State Parks of San Luis Obipso Coast  
 
California State Parks of the San Luis Obispo North Coast
Cayucos State Beach
Estero Bluffs
Harmony Headlands
Limekiln
Hearst San Simeon SP
WR Hearst State Beach
Hearst Castle
North Coast Access Plan
California State Parks of the San Luis Obispo South Coast
Los Osos Oaks
Montaña De Oro
Natural History Museum
Morro Bay State Park
Morro Strand State Beach
Morro Rock Preserve
Oceano Dunes
Pismo State Beach
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The mission of California State Parks is to provide for the health, inspiration and education of the people of California by helping to preserve the state's extraordinary biological diversity, protecting its most valued natural and cultural resources, and creating opportunities for high-quality outdoor recreation.
Halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles along the central California coastline is a meeting of land and sea that is an integral part of the California State Parks system. Beaches, waterfalls, natural and cultural preserves are all part of the Central Coast State Parks. In this breathtaking region, redwoods march down to the sea, wildlife thrives along the rugged coastline, and sand dunes protect endangered plants and animals as part of this natural treasure.
New Hearst Property Aquisition - California State Parks has acquired additional property for Hearst San Simeon State Park.
Cayucos State Beach - Known for its beautiful sandy shoreline, pier fishing, surfing, and swimming, this quaint little town has something for everyone.
Estero Bluffs State Park - This park has a variety of natural resources that include inter-tidal areas, native grasslands, wetlands, low bluffs and coastal terraces with 3-miles of beach along Villa Creek.
Limekiln State Park - Features breathtaking views of the Big Sur Coast, the beauty of the redwoods, hiking trails, camping and historic limekilns.
Los Osos Oaks State Natural Reserve - This State Natural Reserve was created to protect stands of 700-year-old oaks with the help of the Small Wilderness Area Preservation (SWAP) Foundation. 
Montaña de Oro State Park - This is one of California's largest state parks with 8000-acres of hiking, biking, equestrian trails, seven miles of coastline, cliffs, tidepools and camping. 
Morro Bay State Park -One of the most famous landmarks, Morro Rock is home to peregrine falcons. The park has a marina for boating, kayaking and fishing.  The bird estuary is next to this 135-site campground. Also enjoy bird watching, hiking and golfing.
Morro Bay State Park Museum of Natural History - Features hands-on exhibits, interactive displays, lectures, guided walks and school tours to educate locals and visitors about the ecology of the Morro Bay estuary.
Morro Bay State Park Golf Course - A treasure for all skill levels, Morro Bay State Park Golf Course is a favorite among visitors and locals because of the magnificent views of Black Hills and the Morro Bay Estuary.
Pismo State Beach - There are two campgrounds, Oceano and North Beach campground in this 1000-acre park. Also famous for the Monarch Butterfly Grove and Pismo Dunes.
Oceano Dunes SVRA - Formerly known as Pismo Dunes, this park includes 1,500-acres of open sand dunes for off-road-vehicles is among the most popular and unique of California State Parks.
Hearst San Simeon State Park - Its location along scenic Highway One, just a few miles from Hearst Castle, access to the beaches, tidepools, trails, and rocky coastline. Day-use areas include Leffingwell Landing, Santa Rosa Creek, San Simeon Nature Preserve and Washburn.
W.R. Hearst Memorial Beach - This day-use park offers 24 picnic sites, barbeque grills and easy beach access.  Recreational activies include swimming, kayaking, pier-fishing and a visit to the Coastal Discovery Center.


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