Valencia Peak

Montaña de Oro State Park, California

Elevation Gain1,320ft
Trailhead Elevation86ft
Elevation Min/Max86/1073ft
Elevation Start/End86/86ft

Valencia Peak

Valencia Peak is a hiking trail in San Luis Obispo County, California. It is within Montaña de Oro State Park. It is 2.1 miles long and begins at 86 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,320 feet. Near the trailhead there are parkings. The trail ends near Valencia Peak (elevation 1,329 feet). This trail connects with the following: Rattlesnake Flats, Oats Peak Trail and Badger Trail.

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Detailed Trail Descriptions from Our Guidebooks

100 Classic Hikes in Southern California (The Mountaineers Books)
Allen Riedel
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"Atop the summit, the vistas are absolutely astounding. The entire park can be surveyed from this height, as can the nine morros, or volcanic outcroppings, of San Luis Obispo County, including Morro Rock protruding from the sea. Wildlife is abundant in this area, including skunk, raccoon, coyote, rabbit, squirrel, badger, deer, fox, bobcat, and mountain lion. Over forty types of birds call the region home, and raptors such as the white-tailed kestrel can commonly be seen along the hiking trail to the summit." Read more

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Beautiful hike. Dense fog cover at the peak when I went, but judging from the views half way up would be amazing if skies were clear! Fairly easy hike, saw a lot of wildlife!
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Fun hike. Beautiful views. Steep climb, but certainly worth it.

Trail Information

Montaña de Oro State Park
Nearby City
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Montana de Oro State Park
Local Contacts
U.S.G.S. Morro Bay South - Montaña de Oro State Park map
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Dec 2018