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Morro Bay State Park

State Park Road, Morro Bay, CA 93442
805 772 2694
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Ranked #5 of 14 Attractions in Morro Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: State Parks, Museums
Activities: Camping
Description: This beautiful state park campground is across the road from the beach.
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Joshua Tree, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

The ocean bay here is quiet, peaceful. Although it is a famous landmark, whenever I go it seems to be quiet. There are some restaurants including a great clam chowder place on the boardwalk that is cheap. Lots of tourist shops. Parking is difficult so park your car on a higher level street and walk down to the boardwalk. Whale... More

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San Luis Obispo, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Didn't camp but drove around the state park for the first time. It looked very nice and was quite extensive,

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Goleta, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We just spent three days & two nights camping at Morro Bay State Park. Rangers and volunteers (especially Ted) were terrific, friendly, personable. Here's a short list of some improvements that would go a long way toward a better experience for all campers: 1. Mark each campsite's table & wooden storage cabinet with the Site Number of the parking space.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

September 19 and 20 I camped out at the state park and I had a wonderful time. Walking to the beach was so easy. I walked all the way to morro rock. The bathroom rooms was okay and the fire rings was great. Driving to morro bay was easy. Great things to see and do. I will make this my... More

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Penang
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

WOaoh!! this place is superb! Always packed up with the locals and tourists. I was there during the summer and obviously, it was a peak season! I never felt cold sea water at 14 degrees! Super cool, nice waves and perfect place for relaxation!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Enjoyed the beauty of this park. Visited on a holiday weekend and it was crowded but still very enjoyable. Wish we had spent more time there (in hindsight). A "don't miss this" location!

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Glendale, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

A really nice place to visit and drive through...We saw several hawks, Morro Rock, sea gulls and great views

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

This area really has it all: family friendly beach, dog beach, places for running/jogging, and swimming. Some people were snorkeling too. Lots of lively sea otters, some sea lions, hundreds of different types of birds. Also, very close to restaurants and shopping. Highly recommend!

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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Did not love this campground. We were in site 46 which had a not so scenic view of the bathroom. The sites are very close together. Seems to be no enforcement of how many campers can stay in a single site. We had a church group camping across from us and they literally had 4 sites, with 16+ people crammed... More

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Gardnerville Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We had a Great time at this park. Yes it did get crowded, but if you can stay out of the center of the loops, didn't feel like it. Unless you are doing a family Reunion, which a lot of folks were. The location does not get better. You have to check out the Embarcadero. We had the Best Fish... More

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