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Montana de Oro: The Mountain of Gold

By: Jaymi Heimbuch on May 23, 2013, 1:13 p.m.
Montana de Oro cormorants

Photo: Mike Baird/Flickr

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Creatures great and small

Montaña de Oro is a paradise for naturalists, birders, backpackers and hikers. The area is packed with wildlife from small creatures living in the tidepools to the birds and larger mammals living in the hillsides and canyons.