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Bowden Ranch Trail

San Luis Obispo, California

based on 1 reviews



3.34 miles

Elevation Gain

1286 ft

Route Type



Added by Elena P

Bowden Ranch Trail is a very popular hike in SLO!

This short but intense hike on the north east side of San Luis Obispo, offers an amazing view of the town. This hike is roughly 3 miles with 1300 ft of elevation gain. It provides a great cardio workout!  It is also a very popular spot to hike but is less crowded than Bishop Peak. It's a dog friendly trail, but must be on leash.

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Bowden Ranch Trail Reviews

Trail gives you great views of the town below. Short but steep hike.

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