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Monarch Butterfly Grove
#1 of 4 Nature & Parks in Pismo Beach
Bring binoculars, thought the wonderfully knowledgeable volunteers at the State Park have set up siting scopes for your exhilaration.
Park is well organized and the docents are very knowledgeable about the grove and the butterflies.
Dinosaur Caves Park
#2 of 4 Nature & Parks in Pismo Beach
park is small but awesome - small area for kids to play - free parking and decent restrooms - the views are awesome with the big caves and birds - will definitely visit this at every pismo trip - combine with Marg...
One of the most beautiful parks on the Central Coast, with spectacular views, birds, otters, whales, and playground for the kids!
Margo Dodd Park
#3 of 4 Nature & Parks in Pismo Beach
this is a very small park - has benches to sit - awesome views, sunset and of big caves, rocks and birds on them - next to dinosaur caves park, you can park in that parking area and just walk here - spend an hour...
We visit Pismo just fora bite before breakfast, and we decide to have a walk on the beach and it was very pleasant to find all this different faces of nature, from the rock formations from the tide pools, we have...
Bob Jones City to Sea Bike Trail Avila Beach 6.5 km away
#1 of 5 Nature & Parks in Avila Beach
It's just the perfect ride tranquil easy and very pretty as your cruise through nature on your way to the beach.
Park at ontario road and walk or bike 4 miles to Avila beach The scenery is beautiful and the path is quiet and well maintained.
Eldwaylen Ocean Park
#4 of 4 Nature & Parks in Pismo Beach
You can walk along the stretch of park, even have a picnic if you want.
Out of the many little Beach Parks along Shell Beach, this is one of the larger ones...but only at low tide.
Pismo State Beach Oceano 6.0 km away
#1 of 4 Nature & Parks in Oceano
However during the lower tides you can drive down the beach and park your vehicle and enjoy all of the fun your heart desires without fear of getting stuck.
So one could park near a hotel and probably find an access point to the beach along the hotel's side.
Avila Main Beach Avila Beach 7.3 km away
#2 of 5 Nature & Parks in Avila Beach
Great beach with wonderful surf and park
The only negative was the parking lot across the street where one of the pay stations was down, and there was a long line to pay to park.
Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area Oceano 5.9 km away
#2 of 4 Nature & Parks in Oceano
A word of caution is to ALWAYS watch for kids running to and from the water since between where you park and the ocean is like a main road.
Take in the sites and sounds of people camping and enjoying themselves in this nature-meets-machinery wonderland.
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Pirate's Cove Beach Avila Beach 5.7 km away
#3 of 5 Nature & Parks in Avila Beach
Park here and you can go to the beach as well as across the street to the lighthouse shuttle.
Park on the Avila side and hike over.
Pismo State Beach Oceano 6.0 km away
#3 of 4 Nature & Parks in Oceano
Pismo state park
For a $5 fee you can drive/park on the beach or you can park near the entrance at no charge and walk onto the beach.
Fisherman's Beach San Luis Obispo 5.7 km away
#11 of 15 Nature & Parks in San Luis Obispo
... beach..not Fishermans beach next beach over maybe you and your mean pooch can hide out there.Try and park on the Ocean side of these beaches as the traffic can get fast,heavy and brutal as Diablo Canyon nuclea...