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Montana De Oro State Park Campground

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Montana De Oro State Park Camping Guide

Montana de Oro State Park features over 8,000 acres of rugged cliffs, secluded sandy beaches, coastal plains, streams, canyons, and hills - with 1,347-foot Valencia Peak. Naturalists and backpackers enjoy the solitude and freedom found along the park trails. There are also mountain biking and equestrian trails. The best-known beach is Spooner's Cove, across from the campground. The park's name, "Mountain of Gold," comes from the golden wildflowers that bloom in spring. Wildlife in the park includes black tailed deer and the black oystercatcher. The park includes primitive and equestrian campsites.

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Montana De Oro State Park Comments & Reviews

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The Islay Creek CG was nice but could use a little attention to the fire rings and the critter lockers. Our grill was unusable and we were provided a temporary rusty grill from an old BBQ set. Despite that, the location is gorgeous! A misty and damp place with beautiful rock formations and dramatic surf. Easy hikes for the whole family along the bluffs with plenty of photo opportunities. Plenty of mountain biking and strenuous hikes for the more athletic types. The Spooner Ranch house is lovely. All in, a great place to spend a couple of days. Spots 50, 40 and 25 are best for tents.

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