We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Morro Strand State Beach

Highway 1, Morro Bay, CA
805-772-2560
Website
Improve this listing
Ranked #7 of 14 attractions in Morro Bay
Type: Beaches
Activities: Swimming
26 visitor photos
Write a Review

91 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    43
    33
    5
    6
    4
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Tehachapi, California
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
18 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bakersfield, California
Senior Contributor
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....

Was this review helpful? Yes
Alabama
Top Contributor
147 reviews 147 reviews
42 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Scappoose, Oregon
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bakersfield, California
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Squaw Valley, California
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 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

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Gardnerville, Nevada
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Walked for 2 hours here so peaceful.... Sand was covered with sand dollars....got my ocean fix, loved it

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Victorville, California
Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
44 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Not much to say. It's a quiet beach and it's nice. Not to many people on the sand as November it is a little chilly. Bring a jacket with you during this time.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

I LOVE this dog beach and I have been to every dog beach from So cal all the way to Canada! This beach is always clean, plenty of room, stretching on for miles! Even great for collecting sand dollars. Beach provides dog bags, trash bags, water.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Atascadero, California
Top Contributor
200 reviews 200 reviews
70 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

The Morro Strand Beach stretches from Morro Rock north for miles. It is so spacious that it almost seems like a private beach. The crashing waves this week were beautiful music as we strolled along the expanse of beauty. Bring you boogie board, surf board or what ever for the water. It is a tad cold so a wet suit... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed Morro Strand State Beach also viewed

Morro Bay, San Luis Obispo County
Morro Bay, San Luis Obispo County
 
Morro Bay, San Luis Obispo County
Morro Bay, San Luis Obispo County
 

Been to Morro Strand State Beach? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Morro Strand State Beach, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing