Along the Highway
Palo Colorado Road (to Bottchers Gap)
Palo Colorado Road travels uphill to the southeast from Highway 1 and reaches Bottchers Gap at its end, about 9 miles (14 km) away. The services listed are at Bottchers Gap except for the public transit stop. The area at the foot of Palo Colorado Road is known as Notley's Landing; it was a populated village from 1898 to 1907.
- Bottchers Gap Campground is located within Los Padres National Forest and is managed by Parks Management Company.
Activities, Facilities, and Services
- Camping - Campgrounds: Bottchers Gap Campground
- Public Transit stop (seasonal)
- Scenic Vistas
- Wildlife Viewing
- Hiking and Backpacking
- Skinner Ridge Trail and Pico Blanco BSA Road provide access from Bottchers Gap to the Los Padres National Forest and Ventana Wilderness backcountry. You must have a wilderness permit for any overnight stay.
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