Cerro Alto Campground in the Los Padres National Forest; a tent & RV campground on the coast ridge called a mountain bike trail paradise.

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Photograph of a breathtaking scenic view from the ridge of Cerro Alto trail; click for a larger file showing scenic view from the ridge of Cerro Alto trail which has a trailhead at Cerro Alto USDA US Forestry Service Campground. Cerro Alto Trail Vista by
Robert Fuller Davis

Cerro Alto Campground Highway 41 sign photograph; the Los Padres National Forest sign on Highway 41 for the Cerro Alto National Forestry Primative Tent Campground.

Cerro Alto campground is just off Highway 41 about 7 miles east of Morro Bay at 1,000' above sea level nestled in an oak studded verdant canyon tent campsites sit astride a semiannual creek. Called by some a "mountain biker's paradise" Cerro Alto Peak (2,624') is the destination of many hikers, mountain bikers and equestrians, a challenging trail offering a 360° view encompassing the breathtaking expansive ocean views of the Central California Coast and Inland Valleys. Dogs on leashes are allowed.
The Los Padres National Forest Cerro Alto Campground has 22 campsites many of which are handicapped accessible. Each site has a picnic table, fire ring and most have a pedestal barbecue grill. Several of the sites are walk-in only sites, several are tent only, some have RV parking too but there are no hookups and the closest dump-station is in Morro Bay. There are community vault restrooms and drinking water spigots throughout the park but there are no showers.

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Official Parks Managemnet Company Logo: click for Cerro Alto Parks Managemnet Company Campground information from official campground operations company website, visitor andParks Managemnet Company contact information, campsite reservations etc. Info for Cerro Alto Campground ( 1-805-434-1996) Official Parks Management Company Website

Official US Forest Service Logo USDA seal: click for Cerro Alto US Forest Service Campground information from official recreation.gov website, visitor and US Forest Service Park contact information, campsite reservations etc. Info and Reservations for Cerro Alto Campground ( Toll Free 1-877-444-6777) Official US Forest Service Website

GPS LOCATION: 35.4275, -120.73833 -- 3525'39"N, 12044'18"W
Photograph of a family tent campsite at Cerro Alto campground, features flat tent sites, picnic table, fire-ring, standing barbacue grill; click for a larger file showing the complete photo of this campsite at a Cerro Alto USDA US Forestry Service Campground. Cerro Alto US Forestry
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