6 am - 10 pm
Montaña de Oro State Park
This park features rugged cliffs, secluded sandy beaches, coastal plains, streams, canyons, and hills, including 1,347-foot Valencia Peak. Naturalists and backpackers enjoy the solitude and freedom found along the park's trails. There are also mountain biking and equestrian trails. The best-known beach is Spooner's Cove, across from the campground. The park's name, "Mountain of Gold," comes from the golden wildflowers that bloom in spring. Wildlife in the park includes black tailed deer and the black oystercatcher. The park includes primitive and equestrian campsites.
- Fees include entry for 1 vehicle and 1 legally towed vehicle or trailer, additional vehicles will be charged per night at the park. Although your site may hold 2 or more vehicles, your reservation only covers 1 vehicle (except for group or specialty sites).
- No Extra Vehicles and No Overflow Parking after the 2 Vehicle maximum per campsite.
- Dogs must be leashed in the campground. Dogs are prohibited on the beach.
Please note: fires are not permitted in the Environmental Camps.
- County of San Luis Obispo dba Morro Bay Golf Course (Montana de Oro facilities)
- RV Rentals on the Central Coast (Camping Trailer Rental Services)
Location - Directions
The park is twelve miles southwest of Morro bay and seven miles south of Los Osos on Pecho Valley Road.
Seasons - Climate - Recommended clothing
The weather can be changeable; layered clothing is recommended.
Overnight Facilities - Equestrian Camping Trail Use - Mountain Biking