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Address: San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
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all up hill. over 1700 feet up but nice trail. trail markers are lacking in a few places. in the spring, especially this yr with all the rain, poison oak every where. little shade... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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arroyo grande,ca
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arroyo grande,ca
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

all up hill. over 1700 feet up but nice trail. trail markers are lacking in a few places. in the spring, especially this yr with all the rain, poison oak every where. little shade so sunny summer days can be real hot. on the good side there is usually a nice breeze. amazing views from the top. cuesta grade to... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Reservoir Canyon trail is an easy and scenic hike close to town. It is suitable for young children, elderly folks and everyone in between.

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Thank Elise W
Nipomo, United States
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Reviewed 17 February 2017

What a beautiful, easy hike with well-maintained, sheltered trails that keep you cool on a hot summer day. Fun things you'll find are a waterfall and you can sneak into the cave behind it. And a art sculptures and swing near the top! It's a pretty mild hike too so appropriate for different levels of fitness.

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1 Thank Catherine O
Pismo Beach, California
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79 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

When there is water, you have a small waterfall and cave at the start. Starts out flat and wide path, as you start to go up it gets a little tougher, hardest part towards the top. Worth the climb to see San Luis from the north side.

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2 Thank Eric M
Atascadero, California
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Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

This trail is nice because it is for all physical activity types. The first half of the trail is a beautiful green walking trail following a creek. There's a waterfall in the beginning (not year round) but is super pretty and fun to play in when it's there. The elevation gain doesn't begin until the end of this first half.... More 

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Thank Haykmo
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Was looking for something challenging yet doable in a few hours. Came across this and decided to give it a try. What a pleasant surprise this was, the natural artwork is awesome and landscape is beautiful. Can't wait to do this again to find more treasures.

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1 Thank Jacqui G
Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2016

What a beautiful hike this is! Amazing waterfalls and an easy trail that's great for kids. A family favorite to be sure!

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2 Thank KamranNezami
Pismo Beach, California, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2015

This place is beautiful. It's amazing. The water falls were awesome. Specially after a rain fall. The trails are fairly easy, we had only tennis shoes on and we were fine. A one of a kind place bring your own drinks it can get warm and dry.

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4 Thank Wendy D
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2015

Went to the top today from the Cuesta ridge side. Still water in the creek but will there be any in Aug. Nice hike with some increase in elevation. This is always a fun enjoyable hike. Poison oak is all over. If you are really careful you should be able to avoid contact.

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5 Thank Blake M
Arroyo Grande, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2014

Beautiful hike! But, teaming with Poison Oak! Can't see it all the time, I think I got it from touching the trees because that's all I touched.

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