Located in California, the hiking in San Luis Obispo is known for two nice hiking trails. The best San Luis Obispo hiking based on popularity are considered to be Whittemore Gulch Trail and Morro Bay State Park. For a detailed trail description and printable trailhead map, just select a San Luis Obispo hiking trail below.
Southeast of Half Moon Bay in the Purisima Creek Redwoods, the Whittemore Gulch Trail is a scenic hiking-only route through redwood forest. It is located out of town off Skyline Boulevard and passes through like redwoods.
West of San Luis Obispo, the Morro Bay State Park has a wide range of easy hiking trails to explore. The three more popular hikes within the park are the Quarry Trail, the Park Ridge Trail and the Live Oak Trail. If you are looking for some challenge, try the rocky scramble up the faint trail to the Cabrillo Peak (911 feet).