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Morro Rock

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Address: Morro Bay, CA 93442
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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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The Rock

Amazing sight! What a nice surprise when the fog lifts and Morro Rock appears. Quaint little town with lots of seafood restaurants.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Fair Oaks, California
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Fair Oaks, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Amazing sight! What a nice surprise when the fog lifts and Morro Rock appears. Quaint little town with lots of seafood restaurants.

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Oroville, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This singular rock feature is connected to the mainland by a narrow spit. You can drive out to it, but climbing it is prohibited. Likely that the authorities don't want to have to rescue you or collect your mangled corpse if you fall.

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Torrance, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a must see!!! There are beautiful views. Popular attraction on the ocean. Horseback riding allowed.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived the day before in fog, so could not see the rock until the next morning. What a surprise. On driving out to it we saw sea otters one side and the beach with multi surfers on the other

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The fog lifted and revealed the rock. Really a great sight. Drove over and checked out the views. Park rangers were there watching the sea otters rest and eat. Well worth checking out.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful coastal town! We saw sea otters and sea lions near the famous Morro rock. Don't miss the museum at the state park. Giovanni's is an affordable Seafood Market where you can have fish and chip and chowder. Delicious!

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Urbana, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Drive out on the Embarcadero to reach the Rock. It's a sanctuary, so you can't climb on the rock, but you can train your binoculars or spotting scoop up there and look for the falcons. But don't forget to look in the bay! Lots of otters playing and generally going about their business.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Romantic, beautiful Morro Bay is a wonderful little seaside hamlet in coastal, central California. Interesting little shops, scenic views of Morro Rock and the bay itself, couple with excellent restaurants, bars and snack stops make for a great time for a couple. The warmer the weather, the better, but Morro Bay / Rock are beautiful all year round in any... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Interesting place to visit a lot of outdoor activities and water sports, come with family or friends You will have a good time

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Larkspur, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This rock and it's history continually amazes me. Leftover from a more volcanic time along the California Coast it is massive up close and should not be missed. The marks on the rock and trees and birds are hypnotizing. Spend time near the rock and relax. As I was driving out of Morro Bay I could see the rock far... More 

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