Nestled Between the Pacific Ocean and the Sierra Mountains, Atascadero offers something for everyone – and the residents of Emerald Ridge truly get the best of both worlds! In our immediate vicinity, you’ll find quick and easy access to many world-class wineries, restaurants, shops, hiking trails, outdoor recreational activities and more. You can be at the beach or locations such as San Luis Obispo, Morro Bay, Pismo Beach or Paso Robles in less than 25 minutes. Plus, you’re only three hours away from two of California’s biggest metropolitan areas, Los Angeles and San Francisco. No matter what you’re looking for, Emerald Ridge puts you in exactly the right spot to enjoy Central Coast living.