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Morro Rock

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Address: , Morro Bay, CA
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Activities: Birdwatching, Viewing wildlife
Description: Home to flocks of Peregrine falcons, egrets and blue herons, the 50-acre...
Home to flocks of Peregrine falcons, egrets and blue herons, the 50-acre Morro Rock is the last in a chain of extinct volcanoes.
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Loved the animal life and and surrounding it in the bay

We just spent a week in Morro Bay and could see this big geoiogical wonder from almost every street in town. Best in the early morning light. Great place to see birds and otters... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Newhall, California
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Newhall, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

We just spent a week in Morro Bay and could see this big geoiogical wonder from almost every street in town. Best in the early morning light. Great place to see birds and otters out in the bay. There is plenty of parking to accessing the rock up close is very easy.

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Lahore, Pakistan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

for nature lovers, Relaxing place, can see the silent sea with sea-galls here and there. Its our stopping point as tourist. Its known as Big Rock. Missed to stay long at this point :( , will do pay a visit next time for sure. (No shopping, no eating shops, less restrooms) only for nature lovers, Goooooood luck :)

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Vallejo, California, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Going here is always so relaxing and joyful for me. I love the smell of the salt water and exploring the town and shops

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Marysville, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

It was a great place to visit. Easy to get to. We saw pelicans, gulls, seals, otters and vultures all withing a short period of time. Wonderful place for families!

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Frankfort, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

This was a stopping point along our way up the coast from LA. Touristy town with a big rock. Don't see the big draw here. If you like touristy towns, maybe this is the place for you. I wish we had found another town to stay further up the coast.

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Bodfish, California, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

If you stay a night, get a hotel with a view of the rock! Sunrise, sunset, or anytime - it is a magnificent work of nature to photograph or just stare at. My kids used to fight to be the first to spy the rock on our drive to Morro Bay vacations. The surf on the north side I'd just... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

A fascinating chunk of geology. What a beautiful setting. It came and went in the mist throughout our two day stay

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Upstate, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

It was nice, part of the statue is damaged due to yeArs in the natural elements. But it is noce to see. The kids in the villlage can tell you all about the hiatory of it.

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Tokyo, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

You can just sit there for hours and gaze upon the beautiful sea rock in front of you . I truly recommend taking a cruise to take a closer look at the sea lions . Very relaxing place one of the most beautiful I've visited in Cali .

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San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

My family has been coming to Morro Rock since the late 1800s, and I love hearing the stories, and imagining seeing the rock in it's original state! OR! Being able to climb on it like my Mother and Grandmother did, just imagine! But, ever since I could crawl (1962), I have always enjoyed just being able to walk around it... More 

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