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Bishop Peak Trail

San Luis Obispo, CA

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Bishop Peak Trail is a 3.2 mile 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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Recent Reviews

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Cave Landing and Pirate's Cove from Shell Beach
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Great run this morning!

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Cave Landing and Pirate's Cove from Shell Beach
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

spectacular sunrises sunsets and memorable hikes

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Cave Landing and Pirate's Cove from Shell Beach
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127 Completed 17 Reviews

Great spot, this is where I do most of my trash clean up, couple cool caves, listen to the water slamming against the walls, birds galore, and the views are breathtaking at sunset!

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

This is my go to spot when I need a break. Beautiful views and almost always sunny with beautiful sunsets.

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The Shell Beach Bluffs Walking Path
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

was so diappointed. the GPS took us thru a neighborhood and to a couldesac. we parked and headed on the trail (access road?) but we're soon stopped by a locked gate. am I missing something? help!

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Cave Landing and Pirate's Cove from Shell Beach
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4 Completed 4 Reviews

Good for kids. Beautiful views with beach access. Just note that Pirates Cove is clothing optional. If you hang out near the stairs you might not even realize it.

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Cave Landing and Pirate's Cove from Shell Beach
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12 Completed 6 Reviews

NUDE BEACH! There, the warnings were too far down and I hiked in unaware.

The cave was OK but the beach itself was beautiful and alive. There were sea lions, crabs, starfish, and more. The first half of this track is a paved path through a gated community. The Avila Sea Caves has a parking lot closer to the caves if you want to start out closer to the beach.

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Cave Landing and Pirate's Cove from Shell Beach
by Taelor Gonzales

2 Completed 2 Reviews

Beautiful views, and nice walk for the dogs. If you're an avid hiker there are a variety of different routes you can take to increase the difficulty.