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Montaña De Oro - California State Parks of the San Luis Obispo Coast
This park features over 8,000 acres of rugged cliffs, secluded sandy beaches, coastal plains, streams, canyons, and hills, including 1,347-foot Valencia Peak. Naturalists and backpackers enjoy the solitude and freedom found along the park’s trails. There are also mountain biking and equestrian trails. The best-known beach is Spooner’s Cove, across from the campground. The park’s name, "Mountain of Gold," comes from the golden wildflowers that bloom in spring. Wildlife in the park includes black tailed deer and the black oystercatcher. The park includes primitive and equestrian campsites.

Montaña De Oro - California State Parks of the San Luis Obispo Coast
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Montaña De Oro is one of the largest state parks in California. Close to a million people visit Montaña De Oro each year. Marine terrace bluffs, rocky coastline and magnificent coastal mountains. “Mountain of Gold” hillsides with native plants and animals. Rich cultural and historical resources.
For more information about the area contact the Morro Bay Chamber of Commerce or the San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce or the SLO Visitors and Conference Bureau.
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