Cambria Dog Park

Cambria is one of the most pet-friendly towns on the Central Coast! In Cambria, we understand that pets aren’t just pets…they’re an important part of the family. Check out Cambria’s Dog Park to exercise and socialize your furry friend!

Harmony Headlands State Park

In a secluded and peaceful setting along Highway 1, eight miles south of Cambria in between Harmony and Cayucos, Harmony Headlands State Park sits unassumingly along the coast, secretly home to pristine, diverse natural beauty and a dramatic coastline. A 1.5-mile trail from the parking lot extends west to coastal marine terrace grassland with steep …

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Cambria Pickleball by the Sea

Pickleball is a sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis, and table tennis.  It’s played on a court with the same dimensions as a doubles badminton court, and the net is similar to a tennis net but mounted two inches lower.  The baseball-sized ball is similar to a whiffle ball, made of perforated plastic.  The …

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Northern Elephant Seal Rookery

Elephant Seals have inhabited the coast of Highway 1 for years, and they continue to be a famous stop while visitors are in the Cambria area. These ocean-going mammals spend eight to ten months a year in the open ocean, diving 1,000 to 5,000 feet deep for periods of fifteen minutes to two hours, and …

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Fiscalini Ranch

Fiscalini Ranch Preserve is home to a number of endangered species and species of special concern, offering a wonderful display of nature’s diversity. The Ranch is bordered by a riparian habitat that encompasses tidal effect zones, seasonal freshwater marshes, and wetlands dotted with birds. The most outstanding natural feature is the dramatic ocean bluff that runs more …

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Lampton Cliffs State Park

A 2.1-acre state park with trails and two benches overlooking the sea at Sherwood Street and Lampton Street on the Marine Terrace, Lodge Hill. Tide pools are found at the base of the cliff.

Shamel Community Park

Shamel Community Park is a 6-acre county park with a playing field, swimming pool (open in season), barbeques, picnic tables and a children’s play area. Shamel Community Park is adjacent to a long sweeping beach that is the south end of Moonstone Beach. Hunt for Moonstones near the mouth of Santa Rosa Creek.

Moonstone Beach – San Simeon State Park

Moonstone Beach is one of the primary beaches in Cambria. It boasts Central Coast views that run north and south for many miles. The Moonstone Beach State Parklands consists of 30 acres, including Leffingwell Landing State Park, Moonstone Beach Drive, and Santa Rosa Creek access. Famous for its dramatic coastline and breathtaking views, the Moonstone Beach Boardwalk is …

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Lower Leffingwell Landing Park – Picnic Access

Leffingwell Landing State Park offers beautiful views of the ocean and a park area with tables and benches can be enjoyed. Step down to the small cove for beach access. There are trails throughout the Cypress Groves to the north that lead to beautiful vistas and benches.

Upper Leffingwell Landing Park – Access to San Simeon Creek

Just off Highway 1 and across from the Moonstone Gardens and Centrally Grown Nursery on the north end of Moonstone Beach Drive is a small parking lot and trail. Walk north on the trail, then down the steps to the beach and north to San Simeon Creek.

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