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#19 of 90 state parks in California

Best trails in Montana De Oro State Park

1821 Reviews
Looking for a great trail in Montana De Oro State Park, California? AllTrails has 22 great hiking trails, trail running trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 13 moderate trails in Montana De Oro State Park ranging from 2.8 to 11.4 miles and from 22 to 1,368 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description

Montana de Oro State Park is a great place to explore central coast beaches. You can get a wonderful view from the top of Valencia Peak. There are trails for hikers, bikers, and equestrian trails.

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Map of trails in Montana De Oro State Park
Park information
Acreage:
8000 acres
Park hours
Monday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sunday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Contact
805-772-6101
Helpful links
Top trails (22)
#1 - Montana del Oro Bluff Trail
Montana De Oro State Park
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Length: 4.6 mi • Est. 2 h 6 m
Montana del Oro Bluff Trail is a 4.6 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Los Osos, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a numbShow more
#2 - Valencia Peak Trail
Montana De Oro State Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(471)
Length: 4.2 mi • Est. 2 h 32 m
Valencia Peak is a coastal mountain located within Montana De Oro State Park. This trail offers gorgeous views of the Central Coast, great views of Morro Bay, Cayucos and you can see Cambria and beyonShow more
#3 - Hazard Peak Trail
Montana De Oro State Park
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Length: 11.2 mi • Est. 5 h 44 m
Hazard Peak Trail is a 11.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Los Osos, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activityShow more
#4 - Coon Creek Trail
Montana De Oro State Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(141)
Length: 7.1 mi • Est. 3 h 44 m
The trail starts off very flat with minimal elevation gain. After about two miles, the trail steepens as you climb to Oats Peak. There is minimal shade and temperatures can get hot, so be sure to brinShow more
#5 - Islay Creek Hazard Peak Loop Trail
Montana De Oro State Park
hardYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(66)
Length: 8.6 mi • Est. 4 h 21 m
Islay Creek Hazard Peak Loop Trail is a 8.6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Los Osos, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a nShow more
#6 - Valencia Peak and Bluff Trail Loop
Montana De Oro State Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(51)
Length: 6.4 mi • Est. 3 h 36 m
Valencia Peak and Bluff Trail Loop is a 6.4 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Los Osos, California that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hikiShow more
#7 - Hazard Reef Trail
Montana De Oro State Park
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Length: 0.9 mi • Est. 27 m
An easy out and back trail down to an isolated reef area known for its tidal pools. Show more
#8 - Oats Peak Trail
Montana De Oro State Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(65)
Length: 10.1 mi • Est. 5 h 2 m
Oats Peak Trail is a 10.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Los Osos, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of acShow more
#9 - Morro Bay Sand Spit Trail
Montana De Oro State Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray Star(46)
Length: 10.2 mi • Est. 4 h 25 m
Morro Bay Sand Spit Trail is a 10.2 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Los Osos, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a nuShow more
#10 - Oats Peak Loop Trail
Montana De Oro State Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(33)
Length: 9.3 mi • Est. 4 h 44 m
Nice trail with views of the ocean This trail is a medium hike with a few difficult uphill climbs then down to a valley along a small stream to the oceanShow more
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