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Morro Rock

Morro Bay, CA
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Ranked #2 of 11 Attractions in Morro Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Geologic Formations, Outdoors
Activities: Birdwatching, Viewing wildlife
Owner description: Home to flocks of Peregrine falcons, egrets and blue herons, the 50-acre Morro Rock is the last in...
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Type: Geologic Formations, Outdoors
Activities: Birdwatching, Viewing wildlife
Owner description: 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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Washoe City, Nevada, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

Park in downtown Morro Bay, then follow the sidewalk and path out to the rock. It is an easy walk. There is usually a family of sea otters to greet you at the end of the path. Once the path ends, you can walk to the other side to get a closer look at the rock and watch the waves... More 

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Kingman, Arizona
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121 reviews 121 reviews
60 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Birds, sand fleas, shells and surf. A good spot to relax and watch waves or for walking in the sand. Only spot I have ever seen so many sand dollars. Lots of shells and great sunset spot.

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Price, Utah
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83 reviews 83 reviews
25 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 via mobile

Nice walking paths and good wildlife, saw otters, seals, and tons of birds. The south side is the place to watch waves on the breakers!

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Georgia
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23 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This huge rock just off the coast is a spectcular sight. Great birdwatching, and the nearby cove is a magnet for surfers.

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Morro Bay, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Parking at the rock to take in the sights and sounds of the crashing waves has been a long standing tradition in my family. It's fun to just sit in the car, roll down the windows and relax as the cool salty breezes kiss my face. My kids love that we can take a short walk to get to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

My husband and I stopped here for sunset and it was excellent! There were several people on the beach - but it was not crowded. Parking was easy and accessible.

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Belleair, Florida
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

The Central Coast of California is filled with many gems for those willing to make a 5 minute detour from Route 1 or the 101 Freeway. Morro Rock is just a few minutes off Route 1 and is gorgeous. There is the imposing rock itself which towers over the beach. Plenty of beach, surfers, nearby eateries and a beautiful harbor.... More 

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Platte City, Missouri, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Such a great place to spend a few hours or a few days. Quaint downtown area on the water with lots of shops and restaurants. But my favorite was Morro Rock. Great beach area and just the uniqueness of the rock's history. We also ate at a great seafood restaurant right across the water from "the rock".

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Arroyo Grande, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I like that after a good surf session you can take a hot shower. the people are friendly and the beach goes on for miles ''you could take a nice long walk .. the fishing would be fine .so throw your line in and caught a fish ...

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Escondido, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We had a delicious dinner at Duckys, in Cayucos! It is always a treat to view the Morro Rock. We would definitely stay here again.

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