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State Park - California
Estero Bluffs State Park is located on Estero Bay, California. The park protects a grassland-dominated marine terrace that slopes from California State Route 1 to the Pacific Ocean. The property is crossed by San Geronimo and Villa Creeks and is just north of the town of Cayucos. Estero Bluffs has intertidal areas, wetlands, low bluffs, and coastal terraces punctuated by a number of perennial and intermittent streams and containing a pocket cove and beach at Villa Creek. The park provides habitat for a number of endangered species, including the snowy plover. The park is made up of a coastline that stretches over 4 miles and covers more than 300 acres of land. Though the shoreline is usually no more than 300 yards away from the highway, the intentional lack of development of the land has left it very similar to its natural state. Estero Bluffs features a variety of scenic sites along its coast. Visitors can park and see San Geronimo Creek or Villa Creek, which are small lagoons that are present year-round and filled by a constantly running creek. There are also multiple lookout points, including Cayoucos Point, Estero Bay.
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Vintage USGS - San Luis Obispo - 1947
Vintage 1947 USGS 1:250000 map of San Luis Obispo in California. Published by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).
Estero Bluffs - Brochure and Map
Brochure and Map of Estero Bluffs State Park (SP) in California. Published by California Department of Parks and Recreation.