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Bishop Peak Trail

San Luis Obispo, CA

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Bishop Peak Trail is a 3.2 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near San Luis Obispo, CA that offers scenic views and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking and trail running and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

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Cave Landing and Pirate's Cove from Shell Beach
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32 Completed 2 Reviews

A favorite short hike. Lovely views, nice breezes, that great cave. Along with others, I am bothered by the amount of trash I see here. I suggest that every time we hike here we pick up just one thing, and that we suggest this to other hikers. That way the angels who do major cleanups won't have to be alone with it.

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pirates cove
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6 Completed 0 Reviews

Small hike. Great place to get some quite and enjoy the view of the pacific. Down at the bottom there's a nudist beach. Perfect spot for a full body tan

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Monarch Butterfly Grove and Meadow Creek Trail
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2 Completed 0 Reviews

its a beautiful trail to walk...didnt see a single butterfly though :( however we did see a couple hummingbirds. very peaceful and relaxing little walk.

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The Shell Beach Bluffs Walking Path
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1 Completed 0 Reviews

beautiful day!

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Cave Landing and Pirate's Cove from Shell Beach
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3 Completed 0 Reviews

Beautiful hike, cave was amazing, nudist beach. Wish people would pick up their trash.

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The Shell Beach Bluffs Walking Path
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1 Completed 0 Reviews

great moderate hike. has some steep parts that can kick an out of shape butt like mine but the views are unmatched. nice little swing to soak it all in at the top of the mountain overlooking the water too. going down the back way by pirates cove is like going down a free fall because its almost straight down but overall a good hike.

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The Shell Beach Bluffs Walking Path
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3 Completed 0 Reviews

Great Hike up the ridge .. Awesome views .. Steep sections at times , but very doable ..

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The Shell Beach Bluffs Walking Path
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9 Completed 0 Reviews

Nice hike with the family! Beautiful views:)

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Cave Landing and Pirate's Cove from Shell Beach
by Martina MacLean

11 Completed 2 Reviews

Perfect walk between Easter dinner and desert. Gorgeous view and just enough of a challenge for my first hike 2 weeks post total knee replacement. I walked the paved part, the family completed the entire trail and we all loved it ! Can't wait to go again, next time all the way...