point sal to the south.

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Houston, Texas, United States
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 14 January 2017

Short hike. continuously uphill. very well worth the time and effort. Be at the top for sunset!!!! Simply beautiful.

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Thank Jalene P
San Diego, California
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Reviewed 30 December 2016

A great example of why San Luis Obispo is such a charming town: enjoy nature minutes from downtown. Bishop's Peak offers a very popular walking and running trial that isn't terribly challenging but offers awesome panoramic views of the city and surrounding areas. As the tallest of the Morro mountain range, you can see all 8 of its sister peaks... More 

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Thank michael h
Bakersfield, California
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Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

It is a great hike and not to hard it's a lot of up hill but not very far with a lot to see although their are a lot of people walking there

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Thank Garrett0504
San Luis Obispo, California
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Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

This is a very popular hike and can be crowded. Spectacular views of the city, interesting, rocky trail. Several people get hurt on this trail every year, so watch your step. It can get rather hot in the summer. Bring sufficient water.

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Thank Wanda L
San Luis Obispo County, California
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 29 November 2016

I am not an avid hiker, but as a local it is obviously an attraction. I personally have not reached the peak in my adventures, but it has been a good experience.

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Atascadero, California
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Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

If you're not completely fit, it can get a little strenuous in certain spots. It's a nice trail to bring dogs on, and know that you WILL cross paths with other hikers as it's a very popular trail. The view from the top is amazing but there are no rails to keep you from slipping off the rocks so it's... More 

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