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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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Impressive Rock

This rock is big and impressive. Looks great in pictures when it's sunny out. Not much you can do with it as it's very steep.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Michael T
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Lake Havasu City, Arizona
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Wish could be more excited yes it was interesting to see it. The paddle boarders around the rock were very good and we enjoyed watching them especially the lady whose dog was boarding with her

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Lake Havasu City, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This rock is big and impressive. Looks great in pictures when it's sunny out. Not much you can do with it as it's very steep.

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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We've visited Morro Rock for one day. It's a nice tranquil place to visit. It looks like the rock is the only tourist site to visit. You are not able to climb the rock. We saw lots of windsurfers. The coastal site has lots of tourist restaurants.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Sea otters everywhere swimming around within easy viewing of the board walk. The Rock is in missable and a real landmark around here. Lots to do and see in and around the harbour whether it's walking, sight seeing or shopping.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Morro Bay rock is one of seven pushed up in the area, the line of rock formations can be seen as you drive in the area

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Littleton, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This rock is almost a 600 ft volcanic plug. It has a lot of wildlife and especially species of birds that dwell on it. It was also made a historical monument in 1968. You can drive to it which makes it really accessible and the beach is just to the right. Awesome!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A volcanic rock in the bay. Nice to walk to, passing an abundance of wildlife such a seals, sea otters and seabirds. The latter offering hours of entertainment as they pooed on one of my son's heads! A part of life's rich experience. Definitely worth a visit.

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Thank Simon C
San Fernando
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visit this interesting freak of geology and you'll probably see hundreds of nesting birds, sea otters, seals and seal lions! Highly recommended! Then go have a bite or shop along the cute waterfront.

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Halifax
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We were staying in the area so went on a small drive to see Morro rock. It's a rock in the sea. It's a BIG rock in the sea, but still a rock. Plenty of parking nearby...

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Morro Bay Rock is one-of-a-kind. We have walked on the beach, on the boardwalk, or just sat in our car in the parking lot and watched the sunset. This is one of our favorite places to go to watch the sun set. The north side of the rock has a surf, and the south side has a calm bay area... More 

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