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Islay Creek Trail - CLOSED

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Paradise for everyone

Do not miss the opportunity to explore Montana de Oro about 15 minutes drive west of San Luis... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2015
Simon J
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Surrey, Canada
Nice run or easy bike ride

This relatively flat dirt road parallels Islay Creek. It is a pleasant run and a beginner mountain... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2013
centralcoastguy
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Los Osos, California
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10 Sep 2015
“Paradise for everyone”
22 Apr 2013
“Nice run or easy bike ride”
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Scenic running trail stretching 4.2 miles past an old barn and a waterfall.
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San Luis Obispo, CA
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Reviewed 11 September 2015

Do not miss the opportunity to explore Montana de Oro about 15 minutes drive west of San Luis Obispo on Los Osos Valley Road. The awesome shore line rising dramatically to a series of cliffs line Bluff Trail. Flat paths run through the state park...More

1  Thank Simon J
Reviewed 23 April 2013

This relatively flat dirt road parallels Islay Creek. It is a pleasant run and a beginner mountain bike ride. There is decent birding (breeding Lazuli Buntings, Rufous-crowned Sparrows and Poorwills at dusk) and good wildflowers in the spring and butterflies in the spring and summer....More

2  Thank centralcoastguy
Reviewed 28 March 2012

This park is a real find. The hike is fairly flat and takes you through a beautiful canyon next to a stream.

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Reviewed 22 January 2012

We hiked on a day when it was raining and still saw lots of deer and evidence of other animals. Scenery was beautiful and just a little bit of up hill and some loose rocks on the trails. Watch out for snakes and possible Mountain...More

2  Thank 1travelover
Reviewed 3 October 2011

I've done the islay creek trail over a dozen times. It's about 4 miles long and connects with the Eastern Boundary Trail, The Manzanita Trail, and a few other trails. Watch for snakes! I am a wildlife photographer and I've seen many a snakes on...More

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