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Montana de Oro State Park

3550 Pecho Valley Rd, Los Osos, CA 93402-4103
+1 805-528-0513
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Beautiful Diversity

The view of the upheaval of land, seeing all the layers, walking the bluff trail, looking across to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Los Osos, California
Beautiful !!!

Have been here many times over the years. Camped here with friends in the past as well as come for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Thousand Oaks, California
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A great network of biking trails make this state park a perfect destination for expert and beginner bikers alike.
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“tide pools” (53 reviews)
“morro bay” (49 reviews)
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3550 Pecho Valley Rd, Los Osos, CA 93402-4103
+1 805-528-0513
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The view of the upheaval of land, seeing all the layers, walking the bluff trail, looking across to Morro Rock & down to Spooner's Cove & if the tide is high, seeing the blow hole. Many birds, animals, flowers, and at times migrating Whales may...More

Thank Paulatrip8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been here many times over the years. Camped here with friends in the past as well as come for the day. The coastal path along the cliffs is spectacular. The water is crystal clear and the rocks and cliffs amazing. The vegetation varies throughout...More

Thank Ev4green
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We saw people posting wildflowers here, so we decided to visit the park. The flowers is a little off season. But we still enjoyed walking and ocean.

Thank Fei L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You can make this hike as long or short as you want. We ended up not looping it and hiking along the Bluff trails and oceanfront back to the parking lot, for a total of 9.5 miles. The fog blocked our view at the top,...More

Thank tawnyyyy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bring your hiking boots or your surf board. This area is beautiful and not as crowded as nearby Pismo or Morro Bay. I can't wait to come back and explore with a picnic. One of CA hidden treasures and a must see if your heading...More

Thank Denapriser
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Coves, bluff trails above the Pacific, sand dunes, long sandy beach, camping, mountain trails with views, rocky coast, tide pools, forest paths, wild natural setting. Has it all..

Thank Ronn K
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Iconic California coastal walk. Easy path along the raised shoreline is popular, but don't miss the other walks and mountain bike trails on the other side of the road. Nice place for a sunset picnic.

Thank morrso
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

What a gem. Gorgeous views of the dunes and ocean, a great network of hiking trails, fields of wildflowers, and convenient parking, all for free!

Thank CaseyfromBoston
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Primitive campground but oh so beautiful. Absolutely amazing views and display of nature. Reserve in advance

1  Thank MissionSabai
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We were headed to Morro Bay but stayed at the Back Bay Inn. Not crowded and beautiful! Very uncrowded nature area and picturesque.

Thank zapprint
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is there a dump station at this facility? Is water available or is this a dry campground?
30 November 2016|
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Response from RickThePick | Reviewed this property |
There are no dump stations. There is faucets for drinking water around the campgrounds. There are no showers.
1. Is there a dump station at Montana de Oro. If not, is there one close by? 2. Is this a dry campground or is water available?
30 November 2016|
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Response from richard s | Reviewed this property |
Water available but sorry ...no dump station. This is a fairly primitive (though beautiful) campground
Luciano L
My girlfriend is super picky about stuff. Are there restrooms and showers at the park?
21 September 2016|
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Response from Jollymon22 | Reviewed this property |
Aloha Luciano, I reviewed all of the previous responses to your question, and they are consistent with my recollection of the place. We did not camp there, as we just did a full hiking day trip. It is a beautiful and serene... More