Avila / Pismo Beach KOA Local Attractions

Local Area Attractions Near Avila / Pismo Beach KOA

Close to Avila Beach, Pismo Beach and Hearst Castle. Centrally located to farmers markets, walking and biking paths. Enjoy Restaurants, Piers and Hot Springs not far from the park.

Avila Valley Barn
Avila Valley Barn

Located within walking distance from the campground this is a popular destination for locals and tourists.  Deli, ice cream, fudge, baked goods, and plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables.  Open all year long.  Winter hours are Thursday through Monday, 10am to 5pm.

560 Avila Beach Drive

San Luis Obispo, CA 93405

805-595-2816

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Bob Jones Trail
Bob Jones Trail

The Bob Jones Trail is located right outside the entrance to the campground.  The trail is a well-paved county-maintained bike trail.   It  is great for all levels of hiking and biking.   Dogs are welcome on the trail.  The trail starts on Ontario road and ends at the beach in Avila and is less than a 3 mile ride.

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San Luis Obispo Farmer's Market Thursday Night and Saturday Morning
San Luis Obispo Farmer's Market Thursday Night and Saturday Morning

Enjoy one of the largest and oldest farmer's market in the state.   BBQ, Fresh fruit, vegetables, and live entertainment.  Plenty for the kids and much more.  Many stores stay open late.  Located on Higuera Street in downtown San Luis Obispo.   No admission fee.   6pm to 9pm.  805-541-0286


Saturday Mornings Farmers Market is located in the park lot at 445 Madonna Road, San Luis Obispo.  Every Saturday morning 8am-1030am.  Local farmers selling their fresh picked fruit, vegetables and flowers.    805-544-9570

Hearst Castle/Elephant Seals
Hearst Castle/Elephant Seals

Enjoy a scenic drive to Hearst Castle located less than an hours drive on the scenic Pacific Coast Highway.  Tours are available or just stop into the visitor's center.

Take a short drive north of the Hearst Castle and view the Elephant Seals.

750 Hearst Castle Road

San Simeon, CA 93452

800-444-4445

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Avila Beach Trolley
Avila Beach Trolley

Pismo to Avila Beach Trolley service operates from 10am-4pm on Saturdays and Sundays, starting March 29th through early June when EXPANDED summer service begins.  Starting June 5th the trolley will run Thursday to Sunday.
 
The Trolley will start running on Friday nightsfor Avila Farmer's Market April 4th through September.

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