Pismo Preserve

IMPORTANT COVID-19 NOTICE: As of March 23 the Pismo Preserve is CLOSED until further notice. We are monitoring news about COVID-19 closely and will re-open when it is safe to do so - likely when the shelter-at-home orders are lifted. Thank you for your cooperation.

At 880 acres, the Pismo Preserve offers truly exceptional and diverse recreational opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts. Visitors will enjoy over 11 miles of trail traversing serene oak woodlands and coastal ridgelines with stunning panoramic vistas of the Pacific Ocean stretching from the Irish Hills to Point Sal.

Open Daily
6:00 AM - 7:00 PM | Nov to Feb
6:00 AM - 9:30 PM | Mar to Oct
Trails will close when wet
Parking lot gate locked at close

The Pismo Preserve is located off exit 191B from US Highway 101 in Pismo Beach. The entrance and parking lot are located on the east side of the freeway at the very southern end of Mattie Road.

80 Mattie Road, Pismo Beach, CA 93446