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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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Everyone Loves!! Morro Rock and Morro Bay

Sweet place where the otto's, seal's and whales play..Great kayaking and fishing trips..long beaches to play on. Bike trails, great hiking all over the place..If you want a place... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Morro Bay, California
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Morro Bay, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Sweet place where the otto's, seal's and whales play..Great kayaking and fishing trips..long beaches to play on. Bike trails, great hiking all over the place..If you want a place to play or rest by the sea this is one of the best..

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

It used to be open to climbers awhile ago but not anymore. You can spend about an hour there on the little side beach. You can watch the sea otters and sea lions take pictures and do on but it does get a bit boring.

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Wade, North Carolina
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Whether you are a beach person or not I think you'll love this spot. Not only is it beautiful but by the rock you'll see birds of many type, seals, sea otters, beautiful (and not so beautiful) boats, and have lots of walking areas. Many wonderful restaurants and shops in the area also. Enjoy this place!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I camp at morro strand and walk the beach to the rock. This is a very good walk. You can see and feel the ocean as you walk, and you won't believe how far you can go. So I recommend you walk it you won't be disappointed.

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Redondo Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

It's always a pleasure going to Morro Bay-very relaxing atmosphere, especially when you drive through the State Park.

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Arroyo Grande
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Neat area...across the street from the rock you can usually see a large family of sea otters...they are beyond cute. There's also a lot of squirrels in the rocks that you should not feed.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

It's great for a quick look if you need a stop on the way up or down the coast . Don't go out of your way.

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Santa Clarita, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The boardwalk that leads to Morro Rock (which I've heard will soon be expanded to Morro Beach!), provides for an easy and accessible walk where you can enjoy not only the Rock itself, but also see sea otters, sea lions, birds, and other wildlife along the way. There are also benches every few feet to just sit and enjoy the... More 

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Meadow Vista, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

The westernmost tip of a chain of mountains that start in San Luis Obispo it sits at the mouth of the Morro Bay Harbor. It's been a navigational aid since the sailing ship days. There are trails & activities around the base, but I believe you can't climb the rock. It's a good photo subject at sunset from many locations.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Morro Bay is a really charming small town by the natural Estuary and Harbor overlooking the Morro Cliff. The Cliff is beautiful especially when the sun is setting. The town is focused on water activities and fishing. You can e.g. go kayaking, fishing, on a whale watching tour, and so on. Or as we did simply enjoy the scenery and... More 

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Address: Address: Morro Bay, CA
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Morro Bay

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