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Beautiful trail

This is a wonderful coastal hike. I loved the rock formations and sea caves. The caves at the far... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Hear, feel and touch the Pacific Ocean

The Cliff Walk located in Montana de Oro State Park on the Central Coast in California, overlooks... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
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Scenic hiking trail in the Montana De Oro State Park.
Montana de Oro State Park starts just past Ranger Station, 5 miles south of Los Osos near the end of Pecho Valley Road, Los Osos, CA
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a wonderful coastal hike. I loved the rock formations and sea caves. The caves at the far end of coon creek beach are super fun to explore at low tide. The short flat walk around the bluff is Easy and flat , great...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

The Cliff Walk located in Montana de Oro State Park on the Central Coast in California, overlooks the Pacific Ocean, rocks full of cormorants, oystercatchers and a variety of shore birds. This is also a walk for those interested in geology as the turbulent wave...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Don’t miss this hidden gem in Los Oso, CA. Hiking, camping, swimming, biking, walking... absolutely stunning!!

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Deborah R
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Stay on trail, critters are in the bushes, fog comes in and goes out. Earlier the better for peace and quite. There are some restrooms available. Parking can fill up fast. The farther out you go the more beautiful the cliffs and shore become.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank CentralCoastDiverSLO
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

We are locals and this is our favorite walk to share with visitors..and there are many to choose from in this scenic coastal area!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Onthego916
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Oh man, the views here were just incredible. We went just after sunrise and had the place almost to ourself.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank LorettaBoy
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Make sure you choose the right day or else you will be walking in a howling gale or through a cloud of fog! It’s a pretty remote part of the coastline and it bears checking the weather forecast very carefully and dressing appropriately. Great access...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank northernneckinn
Reviewed 28 March 2018

it was a windy day but this didn't stop us from enjoying some amazing scenery,tide pools and rock formations carved by wind and water. The trail is an easy 2.38 miles each way but has benches and picnic tables to rest or just enjoy the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Yosemitesteve
Reviewed 4 March 2018

The Bluff Trail at Montana De Oro is absolutely spectacular. It is a natural wonder with the up lifting of strata, trail along the ocean bluffs, beach trail down below, wild animals, birds, flowers in the spring and at times migrating whales. There is a...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Paulatrip8
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Be sure to go when the tide is low!! So many incredible tide pools teeming with life. Would be a great place for elementary school kids and up to go exploring.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Teresa E
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Response from jonr105 | Reviewed this property |
Not on the Bluff Trail. Pets are not allowed on many of the trails in SLO County.