San Luis Obispo County is located in Central California where the white sand beaches progress into steep, rocky headlands. The coastal landscape is backdropped by the 5,000-foot Santa Lucia Range, interspersed with verdant farmland and national forests. The unique geography and a temperate, year-round climate creates an outstanding hiking environment.
This greatly expanded third edition is easily the most comprehensive hiking guide in the area. Highlights include secluded coves and tidepools along the Pacific, rocky promontories atop volcanic morros, massive sand dunes, waterfalls, lighthouses, cool canyon retreats, swimming holes, and panoramic views that span from the inland mountains to the ocean. Numerous maps and accurate directions make these hiking adventures stress free.