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Fiscalini Ranch Preserve

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The Fiscalini Ranch Preserve encompasses 437 acres of biological diversity. There is a mile-long... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
2TravelersMn
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CALIFORNIA CENTRAL COAST DOEN'T GET MUCH BETTER!

Nice Spot, fantastic views, lots of wildlife. Go a little ways north of hear and there's a good... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
O7161YNstevej
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Ventura, California
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“bluff trail”(32 reviews)
“open space”(9 reviews)
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Off Highway 1, South on Windsor, Cambria, CA
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All reviews bluff trail open space beautiful walk great trails easy hike off leash trails for hiking pine forest breathtaking views wooden benches maintained trails photo opportunities great place to walk wild flowers sea lions enjoy the view central coast
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The Fiscalini Ranch Preserve encompasses 437 acres of biological diversity. There is a mile-long coastal bluff trail with breath-taking views. At the right time of the year, you can spot migrating whales, otters and shore birds.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank 2TravelersMn
Reviewed 6 days ago

Nice Spot, fantastic views, lots of wildlife. Go a little ways north of hear and there's a good chance you will spot some of the wild Zebra herd!

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank O7161YNstevej
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We always visit the Preserve with our dog. Maps are available by some entrances and in town at their Center. Off leash hiking is allowed, with good control of your dog. Some residents will tell you no, but other residents fought for the right and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jane w
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was so beautiful. My second date with my boyfriend such a romantic spot to watch the sunset. Perfect ❤️

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank jenniferdjames5512
Reviewed 5 December 2018

One of my favorite places to go, whether it be biking, running, or an evening stroll. Whenever we have family visiting we come here, it is a beautiful place along the ocean. The best part is that the upper part is covered in trees, but...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank N8delaney
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

This place is perfect for a easy walk or run. You can do flat paths or some short hill work. Great views, easy to navigate. We went three days in a row, just crisscrossing all over on the different trails/paths.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank hikingfool2018
Reviewed 25 November 2018

What a wonderful preserved area. The bluff hike is very easy, flat on a wooden trail. Amazing views of the ocean and many friendly folks and their dogs walking along! Will be back!

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Erica F
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

This is a great small Park in the Hidden Gem of the Cambria area. If you have a family with kids there's a playground clean bathrooms a small pool that's probably open on seasonal basis in a big grassy area. it's also very accessible to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 653cliffk
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

My wife and I walked the Bluffs trail and found it to be an easy and beautiful 2 mile stroll out and back. Gorgeous view of the coastline the entire walk.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Pete W
Reviewed 28 October 2018

The Ranch Preserve was created when a group of people got together to purchase it to avoid homes being built there. It’s the kind of place where the locals walk their dogs. We had a walk along a couple of trails, the only one we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Les K
2 July 2018|
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Response from SueFromWinnipeg | Reviewed this property |
Drive north on that beautiful California 1 highway. Watch for zebras on the east side of the highway and you're there. Just wish we were too.
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Lauren P
29 December 2016|
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Response from Mlapka | Reviewed this property |
Yes but must be on a leash at all times.
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SanDiegoMimi
31 July 2016|
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Response from Leslie F | Reviewed this property |
It is public. There is parking at either end, though neither is very large. They are both through lovely residential areas. We usually park on the north end. You turn off Hwy 1 like you are going to Moonstone Beach BUT... More
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