Hike Bowden Ranch Trail

San Luis Obispo, California

4.0/5
based on 1 reviews

Details

Distance

3.4 miles

Elevation Gain

1279 ft

Route Type

Out-and-Back

Description

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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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Features

Hiking
Dog Friendly
Food Nearby
Scenic

Reviews

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

Leave No Trace

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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