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Oso Flaco Lake

3098 Oso Flaco Lake Road
Arroyo Grande, CA 93420

Phone: (805) 343-2455

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What: Oso Flaco Lake Natural Area
When: Daily during daylight hours
Reservation Needed: No

Just north of Guadalupe, California,
lies one of the most scenic natural areas all along California’s coast, Oso Flaco Lake. To get there, three miles north of Guadalupe, turn west onto Oso Flaco Lake Road, this road will dead end at the parking area for this hidden State Park.

Oso Flaco Lake Natural Area is a part of Oceano Dunes SVRA, a California State Park. Access is permitted sunrise to sunset throughout the year. Parking is $5 per vehicle. Trailhead begins through the white gate.

Learn more about the Oso Flaco history and wildlife by visiting the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center at 1065 Guadalupe Street in Guadalupe.

Stewardship Travel is about adding a bit of "doing good and feeling good" to your vacation.
This activity selection includes:

*An educational center
*A conservation/heritage donation opportunity through Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center

Thank you for being a Stewardship Traveler in WineCoastCountry.

Features & Amenities

  • Beaches
  • Hikes, Guided Walks & Boardwalks
  • Kid Friendly
  • Outdoor Activities & State Parks
  • Stewardship Donation Opportunities
  • Stewardship Travel Activities

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