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Fiscalini Ranch Preserve

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Address: Off Highway 1, South on Windsor, Cambria, CA
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It's always delightful!!

We often are treated to being able to view many whales on the horizon. Such a thrill! Also, once a whale and her babe came VERY close to the shore and we were able to look down... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Manhattan Beach, CA
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Manhattan Beach, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We often are treated to being able to view many whales on the horizon. Such a thrill! Also, once a whale and her babe came VERY close to the shore and we were able to look down upon them. See otters love this area as well.

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Cambria, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Super view of ocean and abundant sea life. Good place to walk dogs and just enjoy peaceful surroundings.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife has RA so long hikes are not something she can do, but this hike is perfect. It's a beautiful mostly flat hike along the pacific coast. Busy with both visitors and locals. people are friendly including the many dogs we crossed paths with. Definitely a great little walk to stretch the legs a bit. Great for all age... More 

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Cambria, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quieter than the Moonstone Beach area with more choice of pathways to follow. There's a boardwalk along the ocean, a flatter and straighter emergency road that can be accessed from either the south or north end, or there are many trails on the hilltop and into the forest. There is info about the trails and flora and fauna at the... More 

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Madera, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To access this beautiful preserve you must drive through a residential area on the far end of Moonstone Beach area. There is a choice of several different trails. We hiked the Boardwalk trail along the Ocean cliffs. It is moderate level but absolutely beautiful.

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Shingletown Ca.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place to go hiking. Great trails and boardwalk with stunning views of the ocean. Don't miss this if you stay in Cambria!

1 Thank kijii
bay area
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Liked this trail along the cliff, easy to walk with the path. To get to the trail starting point, one need to go through residential internal streets and some GPS have hard time to get you to this trail but other than that liked this relaxing walk along the coast

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Cambria, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

There is nothing as spectacular as this parcel of land tucked between the residential areas of Cambria. The trails are for all skill levels and the expanse of nature hides all sorts of wonderful creatures from deer to hawks, ground squirrels to red-legged frogs, and much more. There are docent-led walks so you can learn more about the flora and... More 

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Lakewood, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Although many people know about Moonstone Beach, there is an equally impressive area to walk called "Fiscalini Ranch." It is about a mile loop, and from the boardwalk path, there are lots of little trails leading to benches and other lookout points. It's a great place to bring dogs. The views are spectacular with the ragged coast on one side... More 

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Fresno, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Took a hike from town, up across the highway, and up to the ridge. Beautiful day and beautiful view!

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