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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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Beautiful Park

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
Saint-Antoine
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New Brunswick, Canada
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New Brunswick, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

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

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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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7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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Fresno, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This campground is not roughing it. It has showers and nice bathrooms. There is also a trolly that runs thru the summer and for a minimal fee you can ride it to and from camp to the embarcadero. Free museum to campers across the street as well as a nice little cafe for lunch.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Beautiful park with nice trails and incredible birdlife. Has a rookery in it for blue herons and the like. The best part is you can pull right up to the shoreline and load in your kayak. Has a museum which we did not have time to check out but it did have lots of visitors. We will return next time... More 

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Fallbrook, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

I've camped here on previous visits to Morro Bay and always enjoyed it. But one night the fog rolled in so thick that we thought it was raining out. True story. We had been sitting outside talking when it happened and quickly took refuge in our tent. It was a fun experience. Really!

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Hemet, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Excellent course its long but so beautiful. You have to play. Course is well taken care of and the surrounding are the best. Take advantage

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