DescriptionThe city of Atascadero was California’s first planned community, founded in 1913 by magazine publisher Edward Gardner Lewis; it offers nearby cultural opportunities while retaining a rural atmosphere. About 2 miles west off SR 41 at 9305 Pismo Ave., Atascadero Lake Park features boat rentals, picnicking, a walking path, the Faces of Freedom Veteran's Memorial and the Charles Paddock Zoo.
InfoOfficeAtascadero Chamber of Commerce 6904 El Camino Real Atascadero, CA 93422-4202. Phone:(805)466-2044
Attraction PlaceHoldersCharles Paddock Zoo