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Some trails are being rerouted to have hikers travel in the same direction to avoid having to pass each other on trails. Please respect signage and stay 6ft apart from others while out. We are all in this together!

NEW - Rerouting of Trails

Bishop Peak: Click here for the current directional map

Cerro San Luis: There is new signage at the trail directing you. Please follow it. View the kiosk at the start of the trail to see the changes. Click here for a new map.

Johnson Ranch: There is new signage at the trail directing you. Please follow it. View the kiosk at the start of the trail to see the changes. Click here for a new map.

Trail Updates
*Please note that updates occurring over the weekend may not appear until Monday morning.*

Open Space Status

 Open    

Closed

Bishop Peak

Open - Felsman Loop Rerouted  

Cerro San Luis

Open - Rerouted

 

Irish Hills Areas (3): 

 


  • Madonna trail head
 Open  
  • Prefumo trail head
 Open
  • Sterling trail head
 Open

Islay Hill

Open

 

Johnson Ranch

Open-Rerouted

Laguna Lake

Open

Reservoir Canyon

Partial Use Creek Bypass Trail

Bowden Ranch

Open

 

South Hills

Open

 

Stenner Springs

Open

 

Terrace Hill

Open

 

 

REPORT A TRANSIENT ENCAMPMENT IN OPEN SPACE: 805-781-7302

Trails & Open Space | Ranger Services works to provide both educational and recreational opportunities to the community of San Luis Obispo. The City's 7,000 acres of designated open space promise to have something for everyone including rugged hiking trails, challenging mountain biking and leisurely scenic pathways just minutes from downtown.

Maps

View Open Space and Trail Maps here.

Bishop Peak
Cerro San Luis
Irish Hills
Islay Hill
Johnson Ranch
Laguna Lake
Reservoir Canyon
South Hills
Stenner Springs
Terrace Hill 
All Open Space

 

Thank you, devoted volunteers!

The Parks and Recreation Department appreciates the many community members who consistently strive to maintain and protect the thousands of acres of City open space and trails.

Open Space Guidelines

(805) 781-7302
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For the safety of all users
, including hikers, cyclists, trail runners and others, please comply with the following:

  • Access Permitted from Dawn to Dusk ONLY
  • Camping Prohibited
  • Stay on Designated Trails
  • Wear Proper Hiking Shoes
  • Bring plenty of water and snacks
  • Dogs Must be on a Leash
  • Pick up after your Dog
  • Pack it In, Pack it Out
  • ID card, first aid kit and cell phone
  • More Information