Just East of Atascadero & Templeton
Creston Windmill Water Pump
Creston Wildlife Sanctuary
The rural community of Creston just east of Atascadero and Templeton is noted for scenic horse ranches and lovely oak tree studded rolling hills. Nearby Lake Nacimiento offers fishing, boating, jet skiing, water skiing and more.
If you are looking for a noticeable change of the seasons then look no further. Rich fall colors, verdant spring greens, cold winters and summers that get down right hot. Air conditioning is a Creston summer must have.
Climate » Creston
|»||Winter :: Sunny days, clear nights
High 61, Low 31
|»||Spring :: Breezy days, cool nights
High 81, Low 44
|»||Summer :: Foggy mornings and nights
High 101, Low 52
|»||Fall :: Gentle days, cool nights
High 78, Low 36
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Creston (named after Calvin J. Cressy) was founded in 1884 on the Rancho Huerhuero Mexican land grant.
Creston was home to Cardiff Stud Farm (Creston Farms), a place once owned by Canadian-American television personality Alex Trebek, and where a number of retired American thoroughbred racehorses were taken care of, including those below. Cardiff Stud Farm was sold in 2008 and is now an event center called Windfall Farms.