The community of Los Osos/Baywood Park (Valley of the Bears) located on the Southern tidal estuary and four-mile sand strand, just south of Morro Bay, on the coast of Central California. This hidden gem of the Central Coast is just a 20-minute drive from San Luis Obispo along cattle grazing and lush agricultural countryside, and a short three-mile scenic drive from Morro Bay, Visitors can reach the area within a few hours drive from several major metropolitan areas.
The community is easily reached from Highway 101 on Los Osos Valley Road or from Highway 1 on South Bay Boulevard.
With a population of approximately 20,000, the town is situated 148 feet above sea level and enjoys a temperate year-round climate.
Los Osos/Baywood Park offers a full complement of service clubs, organizations and activities, all of which support the quality of life that makes our community unique. There are two elementary schools and one middle school, and a nearby high school in Morro Bay for students to attend.
We have a park, tennis courts, library and community center as well as a local fire station and quality medical care. We invite you to visit and experience the magic of the “Good Life” that still exists right here in Los Osos/Baywood Park. We invite you to take time to discover our charming community which boasts clean air, friendly neighbors and community pride.