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Blinn Ranch and Santa Margarita Trail

Santa Margarita, California

6.02 mi / 522 ft gain

Hike to the Rinconada Mineral Mines

Santa Margarita, California

1 mi

Rinconada Trail

Santa Margarita, California

4.66 mi / 945 ft gain

Grey Pine Trail

Santa Margarita, California

4.73 mi / 974 ft gain

Big Falls Trail

Arroyo Grande, California

4.51 mi / 1024 ft gain

Florence Hart Trail

Arroyo Grande, California

4.09 mi / 810 ft gain

Encinal Trail via Wittenberg Trail

Arroyo Grande, California

7.21 mi / 1319 ft gain

Marina and Rocky Point Trails

Arroyo Grande, California

2.56 mi / 305 ft gain

Cougar Trail Loop

Arroyo Grande, California

2.3 mi / 663 ft gain

Places to stay

Santa Margarita KOA Holiday

Santa Margarita, California

Santa Margarita KOA Holiday

Avila / Pismo Beach KOA

San Luis Obispo, California

Avila / Pismo Beach KOA

Guides and stories

A Solo Woman's Escape to Santa Maria Valley

A Solo Woman's Escape to Santa Maria Valley

Kristi Teplitz

Velo Vino: 30 Miles of Cycling Perfection through the Santa Maria Wine Country

Velo Vino: 30 Miles of Cycling Perfection through the Santa Maria Wine Country

Josiah Roe

Wine and Wanderlust: 72 Hours of Food and Fun in Paso Robles

Wine and Wanderlust: 72 Hours of Food and Fun in Paso Robles

Josiah Roe

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