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The goal of the Parks and Recreation Department is to offer you the most enjoyable and rewarding recreational experience possible on California’s Central Coast. Our Mission is to ensure diverse opportunities for recreation and the personal enrichment of the County’s residents and visitors while protecting its natural, cultural, and historical resources. In other words, we want you to "Think Outside!" Visit our website at


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There are many recreational services to choose from...

Windsurfing at Lopez Lake

Tent Campers at El Chorro Campground

Golfer at Dairy Creek Golf Course

Sailboat Sailing at Lopez Lake

Children Horseback Riding at Santa Margarita Lake

Fishing at Santa Margarita Lake


Featured News

Parks Mid-State Fair Booth

San Luis Obispo County Parks: See Us at "America's Favorite Fair"

San Luis Obispo County Parks will be hosting a booth again at the California Mid-State Fair in Paso Robles July 17 thru 28.

Cave Landing Public Workshop 02.26.19

Cave Landing Public Workshop Gathers Input

San Luis Obispo County Parks held a Public Workshop, on February 26th, to present and gather input on the conceptual plan for the Cave Landing natural area access improvements.


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So many recreational activities to choose from.

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