Walking and Hiking

Below are some resources that can help you find a place to walk, take a hike, or just enjoy nature. The books and the New Times listed below may be at your local library.

Ideas/Sources for Local Walks & Hikes
Source Provides:
Prescription Trails, by SLO County Association of Parks and Recreation Administrators – go to www.slostateparks.com/prescriptiontrails Walks within SLO County
Day Hikes Around San Luis Obispo, by Robert Stone Paperback book that provides maps and local walks/hikes.
Top Trails California Central Cost, by Brian Milne
Mountain Biking California’s Central Coast Best 100 Trails, by Delaine Fragnoli
New Times – Available in the library and most businesses within SLO County Weekly Newspaper that advertise Sierra Club and other walks/hikes for that week.  Some of these hikes are docent lead.
Sierra Club web page
(http://santalucia.sierraclub.org/SLOtrail.html)
Advertises hikes and walks that are organized by the Sierra Club.
United States Forest Service –
http://www.fs.fed.us/r5/maps/
There are hikes available on forest service lands.
California Department of Parks & Recreation – http://www.parks.ca.gov/parkindex/ There are hikes available on State Park lands.
SLO County Parks and the Various Cities (see below) Trails and walks in their area.