The Best Chillin in Paso Robles

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Top chillin spots in and near Paso Robles

  • San Luis Obispo, California

    Mountain Bike Cuesta Ridge

    5.0
    7 mi / -1600 ft gain
    Start at the parking lot directly off of Highway 101, head up TV tower Road for 2.8 Miles and a 900' climb from 1500' to 2400'. The trail is an old fire road that has degraded over the years and is full of potholes. Starting October 2015, the road has been closed to vehicles as its being repaved ...
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  • Cambria, California

    Camp at San Simeon State Park

    4.0
    San Simeon has two campgrounds to choose from – San Simeon Creek Campground has 115 campsites for tent or RV camping. Sites have fire rings and picnic tables, and nearby there is firewood for sale. Your other choice is the primitive Washburn Campground, located 1 mile inland. From this plateau, y...
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  • San Luis Obispo County, California

    Camp at Montaña de Oro State Park

    5.0
    Located about 7 miles south of Morrow Bay, follow Los Osos Valley Rd into the state park. Watch for the signs to park, as you will be cited after 10pm.The campground is located just across the road from the famous Spooner's cove, but there are any number of trails and hikes you can enjoy (check ...
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  • San Luis Obispo County, California

    Explorer Montana De Oro's Spooner's Cove

    5.0
    Spooner’s cove is one of those small hidden beaches where you can watch stunning sunsets in a peaceful environment. Located in Montana De Oro State Park, the small gem is surrounded by countless hikes and camping spot. It is also one of the only areas of the park that is dog friendly. If you are ...
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  • San Luis Obispo, California

    Bike or Run the Bob Jones Trail

    5 mi
    The Bob Jones Trail provides a variety of activities -- running, walking, biking, skateboarding/rollerblading, and some exploring by the creek. You can choose where you would like to start, across the street from the Central Coast Aquarium off Avila Beach Dr. or from the parking lot off Ontario R...
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  • San Luis Obispo, California

    Catch the Sunset at the Avila Sea Caves

    4.0
    When I attended Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, I would come out to this place to watch the sunset. It was my favorite spot to sit on a rock and take in the beautiful scenery as the sun went down. You don't really have to hike to get a nice view, you can park the car and walk out to the rock cliffs and...
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  • San Luis Obispo, California

    Hike to Point San Luis Lighthouse via Pecho Coast Trail

    3.75 mi
    This guided roundtrip hike to Point San Luis Lighthouse has one of the best views of the central coast coastline. You will get a chance to see the Avila Beach, Avila Pier, Call Poly Pier, and Harford Pier from a high point.  The trail crosses through a land owned by PG&E; therefore, the hike ...
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  • Oceano, California

    Camp at Pismo State Beach

    4.7
    Hiking along nature trails, swimming, and surf fishing are all possible here, including wheelchair accessible fishing at Ocean Lagoon. Facilities consist of fire rings, restrooms, and showers. Restaurants are not far from the campground, as well. Make your reservation here.
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  • Oceano, California

    Catch a sunset at the Oceano Dunes

    Driving on the beach is fun, and there are few places in California where you can legally do it. Just south of Pismo Beach you'll find Oceano Dunes. Pay the $4.00 entrance fee and drive your car right onto the beach. Keep an eye on tides and watch out for deep sand and sneaker waves! You won't be...
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  • Ragged Point, California

    Explore Ragged Point

    4.0
    Ragged Point is a quick stop off Hwy1 in Big Sur. It offers amazing vistas of where the mountains meet the ocean. There are scenic spots overlooking both the North and the South. The southern vista overlooks San Carpoforo Creek. Big Sur is truly one of the most beautiful places in California, and...
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  • Big Sur, California

    Explore Salmon Creek Falls

    5.0
    0.25 mi
    The trailhead to Salmon Creek Falls is located along a pullout just 45 miles south of Pfieffer Burns State Park on the Highway 1. The falls are only about .25 miles from the trailhead, perfect for a quick visit if you are already driving through Big Sur. Though the Salmon Creek Trail continues on...
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  • Arroyo Grande, California

    Explore the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes

    The Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes and nearby Lake Oso Flaco are home to many endangered and threatened species of plants and animals. A beautiful, short boardwalk takes you from the parking lot, over Lake Oso Flaco, and through the dunes before arriving at the ocean. Enjoy the local wildlife and abundan...
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  • Big Sur, California

    Hike to Upper Cruickshank Camp

    5.2 mi / 1564 ft gain
    Park on the shoulder of Cabrillo Highway and begin your ascent! Once the trail turns inland, you can hike down to a river for a break by the rushing water (this is a good place to refill waters - don't forget a pump or a filter). Once you get to Upper Cruikshank, descend down to the river and fin...
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  • Monterey County, California

    Camp at San Martin Top

    San Martin Top is a magical spot overlooking the coast in Big Sur. Accessible via a rutted, windy dirt road, it’s remote enough to guarantee some privacy though you’ll see fellow adventurous souls on surrounding ridges. Take care on the drive up, then set up camp overlooking the ocean or rolling ...
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  • Big Sur, California

    Luxurious Camping at Treebones Resort

    5.0
    If you’ve always wanted to experience Big Sur, but sleeping on the ground isn’t really your thing, Treebones might be exactly what you’re looking for. Nestled along Big Sur’s beautiful coastline, Treebones Resort offers expansive views and easy access to everything the area has to offer. With a t...
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  • Big Sur, California

    Camp Out in the Human Nest

    Located about 40 miles south of the entrance to Big Sur, Treebones Resort has everything you need for that weekend away from the screens we look at everyday. To get there, drive south on HWY 1 from Carmel. It takes about 1 hour, but the drive is exquisite the whole way down. If you watch the wate...
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