6 am - 10 pm
Montaña de Oro State Park
Driving Directions to Montaña de Oro SP
Camping and Lodging
Online reservations are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Reservations can be made 7 months in advance on the first day of the month beginning at 8:00 a.m. PST via the website, by mail, or by calling the toll free telephone number at 1-800-444-7275. Due to seasonal volume, access to the ReserveAmerica website and the telephone line may at times be limited.Online Reservations
Brochures and Campground Maps
Upcoming Park Events
No events scheduled at this moment.
This park features rugged cliffs, secluded sandy beaches, coastal plains, streams, canyons, and hills, including 1,347-foot Valencia Peak. Naturalists and backpackers enjoy the solitude and freedom found along the park's 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.
Please note: fires are not permitted in the Environmental Camps.
Location - Directions
The park is six miles southwest of Morro bay and seven miles south of Los Osos on Pecho Road.
Seasons - Climate - Recommended clothing
The weather can be changeable; layered clothing is recommended.
Areas temporarily closed for construction along the Bluff Trail:
The Bluff Trail at Montana de Oro State Park is currently under renovation and portions of the trail may be closed intermittently