Montaña de
Oro State Park

Montaña de Oro ("Mountain of Gold" in Spanish) is a state park in California, United States. The park is located six miles southwest of Morro Bay and 2 miles south of Los Osos. The name "Mountain of Gold" comes from the golden wildflowers found in the park. It has 8,000 acres (32 km²) of cliffs, sandy beaches, coastal plains, streams, canyons, and hills, including the 1,347-foot (411 m) Valencia Peak. The park has many hiking, mountain biking, and equestrian trails, as well as a campground located across from Spooner’s Cove, a popular beach. The Bluff Trail is an easy and popular trail along the scenic coast. Trails lead to the summits of Valencia Peak, Oats Peak, and Hazard Peak.
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Montaña de Oro’s Bluff Trail is a sanctuary of observation and discovery. Visit …
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This loop hike takes you up the backside of Hazard Peak, via Islay Creek and the…
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Valencia Peak is the 2nd highest point in Montaña de Oro and the most attainable…
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This route combines amazing rugged coastal bluffs with a steep climb through coa…
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