Los Osos, CA Trails and Parks

Los Osos has 23 trails in the vicinity, including 19 hiking trails and 2 for mountain biking. These trails range from 1 to 8 miles in length. The most popular trails are Oats Peak Trail, Coon Creek Trail and Crespi Trail. Trails.com member Terrie C. recently completed Crespi Trail.
  • Oats Peak TrailView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Los Osos, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  3
    •  5.5 miles
    •  Guide

    The Oats Peak Trail climbs from the ocean by Spooner's Cove to the second highest peak in the park at 1373 feet. The trail crosses chaparral, ...

  • Bluff TrailView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Los Osos, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  1.5 hours
    •  3.4 miles
    •  Guide

    The Bluff Trail is an easy hike along one of the premier locations on the central California coastline. The trail snakes along the contours of ...

  • Sweet Springs Nature PreserveView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Los Osos, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  30 min.
    •  1 miles
    •  Guide

    Sweet Springs Nature Preserve is a 24-acre wetland sanctuary for nesting and migrating birds on the southeast shore of Morro Bay. There are ...

  • Quarry & Park Ridge Loop TrailView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Los Osos, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  1 hour
    •  2.5 miles
    •  Guide

    The Quarry and Park Ridge Trails are on the east side of Morro Bay State Park under the shadow of Cerro Cabrillo, a 911-foot double-peaked ridge. ...

  • Bluff Trail / Montana de Oro State ParkView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Los Osos, CA

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  3.3 miles
    •  Guide

    This is an easy 3.3-mile loop. The ride follows a hardpacked dirt trail in good condition and pavement on Pecho Valley Road. Bluff Trail is ...

  • Crespi TrailView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Los Osos, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  1.5 hours
    •  3.2 miles
    •  Guide

    The Crespi Trail is in the eastern portion of Morro Bay State Park south of Cerro Cabrillo. The trail winds across the hills through coastal ...

  • Islay Creek TrailView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Los Osos, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  3 hours
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    The Islay Creek Trail follows an old ranch road up the north side of Islay Canyon parallel to Islay Creek. The wide, level trail passes a waterfall ...

  • Islay Creek Trail / Montana de Oro State ParkView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Los Osos, CA

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    This eight-mile loop is a relatively short but demanding ride. The first three miles on Islay Creek road climb gently and steadily over several ...

  • Coon Creek TrailView Trail Details

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    Los Osos, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  2.5 hours
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    The Coon Creek Trail heads up Coon Creek Canyon alongside the winding watercourse of the year-round stream. The trail crosses six bridges over ...

  • Valencia Peak TrailView Trail Details

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    Los Osos, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  2 hours
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    Valencia Peak, at 1347 feet, has spectacular 360-degree views of Montana de Oro, Morro, Los Osos Valley and the rugged coastline from Point Sal ...

  • Reservoir Flats TrailView Trail Details

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    Los Osos, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  1 hour
    •  2.1 miles
    •  Guide

    The Reservoir Flats Trail follows a creekside canyon parallel to Islay Creek. Ferns and moss carpet the lush canyon, willows line the creek, ...

  • Ridge Trail to Hazard PeakView Trail Details

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    Los Osos, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  2 hours
    •  4.6 miles
    •  Guide

    The Ridge Trail crosses the shoulder of the mountain to Hazard Peak, a 1076-foot grassy summit. The trail follows the ridge east while overlooking ...

  • Dunes Trail to Hazard Canyon ReefView Trail Details

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    Los Osos, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  1.5 hours
    •  2.6 miles
    •  Guide

    The Dunes Trail parallels the ocean bluffs across scrub-covered dunes from Spooner's Cove. The trail leads down narrow Hazard Canyon in a eucalyptus ...

  • Morro Bay Sand SpitView Trail Details

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    Los Osos, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  3-5 hrs.
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    The Morro Bay Sand Spit is three-mile long narrow vein of land that separates Morro Bay and the estuary from the waters of Estero Bay and the ...

  • Los Osos Oaks State ReserveView Trail Details

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    Los Osos, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  1 hour
    •  2 miles
    •  Guide

    Los Osos Oaks State Reserve encompasses 85 acres that was once home to the Chumash Indians. This small reserve has ancient stands of 600-800 ...

  • Elfin Forest Natural AreaView Trail Details

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    Los Osos, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  1 hour
    •  1.5 miles
    •  Guide

    The Elfin Forest Natural Area is a 92-acre refuge at the eastern shore of Morro Bay abutting the estuary. A mile of wooden walkways with viewing ...

  • Portola PointView Trail Details

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    Los Osos, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  1 hour
    •  2 miles
    •  Guide

    Portola Hill is a 329-foot rounded volcanic hill on the east side of Morro Bay State Park. A spur trail leads up to Portola Point, offering ...

  • Chorro HillView Trail Details

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    Los Osos, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  1 hour
    •  1.8 miles
    •  Guide

    Chorro Hill ( also known as turtle Rock) is a 209-foot rounded outcropping in Morro Bay State Park. The rocky hill sits to the east of Black ...

  • Black HillView Trail Details

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    Los Osos, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  30 min. - 1.5 hrs.
    •  2.6 miles
    •  Guide

    Black Hill (also known as Black Mountain) is an ancient 661-foot volcanic peak in Morro Bay State Park. There is a short easy trail to the rocky ...

  • Cloisters Wetland to Morro RockView Trail Details

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    Los Osos, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  1.5 hours
    •  3.5 miles
    •  Guide

    The Cloisters Wetland is a 2.6-acre wildlife habitat with a freshwater lagoon. A grail with interpretive signs circles the lagoon. The hike crosses ...

  • Valencia Peak/The Bluffs Loop TrailView Trail Details

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    Los Osos, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  2.5 hours
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    Atop the summit, the vistas are absolutely astounding. The entire park can be surveyed from this height, as can the nine morros, or volcanic ...

  • Montaña De Oro State Park CampgroundView Trail Details

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    Los Osos, CA

    • Campgrounds  
    •  Guide

    After a week, smoggy Los Angeles seems full of snarling attack dogs and urbanites ready to carve out your liver over a parking space. But drive ...

  • Spooner’s Cove to Point Buchon and Port San LuisView Trail Details

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    Los Osos, CA

    • Sea Kayaking  
    •  4-16 miles
    •  Guide

    The coastline from Montaña de Oro around Point Buchon to Port San Luis is remote, rugged, and essentially roadless for 15 miles, making it a ...