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Reservoir Canyon Trail

San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
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amazing views

all up hill. over 1700 feet up but nice trail. trail markers are lacking in a few places. in the... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2017
brent b
arroyo grande,ca
A lovely place to hike.

Reservoir Canyon trail is an easy and scenic hike close to town. It is suitable for young... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Elise W
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

all up hill. over 1700 feet up but nice trail. trail markers are lacking in a few places. in the spring, especially this yr with all the rain, poison oak every where. little shade so sunny summer days can be real hot. on the good...More

Thank brent b
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Reservoir Canyon trail is an easy and scenic hike close to town. It is suitable for young children, elderly folks and everyone in between.

1  Thank Elise W
Reviewed 17 February 2017

What a beautiful, easy hike with well-maintained, sheltered trails that keep you cool on a hot summer day. Fun things you'll find are a waterfall and you can sneak into the cave behind it. And a art sculptures and swing near the top! It's a...More

1  Thank Catherine O
Reviewed 11 January 2017

When there is water, you have a small waterfall and cave at the start. Starts out flat and wide path, as you start to go up it gets a little tougher, hardest part towards the top. Worth the climb to see San Luis from the...More

2  Thank Eric M
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

This trail is nice because it is for all physical activity types. The first half of the trail is a beautiful green walking trail following a creek. There's a waterfall in the beginning (not year round) but is super pretty and fun to play in...More

Thank Haykmo
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Was looking for something challenging yet doable in a few hours. Came across this and decided to give it a try. What a pleasant surprise this was, the natural artwork is awesome and landscape is beautiful. Can't wait to do this again to find more...More

1  Thank Jacqui G
Reviewed 23 January 2016

What a beautiful hike this is! Amazing waterfalls and an easy trail that's great for kids. A family favorite to be sure!

2  Thank KamranNezami
Reviewed 25 June 2015

This place is beautiful. It's amazing. The water falls were awesome. Specially after a rain fall. The trails are fairly easy, we had only tennis shoes on and we were fine. A one of a kind place bring your own drinks it can get warm...More

5  Thank Wendy D
Reviewed 10 April 2015

Went to the top today from the Cuesta ridge side. Still water in the creek but will there be any in Aug. Nice hike with some increase in elevation. This is always a fun enjoyable hike. Poison oak is all over. If you are really...More

5  Thank Blake M
Reviewed 1 January 2015

Beautiful hike! But, teaming with Poison Oak! Can't see it all the time, I think I got it from touching the trees because that's all I touched.

3  Thank mesachick
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Julie G
15 March 2017|
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Response from Haykmo | Reviewed this property |
I actually much prefer the first half of the hike. While you do get the amazing view at the end, the last half of the hike is a just incline with a lot of rocky areas. The first half is really green with a creek and during... More