Equestrian parking at the Pismo Preserve is different from any other location. The good news is there is a designated horse trailer parking area in the Pismo Preserve parking lot located at the south end of Mattie Road in Shell Beach. You will need to secure a reservation before you head out on horseback. Sharon Jantzen provides the details on the particulars of the Pismo Preserve equestrian parking.
New picnic benches were built on the new Canyon View trail at Montana de Oro. Skilled human labor would be on hand to build the picnic benches, but just how would the materials get to the overlook spot specifically picked out for the picnic benches to sit? It took a coordinated effort of several trail user groups to pull together. Sharon Jantzen gathers the story from several participants in this collaborated effort.
Several horse trail ride options can be experienced from various starting points within the Lopez Lake Recreational Area campgrounds. Cougar trail takes riders through oak-shaded trails and connects up with Marina trail for some sweet lake views. Sharon Jantzen takes us on a ride through Lopez Lake Recreational Area.