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Montaña de Oro
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Montaña de Oro State Park Islay Creek Campground 3550 Pecho Valley Rd.• Los Osos, CA 93402 • (805) 528-0513 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, which include mountain biking and equestrian trails. PARK FEES: Use the self-pay station within 30 minutes after your arrival to pay for your campsite or to check-in your reservation. Camping fees include one vehicle and one legally towed vehicle or trailer. Additional fees apply to extra vehicles, including motorcycles. VEHICLE PARKING: No more than three licensed vehicles per campsite (four for motorcycles). Trailers count as vehicles when counting for the three vehicle limit. Vehicles parked in campsites must be entirely on the pavement. At least one registered vehicle occupying an ADA site must display a disabled placard or have a disabled license plate. There is no overflow parking anywhere in the park. Free day-use parking is available in front of the Spooner’s Ranch House Visitors Center from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. TRAILERS/RVS: The maximum length for vehicles is 27 ft. CHECK-OUT TIME is noon. Please vacate your site by that time. Check-in time is 2 p.m. OCCUPANCY: Eight people MAXIMUM are allowed per campsite. SPEED LIMIT: The maximum speed limit is 15 mph. When pedestrians are present, even 15 mph might be too fast. Use good judgment. COIN-OPERATED SHOWERS are located at Morro Bay State Park Campground. Present your receipt to the kiosk staff for free entry into campground. QUIET HOURS are from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. All radios and other sound-producing devices must be turned off. To ensure an enjoyable experience for everyone, please do not disturb other campers, regardless of the time of day or night. Radios and other soundproducing devices must not be audible beyond your immediate campsite. GENERATORS may only be operated between the hours of 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. FIRES/FIREWOOD: Fires are only allowed in fire rings provided. Collecting dead or downed wood is prohibited. Firewood is available for sale at the camp host site (campsite 22). All fireworks are prohibited. BEACH: No camping, fires, or vehicles are permitted on the beach. FISHING regulations are available at www.dfg.ca.gov. ALCOHOL and glass containers are allowed in your campsite and on the beach. Please use the trash and recycling receptacles for cans and bottles. TRASH: Cigarettes, paper, boxes, bottles, ashes, and other rubbish must be placed in designated receptacles. Please clean up after yourself so that others may enjoy the beauty of this park. DOGS are permitted in campsites and on park roads and must be on a six-foot maximum leash held by an adult. Except for service animals, dogs are NOT ALLOWED on the trails or beach, except for Spooner’s Cove beach. Dogs may not be left alone in the campsite and must be kept in a tent or vehicle at night. Please pick up after your pet. BICYCLE, skateboard, and scooter riders under the age of 18 are required by state law to wear a safety helmet. Mopeds and motorized scooter operators must be 16 years of age or older and licensed according to state laws. DAY-USE AREA offers beach access, restrooms, barbecues, and picnic tables. Day-use parking is in front of Spooner’s Ranch House and along the bluffs above Spooner’s Cove. Day-use parking is from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. WILDLIFE: Wildlife is in abundance at Montaña de Oro State Park. Secure food during the night and when not at your campsite. Do not leave pets unattended. Watch for rattlesnakes during warm weather. NOTE: All natural and cultural features are protected by law and may not be disturbed or removed. Discover the many states of California.TM CAMPING RESERVATIONS: You may make camping reservations by calling (800) 444-7275 (TTY 800-274-7275). To make online reservations, visit our website at www.parks.ca.gov. ALTERNATE FORMAT: If you need this publication in an alternate format, contact email@example.com. Montaña de Oro State Park Islay Creek Campground Your space # _____________ 6 5 SPOONER’S COVE BEACH Reservoir Flats Trail To Los Osos (4 miles) 4 Road Valley Ocean 2 3 21 20 15 19 18 17 16 14 8 7 5 11 13 9 40 50 49 46 43 41 42 47 45 44 27 24 6 4 48 28 23 22 Pecho Pacific 1 34 30 25 3 33 32 26 2 39 38 31 Spooner’s Ranch House 37 36 35 LEGEND # Accessible Campsite Accessible Feature 10 Campfire Center 12 Camp Host Firewood Sales Holloway Garden 1 # Numbered Restrooms Parking Ranger Station Visitor Center Restrooms Trail Bluff Trail Valencia Peak Trail © 2013 California State Parks (Rev. 2015) Water Faucets For Emergencies Dial 911.