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An easy trail with spectacular coastal views.


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Map Key

2.1

Miles

3.4

KM

Point to Point

138' 42 m

High

34' 10 m

Low

134' 41 m

Up

79' 24 m

Down

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

5%

Max Grade (3°)

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Description

From the trailhead just south of Spooners Cove, follow the well-defined, well-marked trail for 2 miles to the parking area on the opposite end. The trail closely follows the edge of a bluff along the rocky Pacific Ocean shoreline with views of Morro Bay to the north.

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Paul Jurasin

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  4.8 from 17 votes

#278

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  4.8 from 17 votes
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#31

in California

#278

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Photos

Bluffs over the Pacific Ocean
Apr 16, 2015 near Los Osos, CA
Valencia Peak from Bluff Trail in Montana de Oro State Park
Apr 28, 2015 near Los Osos, CA
Poppies and morning glories on the Bluff Trail
Apr 28, 2015 near Los Osos, CA
Montana de Oro State Park - Bluff Trail
Apr 28, 2015 near Los Osos, CA
Some of the local fauna at Montana de Oro State Park
Apr 28, 2015 near Los Osos, CA
Submarine Rock retouched
Apr 28, 2015 near Los Osos, CA

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Mar 16, 2024
Daniel Rodriguez
Relaxed and wide trail with spectacular lookouts close to sheer cliffs. A great place to spot whales and get a wide view with a Morro rock bookend.
Jul 8, 2023
Dominique GoesHiking
Mar 6, 2023
Sophia Barwegen
Sep 26, 2022
Manoj Abey
3.2mi
Nov 27, 2021
Michael Jacobs
Sep 29, 2021
Peder Bisbjerg
Got some fresh air with both kids! 3.1mi — 1h 30m
Aug 28, 2021
Nick Barendregt
A great hike with family! Made a nice loop by taking Bluff to Rattlesnake Flats to Badger. A must-do in the area! 4.7mi — 2h 22m
Aug 1, 2021
Dr. Tiffany Sarkisian
Easy hike with great views. Didn't see any rattlesnakes, just lizards. 2.6mi
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