Montaña de Oro State Park

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Montaña de Oro State Park

Location:6 miles southwest of Morro Bay and 7 miles south of Los Osos on Pecho Road.
Facilities:Primitive, environmental, and equestrian campsites, restrooms, picnic areas, trails, visitor center.
Activities:Camping, fishing, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, wildlife viewing.
Special Features:Park features rugged cliffs, secluded sandy beaches, coastal plains, streams, canyons, and hills, including 1,347-foot Valencia Peak. The park's name, "Mountain of Gold," comes from the golden wildflowers that bloom in spring.
Address:c/o San Luis Obispo Coast District Office
750 Hearst Castle Rd
San Simeon, CA 93452

Size: 8,357 acres.

See other parks in California.
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The blaze at Montana De Oro State Park, 10 miles south of Morro Bay, charred dense brush as it crawled through steep hills toward the coast.
From Baywood Park, follow Pecho Road toward Montana de Oro State Park and look for a short road that leads down to a parking lot at the dunes.
Decades of hikers at Montana de Oro State Park have reached a fence at the park's southern end and gazed longingly at the unspoiled California coast just beyond it.
1 -- 2) Visitors to Montana de Oro State Park may take in the view from the top of Valencia Peak, top, or navigate an extensive web of hiking trails leading away from the coastline, above.
As the official sponsor of California State Park Foundation Earth Day 2008 Restoration and Clean-ups, Albertsons stores in the Southern California division are participating in a variety of community clean-up events, including the Cuyamaca Rancho State Park, Huntington Beach State Park and Montana de Oro State Park clean-ups.
Kayaking the Morro Bay Estuary, hiking Montana de Oro State Park, hot-air-ballooning over Paso Robles wine country, and much more.
But Montana de Oro State Park is gilded in fall too--golden grassy hillsides, secluded beaches--on California's Central Coast, just south of Morro Bay.
Stop for the Lawrence of Arabia-size dunes at Montana de Oro State Park.
On March 9, volunteers with the Environmental Center of San Luis Obispo were conducting a coastal cleanup at Montana de Oro State Park and found a yellow plastic bottle with Japanese letters embossed on its base.
Located just minutes from world-renowned Hearst Castle, historic missions and breathtaking Montana de Oro State Park, Morro Bay also offers a myriad of year-round events including food, wine and music festivals, art fairs and car shows unique to the town.
Morro Bay and its two state parks, Montana de Oro State Park and Morro Bay State Park, has been caught up in California's mountain lion debate.
San Luis Obispo County: Montana de Oro State Park, Pismo Beach, Morro Bay, Cayucos, San Simeon State Beach, Moonstone Beach Drive.

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