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Sweet Springs Nature Preserve

#4 of 11 things to do in Los Osos Features Animals
Ramona and 4th Street, Los Osos, CA
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Pleasant for short walk and bird watching

The Preserve leads done to the lagoon/ Bay Area, part of Moro Bay through woods and past ponds... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Graham D
Weymouth, United Kingdom
Sweet little place to stroll

Great blue herons, egrets, pond turtles, etc at this lovingly tended community nature reserve. Good... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Amy O
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Ramona and 4th Street, Los Osos, CA
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The Preserve leads done to the lagoon/ Bay Area, part of Moro Bay through woods and past ponds. Great and little egrets, blue heron, song sparrow and other species.

Thank Graham D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great blue herons, egrets, pond turtles, etc at this lovingly tended community nature reserve. Good place for quiet contemplation.

Thank Amy O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ever changing with the weather and tides, Sweet Springs is always beautiful. Dirt trails wind around the springs and over wooden bridges and out to a wooden boardwalk to a nice overlook of the back bay. Occasional deer or two can surprise some early mornings,...More

Thank Paulatrip8
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well maintained preserve - went there late afternoon and there was no one else there. Some beautiful views across the preserve. Did not see a lot of birds.

Thank Ev4green
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Great little preserve . Easy walk but look out for the poison oak. Really enjoyed the environment and seeing deer close and birds on the shore

2  Thank Erlinda2g
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Just a quick place to walk through or sit an contemplate. Full of wildlife - birds, ducks, turtles, etc. One evening I was met with a doe and her two brand new fawns.

1  Thank Jodyne
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Sweet Springs provides an attractive window on the coast, with good views. A quiet place to relax. Parking is limited.

Thank paso57
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Walking through the small park to look at the view of Morro Rock and see the birds. Saw a banded kingfisher, and some other sea birds. While I was there an incredible site, a bald eagle flew in to the area and a Peregrine Falcon...More

Thank Marion R
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This is a nice place to take a stroll and breathe in the eucalyptus. Very nice park. Dogs and babies welcome. Birds can be seen from a distance as well.

Thank Bonnie T
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is a beautiful Local gem, where you can stroll through the forest of Eucalyptus trees where Monarchs migrate and see lots of native area plants or just sit, relax, and bird watch where the forest meets the ocean. It is an excellent place to...More

Thank Flwrgrl89
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