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Sweet Springs Nature Preserve

#4 of 9 things to do in Los Osos Features Animals
Ramona and 4th Street, Los Osos, CA
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Plants,birds, and deer

Great little preserve . Easy walk but look out for the poison oak. Really enjoyed the environment... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2017
Bakersfield, California
Peaceful, quite and beautiful

Just a quick place to walk through or sit an contemplate. Full of wildlife - birds, ducks... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2017
Los Osos, California
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Ramona and 4th Street, Los Osos, CA
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

Great little preserve . Easy walk but look out for the poison oak. Really enjoyed the environment and seeing deer close and birds on the shore

2  Thank Erlinda2g
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Just a quick place to walk through or sit an contemplate. Full of wildlife - birds, ducks, turtles, etc. One evening I was met with a doe and her two brand new fawns.

1  Thank Jodyne
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Sweet Springs provides an attractive window on the coast, with good views. A quiet place to relax. Parking is limited.

Thank paso57
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Walking through the small park to look at the view of Morro Rock and see the birds. Saw a banded kingfisher, and some other sea birds. While I was there an incredible site, a bald eagle flew in to the area and a Peregrine Falcon...More

Thank Marion R
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

This is a nice place to take a stroll and breathe in the eucalyptus. Very nice park. Dogs and babies welcome. Birds can be seen from a distance as well.

Thank Bonnie T
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is a beautiful Local gem, where you can stroll through the forest of Eucalyptus trees where Monarchs migrate and see lots of native area plants or just sit, relax, and bird watch where the forest meets the ocean. It is an excellent place to...More

Thank Flwrgrl89
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Sweet springs Nature Preserve borders the south end of Morro Bay Estuary and offers tremendous views of the estuary and Morro Rock besides being a viewing location for ducks and other water birds. Short walk from street parking. Slight slope to trail, tranquil area amongst...More

Thank Otter-play
Reviewed 22 September 2016

This sweet little preserve is walking distance from us. I've been here many many times. It is a Monarch butterfly wintering area. You can sit on a little pier to gaze at birds or the estuary. You can walk through the trails and see turtles...More

Thank Liza W
Reviewed 30 August 2016

This is another preserve in the Baywood area of Los Osos. The preserve can be found by going through town towards Montana de Oro and turning off before you head up the hill. Lots of parking out front where it does not look like much....More

Thank CWS55
Reviewed 29 August 2016

The quiet walk through the trees to end at a pond full of ducks and the back bay to your back, doesn't get any better than this. You can look to your hearts content and never see the same thing twice.

Thank hungrynomore2016
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