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Valencia Peak Trail

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Moderate to hard, depending on your shape

The first half was moderate and doable for an out of shape person like me. The second half, I had... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2017
Lucie C
Great Views!

Moderate hike, nice landscape, maintained paths. Just keep your eyes open for bikes. Some days... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2017
Eric M
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Pismo Beach, California
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Hiking trail that ends with a spectacular view of the whole Central Coast.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good34%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“mile hike” (3 reviews)
“sea level” (2 reviews)
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San Luis Obispo, CA
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Reviewed 28 February 2017

The first half was moderate and doable for an out of shape person like me. The second half, I had to stop several times because of the slope and the slippery stones. The view at the top and on the way down were wonderful on...More

Thank Lucie C
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Moderate hike, nice landscape, maintained paths. Just keep your eyes open for bikes. Some days there are a lot and others only a few. No dogs allowed is the only down side.

Thank Eric M
Reviewed 25 December 2016

This is a great path for hikers only. No bikes. It is a 4 mile hike, easy to moderately strenuous. Altitude of 1300+ feet. If you don't want to go to the top, you can hike to the halfway point...the mid-hump. The wildflowers are nice...More

Thank Liza W
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Fantastic view and nice easy trail. Parking can be tough and no dogs allowed, not even on a leash.can combine with a nice walk along the cliffs. Can be pretty crowded in the summer months. Better in winter.

Thank brent b
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Nice workout hike that goes up about 2 miles and comes down the same way. We went in mid-morning, not crowded, but also still foggy so did not have much in terms of views. First mile is has a little uphill, it's the 2nd miles...More

Thank jgl99
Reviewed 26 July 2016

as teenagers my friends and i would hike up to the top and try to each time beat our old time Watch for SNAKES

Thank HunterDave3006
Reviewed 11 March 2016

I don't know why I'm reviewing nature, but it is just as awesome as it is intended to be! Go outside and enjoy what the world has to offer. This mountain/foothill has great views of Los Osos, Morro Bay and the rock, and out into...More

4  Thank J_McAvoy
Reviewed 2 October 2015 via mobile

We had only a little bit time to spend here before we had to drive hours to get home, and this hike is perfect. The trailhead is inside of Montana De Oro State Park next to Spooner's Cove parking lot. The trail is about 5...More

2  Thank TravelingFlorence
Reviewed 19 September 2015

I enjoy this hike because of the views, but all the shale and loose rock can make my feet sore if I don't have on my good hiking shoes. Once you're at the top you will have gorgeous views of the ocean on one side,...More

2  Thank CaliforniaGirl040
Reviewed 10 September 2015

A great hike if you want to be tired when you get to the top and have a beautiful place to catch your breath.

2  Thank Gina W
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