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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Tenders are invited for Refuse Disposal & Recycling Morro Bay SP, Montana de Oro, Morro Strand SB
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.
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.
Stop for the Lawrence of Arabia-size dunes at Montana de Oro State Park.
That accounts for the color and composition of the Monterey shale here at the top of Valencia Peak in Montana de Oro State Park - creamy gold and dreadfully fragile, crumbling into shards with the slightest tread of a hiking boot.
Hiking and Biking in San Luis Obispo County: The region offers many parks with wonderful trails, such as the Bob Jones Trail - a "City to the Sea" bike trail which winds through the forested valley alongside San Luis Obispo Creek towards Avila Beach, and Montana de Oro State Park which offers gorgeous coastal trails and tidal pools.
s interests in the Mexico property portfolio, which consists of the Universo and Montana de Oro properties totaling over 400,000 hectares in two historic mining regions of Mexico.
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.
Yet this still serves as a convenient base of operations for exploring the offerings of the Central Coast, from Montana de Oro State Park to the Paso Robles wine country.
Go for a coastal hike in our many pet-friendly parks, such as Montana De Oro ("Mountain of Gold"), one of the largest state parks in California.
0% NSR on the properties comprising the Lluvia de Oro project forming part of the Montana de Oro Property, Subject in each case to certain rights of Revolution to repurchase a portion of the NSR; and
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.

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