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.
Seasons - Climate - Recommended clothing
The weather can be changeable; layered clothing is recommended.
Montana De Oro State Park is located near Atascadero, Grover Beach and Los Osos