Best trails in Pismo State Beach

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Looking for a great trail in Pismo State Beach, California? AllTrails has 5 great hiking trails, walking trails, kid friendly 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. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 4 easy trails in Pismo State Beach ranging from 1.3 to 4.8 miles and from 9 to 85 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description
Pismo State Beach offers all kinds of attractions: hiking, swimming, surf fishing, and digging for the famous Pismo clam. There are tree-lined dunes and the beach is popular with bird watchers. The park has the largest over-wintering colony of monarch butterflies in the U.S. Ocean Lagoon has a wheelchair-accessible fishing overhang. Several restaurants are within 2 blocks of the campground. ATV rentals are available within 2 blocks of the park. A trolly service provides access to the surrounding community.
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Map of trails in Pismo State Beach
Park information
Park hours
Monday
All day
Tuesday
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Wednesday
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Thursday
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Friday
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Saturday
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Sunday
All day
Mailing address
Pismo State Beach
555 Pier Avenue
Oceano, CA 93445
Contact
(805) 489-1869
Top trails (5)
#1 - 5 City's Coast Walk
Pismo State Beach
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Length: 8.2 mi • Est. 3 h 24 m
This trail is experiencing full or partial closure due to COVID-19. Please see the open trails nearby for alternate hiking options. Beautiful walk up the beach. A mix of multiple trails, 2 board walkShow more
#2 - Monarch Butterfly Grove and Meadow Creek Trail [CLOSED]
Pismo State Beach
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Length: 1.5 mi • Est. 36 m
This trail is experiencing full or partial closure due to COVID-19. Please see the open trails nearby for alternate hiking options. Show more
#3 - Coastal Access Trail at Pismo Beach [CLOSED]
Pismo State Beach
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Length: 4.8 mi • Est. 2 h 1 m
This trail is experiencing full or partial closure due to COVID-19. Please see the open trails nearby for alternate hiking options. Many opportunities to access the beach and enjoy beautiful views. Show more
#4 - Guiton Trail Oceano Lagoon [CLOSED]
Pismo State Beach
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Length: 1.3 mi • Est. 32 m
This trail is experiencing full or partial closure due to COVID-19. Please see the open trails nearby for alternate hiking options. Show more
#5 - Pismo Dunes [CLOSED]
Pismo State Beach
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Length: 2.4 mi • Est. 59 m
This trail is experiencing full or partial closure due to COVID-19. Please see the open trails nearby for alternate hiking options. Show more