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Beach, Bike, Hike, Park and Camp


16TH STREET PARK at S. 16th Street and Mentone in Grover Beach. Info: 473-4580 or grover.org

AVILA BEACH: 250 Avila Beach Dr. Info: 595-2359.

BJ’s ATV RENTALS in Grover Beach. Info: 481-5411.

CAMBRIA HIKE AND BIKE TRAILS Info: 927-6223 or cambriacsd.org.


CENTRAL COAST KAYAKS in Shell Beach offers rentals, excursions, tours, and kids classes throughout summer. Info: 773-3500 or centralcoastkayaks.com.

CENTRAL COAST OUTDOORS in Morro Bay offers estuary kayaking and more. Info: centralcoastoutdoors.com or 528-1080.

DINOSAUR CAVES AT PISMO BEACH Info: dinosaurcavespark.org.

EL CAPITAN: 11560 Calle Real. Info: elcapitancanyon.com or 685-3887.

EL CHORRO on Highway 1 in SLO. Info: 781-5930.

HERO COMMUNITY PARK is located at Farroll Road at South 16th Street in Grover Beach. Info: 473-4580 or grover.org.

FRIENDS OF THE ELEPHANT SEAL in San Simeon. Info: 924-1628.

GROVER HEIGHTS PARK at 9th and Atlantic City Ave. Info: grover.org or 473-4580.

OCEANO CAMPGROUND offers camping on the dunes and on the beach. Info: 781-4900 or 781-5930.

PALISADES PARK in Shell Beach: Turn down Hermosa Street off of Shell Beach Road. Info: pismobeach.org or 773-7063.

RAMONA GARDEN PARK CENTER, 993 Ramona Ave. in Grover Beach, features a barbecue pit, stereo system, and more. It’s adjacent to Garden Park, the Exploration Station, Skate Park, and Gazebo. Info: 473-4580 or grover.org.

SANTA MARGARITA LAKE is near Atascadero. Info: 788-2397.

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