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Morro Strand State Beach

Address: Highway 1, Morro Bay, CA
Phone Number: 805-772-2560
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Ranked #6 of 11 Attractions in Morro Bay
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
Activities: Swimming
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8 reviews 8 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I decided to go camping on the weekday and I went to morro strand.one side is close for camping. But the other is open. It was pleasantly clean and I was able to get a great spot. So if you go try to plan on going on the weekday, as for the weekend you most likely not to get a... More

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Capitola, California
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62 reviews 62 reviews
31 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

The Strand is undergoing renovations, in March 2015 it looks like it will boast 43 spots with hook ups. Until then it is on a first come first served basis and although construction is ongoing, it's not too noisy. We stayed for one night before moving onto Morro Bay State Park down the road. The nice thing about the Strand... More

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Livermore, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Ok if you don't mind camping in the sand. Staff were VERY friendly and helpful. Bathrooms were barely passable. Will go to Morrow Bay State Park next time we are in the area.

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Fremont, California
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1,700 reviews 1,700 reviews
1,065 attraction reviews
995 helpful votes 995 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

It was a gorgeous clear fantastic day and as such, I was treated to some amazing views of Morro Rock from the Morro Strand State Beach Area.

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San Jose, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

On both visits, I have experienced one of the prettiest sunsets and had the privilege of seeing a whale breach in the distance; it was awesome! The sand (on the first visit) was really soft, but on my second trip (one week apart), high-tide happened, and it drastically changed the consistency of the sand to that of smoothness. Morro rock... More

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San Luis Obispo, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

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
21 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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121 reviews 121 reviews
46 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 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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122 reviews 122 reviews
20 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 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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60 reviews 60 reviews
19 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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