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Morro Bay State Park

State Park Road, Morro Bay, CA 93442
805 772 2694
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Ranked #4 of 11 Attractions in Morro Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums, State Parks, Outdoors
Activities: Camping
Owner description: This beautiful state park campground is across the road from the beach.
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Type: Museums, State Parks, Outdoors
Activities: Camping
Owner description: This beautiful state park campground is across the road from the beach.

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San Jose, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

On one of many trips to Morro, I enjoyed a beautiful sunset on the beach and ate at a little restaurant on the pier.

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Morro Bay, California, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

The setting across from the back bay, under a canopy of eucalyptus and pines, makes the park extra enticing. The Morro Bay public golf course is immediately adjacent, while directly across from the entry is a small marina, the delightful Bayside Cafe--lunch and dinner. And there are excellent walking trails that skirt along the bay front, as well as meandering... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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56 reviews 56 reviews
34 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We drove up through the golf course to Black Hill. What a great view! You can see the whole estuary and bay, and miles and miles along the coast in both directions. Even if you just drive up the hill to the parking lot, you can get a good view from there. The drive is short - it only takes... More 

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Morgan, Utah
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64 reviews 64 reviews
25 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Lots of great views here, and some nice walking to be done. Recommend NOT going there on a weekend, especially a sunny one; as there are lots of other people with the same idea!

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Irvine, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014 via mobile

One of my favorite camping places in California. The views of the bay while taking a walk around with dogs are some of the best to be had. The weather is always perfect over the thanksgiving long weekend. No hectic Black Friday crowds. Just beauty of water, birds, rocks and beaches... Some darn nice people too!

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Sierra Vista, Arizona
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56 reviews 56 reviews
12 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

This is a great beach, very calm and very gradual. Great for pets, but they must be on lead. Lots of surfers out catching waves, and lots of sand dollars.

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Los Angeles, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

This is a must stop when traveling through the area. This time we were spending a few days so we enjoyed our long walk and collecting sand dollars. If you are a believer in the spirit world, Native American Indian, you can connect with some that chose to remain at their sacred site. There is such a calm peaceful feeling,... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

This park is so beautiful. the campground is awesome and does have some hook up sites. There are views of the bay and the salt marshes.

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Escondido CA
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59 reviews 59 reviews
22 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

I must start by explaining that we were returning from a camping trip in Oregon (exceptional State Parks) and this was a one night stay. We visit Morro Bay frequently and have been interested in this campground, we understand that they also offer Morro Strand Beach camping, but couldn't find it. We did arrive after dark and no one was... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

It's hard to find the trail head for the hike to the top of Black Hill. It's in the NE corner of the Morro Bay SP campground, past the campfire circle and group camp area, just uphill from and to the left of the group camp toilets. There's a gate where the trail starts and a small sign beside the... More 

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