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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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Wow! Great experience!

We have been meaning to visit here for literally 24 years and today we finally made it! We had... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
travelgirl93463
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Solvang, California
Not very impressive

I spent a few hours here because I heard that there were great hiking trails. Perhaps I went to the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Katbot56
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Melbourne, Australia
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A great network of biking trails make this state park a perfect destination for expert and beginner bikers alike.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“bluff trail” (65 reviews)
“tide pools” (46 reviews)
“morro bay” (51 reviews)
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3550 Pecho Valley Rd, Los Osos, CA 93402-4103
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+1 805-528-0513
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We have been meaning to visit here for literally 24 years and today we finally made it! We had heard from many how lovely it is. There are two ways to enter the park. We came in on Los Osos Road through the town of...More

Thank travelgirl93463
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spent a few hours here because I heard that there were great hiking trails. Perhaps I went to the wrong part of the park, but I tried a hike or two and found the scenery unimpressive - it was mainly endless scrub and sand...More

Thank Katbot56
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We were 4 families camping for 2 nights. Facilities are primitive (no flush toilets, no showers) and camp sites pretty small. However it is a gorgeous and unique surrounding!

Thank Ariella W
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Glad we took the time. Stop at the frozen yogurt place on the way. You won't be disappointed! Kind of off the beaten path but certainly worth the time and effort. I recommend going to the beach parking lot (well marked) and take the walking...More

Thank Marlin M
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Winding road through forest to great hiking trails and scenic beaches. We were told we might have issues with ticks but did not see any. We did avoid Hazard Canyon just in case.

Thank sun1967flower
Reviewed 17 August 2017

First, we have 3 small kids (6, 5 and 2yrs old) and we booked Env 3 campsite becuase it was private, quiet, and seemed beautiful. it was certainly all of those things in person but we did not stay there. The reasons: there is a...More

Thank oohlaalaa
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

This park is absolutely stunning. There is beautiful scenery around every corner. You will feel like you are in Ireland on foggy days when you walk along the bluffs. On sunny days, there is no where else like it. Great trails, friendly people. It's the...More

Thank GratitudeTraveller
Reviewed 28 July 2017

This place is a hidden gem, nature in it's glory, great tide pools, fearsome ocean cliffs, lovely rolling hills, and many great hiking trails. We stopped at the Ranch House to eat the sandwiches we brought, then headed for a clifftop trail with marvelous views....More

Thank DonaldYokum
Reviewed 26 July 2017

I've been coming here since I was a kid so I might be biased. I remember when it was easy to get a camp site and you could find a place to park. Just get here early if you are coming for the day. It...More

Thank NoBeetsPlease
Reviewed 23 July 2017

This is my favorite spot to visit and hike in Los Osos... the views are incredible and the tide pools offer hours of exploration fun!

Thank Shandeen G
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italiancreek
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.
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italiancreek
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
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Luciano L
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
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