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Morro Strand State Beach

Highway 1, Morro Bay, CA
805-772-2560
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Ranked #6 of 14 Attractions in Morro Bay
Type: Beaches
Activities: Swimming
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San Luis Obispo, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

This beach is excellent if you want to take a long stroll or jog along an uninterrupted beach. You can go from Morro Bay all the way to Cayucos which is about 6 miles of coastline beach. You might see horse riders, kite vehicles, wind surfers, beach bike riders, or hang gliders along the way. The beach is so large... More

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Kingman, Arizona
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59 reviews 59 reviews
22 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Was so happy that the beaches up here allow dogs. We won't be retuning to Orange County anytime soon. This was up past the area where you pay.

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Orange County, CA
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114 reviews 114 reviews
43 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Went camping at Morro Strand State Beach. Our first impression was wonderful! Lady greeted us and told us to take a drive and pick out our spot. It was fairly empty on the Sunday afternoon so we were able to pick the last spot on the beach side. Firewood available for $7 and there is a market just down the... More

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Golden, Colorado
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121 reviews 121 reviews
20 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The parking is great, bathrooms on site. Free. It is my 3rd time here, once in 2011, 2012 and 2014, don't miss it!!!

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Tehachapi, California
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57 reviews 57 reviews
18 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

This beach is great for long isolated walks.Does not get crowded.Great place to surf fish.Gets windy so bring protective clothing.It is beautiful.

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Bakersfield, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

A warm day in Morro Bay. It was fun to watch the surfers and run in the waves. Lots of families enjoying the beach and the weather. Shhh, don't tell anyone. It's our little secret....

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Alabama
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152 reviews 152 reviews
43 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Of course this time of year Morro Bay is cool and delightful compared to inland just a ways where temperatures can rise easily to 105+. It was foggy and 65 when we visited but we could see blue sky about 1 mile east. There were many people on the beach as well as several surfing. There is an ok public... More

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Scappoose, Oregon
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Great beach access. Fun for families and groups! Sites towards rear of campsite are a bit quieter, as usual.

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Bakersfield, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Good waves for surfers, lots of space for families with children. Not overly easy access but lots of parking area, although not paved.

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Squaw Valley, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

For visitors to Morro Bay, CA, one of the most enjoyable experiences you can have is a day at the beach. The Strand runs from Morro Rock north to the town of Cayucos. There is good surf fishing, nice waves for surfing, and enough wind for wind surfing. The beaches are kept in good order. The length of the beach... More

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