Hiking & Biking in Atascadero

Jim Green Trail

1.7 miles, moderate, mulit-use
The Jim Green trail is a very well hidden gem in Atascadero. It is a trail that is well suited for people, dogs, horses, and bikes. People of all ages can easily do this trail. It is a fun hike around a beautiful hill that is surrounded on one side by the Chalk Mountain Golf Course.

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Stadium Park Trails

2 trail options: just under 2 miles
Usage: Equestrians, Hikers, Joggers, Mountain Bikes, Dogs
Hike Difficulty: Varies, from Blue Oak being easy to Pine Mountain being Difficult

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Cerro Alto State Park (10.1 miles)

Cerro Alto Campground is a well-known hiking and mountain biking paradise. Visitors enjoy ample hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding opportunities, along with a 360-degree view of the Central California coast and inland valleys. The 4-mile Cerro Alto Trail, which leads to the peak, begins within the campground.

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Santa Margarita Lake (30.2 miles)

Grey Pine: 3.3 miles one-way to Vaca Flat, moderate, muliti-use
Lakeside: (unmarked)1.5 miles, dirt road along lake shore from Marina to White Oak, easy, multi-use
Blinn: 9.2 miles one-way (out and back mandatory), moderate to strenuous, multi-use
Sapwi: spur off Blinn after 3.4 miles, accessing Khus Camp (1 mile) and Sapwi Camp (2 miles), moderate, multi-use
Sandstone: 2.7 miles one-way (out and back mandatory), moderate to strenuous, multi-use
East River Road (Staging area for Blinn & Sandstone): 10 miles east of Santa Margarita Lake
Rocky: 1.8 miles one-way (out and back mandatory), moderate to strenuous, multi-use

For more information on our Hiking Areas visit the County Parks Website