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Morro Bay State Park

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Address: State Park Road, Morro Bay, CA 93442
Phone Number: 805 772 2694
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Activities: Camping
Description: This beautiful state park campground is across the road from the beach.

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Heaven among the eucalyptus trees!

Camping, hiking, golf and relaxation in the midst of an eucalyptus grove next to beautiful Morro Bay with beautiful views of the San Luis Obispo County hills that stay green most... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
Cyndi D
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Morro Bay, California
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Morro Bay, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 NEW

Camping, hiking, golf and relaxation in the midst of an eucalyptus grove next to beautiful Morro Bay with beautiful views of the San Luis Obispo County hills that stay green most of the year...who knew paradise smelled like eucalyptus?!? This place is kid and pet friendly, just steps away from the small boat docks where one can rent a kayak... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

It was a nice park with lots of squirrels roaming around which I enjoyed because we do not have them in australia. Morro Rock is big and quite impressive. There is a huge ugly power plant on the beach front which is disappointing but we still loved Morro Bay. It was a pretty place and had a lovely relaxed vibe.... More 

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Farlington, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for 1 night with the camp being very scenic & pretty, amongst the woods & just across from the small marina & bayside cafe (extremely worth a visit for lunch, dinner or both). The pitch we had, included water & electric hook up & a concrete picnic table/bench & a fire pit & BBQ. The pitch was... More 

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New Brunswick, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Very nice park, a 3/4 mile hike to Black Hills is a must. Beautiful golf course, interesting museum.

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Tigard, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

It's s very cool park with a huge rock. We found lots of intact sand dollars. Pretty windy on the northern side but there's a little area on the southern side that's nice. You have to wonder how the city allowed the power plant so close to park though

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

This is an amazing State Park and it has lovely views of the ocean and it's so calm. Simply stop and just be for a little while. Relax and take it all in. Enjoy and live life. :)

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We went to the part of the park that's directly adjacent to Morro Rock. Ignore the signs and climb the breakwater for a close up view of the crashing waves. Beware of crabs in the rocks! A great place to sit and people watch. Maybe you'll get a view of some otters!

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Bakersfield, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Morro Rock is home to the Peregrine Falcon, so trespassing on the property is prohibited. Over by where the outflow from the power station is, there are a whole bunch of pesky seagulls, which will steal anything right out of your hands. Better keep your cellphone in your pocket, or holster.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Then this is the bay for you. My girlfriend and I rented a campervan from Lost Campervans and rode up the coast from LA. We stayed our second night here and it was freakin' fantastic. Although the park's rules are no parking or camping between 2am to 6am, the authorities were pretty lenient and nobody bothered us while we slept... More 

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San Luis Obispo, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Nice hiking up to the top of Black Hill and also around the bay using the walkway around the marina. Not big, but nice views and usually good weather. The little restaurant in the Marina, Bayside, is popular with the locals. Pricey, but quite good. Kayaks and rentals available too.

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