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Carrizo Plain National Monument: Caliente Ridge via Caliente Mountain Trail

Explore “California’s Serengeti” on this 14-mile out-and-back to a 4,404-foot summit high above Carrizo Plain National Monument

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-Mapped by Chuck Graham

To Trailhead

From San Luis Obispo, take US 101 N to CA 58 E. In 45 miles, turn right on Soda Lake Rd. In 15.8 miles, bear right at Y-junction. In 3.8 miles, bear left at Y-junction. Follow to parking area.

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