Montana de Oro State Park, 3550 Pechco Valley Road, Los Osos (Take Pechco Valley Road to the end), ☎ +1 805 528-0513, . This 8,000 acre park has miles of hiking trails, ocean fishing, a beautiful cove, and 50 primitive camping sites (i.e. vault toilets and water from tanks). Located about 6 mi (9 km) southwest of Morro Bay.edit
Los Osos Oaks State Reserve, Los Osos Valley Road between Palomino Dr. and Lariat Dr. (Just east of town), ☎ -1 805 772-7434, . Daylight hours. This 90 acre (0.5 km2) preserve protects a grove of 800-year-old coast live oaks. A 1.5 mi (2.4 km) trail leads through the preserve. Poison oak is found in abudnace so leaving the trail is not recommended. There are no picnic or restroom facilities in the Preserve.Free. edit
Hike the Elfin Forest, a 90 acre natural area containing many plants and animals. A 4/5 mile boardwalk provides access for everyone, while protecting the fragile habitat.