Hollister Ranch
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The untouched coastline of Hollister Ranch

The view from a kayak along the Hollister Ranch coastline inaccessible to the general public.

 (Tamlorn Chase / For The Times)

Sand dunes along Cuarto Beach, a surfer’s paradise on the Hollister Ranch coastline.

 (Tamlorn Chase / For The Times)

The Hollister Ranch coastline, probably one of the most pristine stretches of beach in California.

 (Tamlorn Chase / For The Times)

Kayla Skye, Zachary Canu and Josh Zarrabieta step carefully along the shoreline at Gaviota State Park beach, next to Hollister Ranch.

 (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)

Tamlorn Chase prepares to launch his kayak for a paddle around rocky headland cliffs from Gaviota State Park to Hollister Ranch.

 (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)

Beachgoers enjoy the sand and surf at Gaviota State Park, where the pier is closed and cliffs prevent pedestrians from walking very far toward Hollister Ranch.

 (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)

Tamlorn Chase launches his kayak from Gaviota State Park beach to Hollister Ranch, accessible to the public only by ocean.

 (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)

Tamlorn Chase paddles under the Gaviota pier toward Hollsiter Ranch.

 (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)

Signs on narrow, curving Hollister Ranch Road warn trespassers that they are on private property.

 (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)

Narrow, curving Hollister Ranch Road west of Gaviota State Park is not open to the public.

 (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
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