Los Osos means "The Bears" in Spanish. Despite the name, no bears have been seen in this area for over 100 years so there is no need to worry about encountering one in the countryside.
There are only two roads in or out of Los Osos, South Bay Boulevard and Los Osos Valley Road.
- Montana de Oro State Park, 3550 Pechco Valley Road, Los Osos(Take Pechco Valley Road to the end), ☎ +1 805 528-0513, . This 8,000 acre park has miles of hiking trails, ocean fishing, a beautiful cove, and 50 primitive camping sites (i.e. vault toilets and water from tanks). Located about 6 mi (9 km) southwest of Morro Bay.
- Los Osos Oaks State Reserve, Los Osos Valley Road between Palomino Dr. and Lariat Dr.(Just east of town), ☎ -1 805 772-7434, . Daylight hours. This 90 acre (0.5 km2) preserve protects a grove of 800-year-old coast live oaks. A 1.5 mi (2.4 km) trail leads through the preserve. Poison oak is found in abudnace so leaving the trail is not recommended. There are no picnic or restroom facilities in the Preserve.Free.
- Farmers' Market, Santa Maria Avenue (between 2nd & 3rd). M 2PM-5PM. Local produce and flowers.
- 10th Street Grill, 2011 10th St, +1 805 528-2011.
- O'Steeni's Italian Food, 2062 10th St, +1 805 528-8646.
- Rodney's Restaurant, 1315 Second Street, +1 805 528-0459.
near farmer's market is "Brig-a-Dune" Pizza Yum!!!!!!
- Back Bay Inn, 1391 Second Street, +1 805 528-1233, . A 13 rooms oceanfront waterfront lodge on Morro Bay. All rooms waterfront and are only 50' from the waters edge.
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