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This beautiful state park campground is across the road from the beach.
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ontheroadagain006
Calgary, Canada49 contributions
Apr 2022 • Couples
Morro Bay is such a sweet town with great access to the iconic rock, beaches & the marina. We enjoyed our visit & biked everywhere. However the state campground was such a disappointment. It was more like a parking lot than a state park. The sites are very close with no trees or anything for privacy. The best things about it were the bathrooms were clean &
It was quiet at night.
Written 21 April 2022
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mr_larry_smith
Austin, TX1,337 contributions
Feb 2022 • Couples
The park at Morro Bay is a lovely place to start exploring the area. We started here before going to the rock and wharf for dinner. We will return.
Written 17 February 2022
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mrt1955
Healdsburg, CA947 contributions
Jan 2022 • Couples
We went to Morro Bay for the bird festival which was canceled...all we needed though were our binoculars and heading to the park. An incredible variety of birds, friendly and helpful rangers make this a great spot to visit
Written 1 February 2022
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Liz W
Foresthill, CA149 contributions
Dec 2021 • Couples
Very much enjoyed our first (and definitely not the last) visit to Morro Bay State Park. We stayed in the campground which was enjoyable and a quick walk to the estuary and a place to eat. Highly recommend the park visitor center- excellent exhibit currently on grizzly bears! Very informative!
We will definitely be back!!!
Written 15 December 2021
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Carlen B
3 contributions
Oct 2021 • Couples
Relaxing and everything for a camper or glamper (I need air conditioning and indoor plumbing), fishing, boat rentals, full kitchen (although I prefer gas appliances). These are definitely the best cabins we've stayed in and the park is only a 5 to 6 hour drive from New Orleans. The park is immaculate and serene. Just what we needed to get away from our non-stop lives.
Written 24 October 2021
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Susan M
Saint Paul, MN31 contributions
Sep 2021
We had reserved a tent camp site at this State Park only to find out we were completely sorrounded by trailers with generators blasting, no shade and dirt. We declined to stay, so I have no idea if the park or nearby hiking was nice or not. Too bad. We ended up near Big Sur, beautiful coast!
Written 9 October 2021
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Valleyblue
Sacramento, CA352 contributions
Aug 2021
If you're in the Morro Bay area, the state park is worth a stop. We hiked around the area a bit, walked to the water, enjoyed seeing the bird sanctuary. There are plenty of hiking trails, biking or kayaking if that's you thing.

We went in the morning when it was foggy and chilly, so a sweatshirt was in order, but even without, it's not unbearably cold. This is a beautiful area and if you just want to do some walking or hiking, or just enjoy the bay, this is a good place to go. It's free to enter and there is ample parking.
Written 7 August 2021
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Dave J
San Jose, CA79 contributions
Jul 2021
We loved visiting the MB state park. Bringing our camera, we were able to photograph the raft of about 20 sea otters just off the entrance to the park. It was amazing to see such a large group in the wild on the CA coast. I hear they are there all the time.

The walk around Morro Rock was also cool, allowing about 120 degree access around the south side of the rock. On the north side, the trail ends at the small beach which appears popular with surfers due to the churning surf due to the rock.

Parking was easy, and we will definitely return.
Written 13 July 2021
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Fernando J
Whittier, CA392 contributions
Dec 2020
So we camped two nights at the State Park, it was great! Easy 3 minute walk to the preserve. The campsite was nice, had power and water hook ups, quick drive to the one dump station. The site has bathrooms and pay to use showers (terrible shower tho haha, idk how to the hot water worked and I froze). The campsite had a lot of dirt and we managed to track in the RV, so maybe bring a rug or dirt trapper. The sites all had fire rings, nice picnic tables and stone bbq's (separate from the fire ring). Like I said the preserve was a very short walk away, they have a couple trails and wood deck walk ways that lead up to the bay and magnificent sunset views. There is a little harbor with boats and a harbor side cafe, with awesome nachos, chicken tenders and MUD PIE (yummm). Super easy 20 minute walk to the wharf. Lots of shops and restaurants. We stopped in for wine tasting and also got a beer at the brewery. Super cute town. I would definitely highly recommend the state park and also camping. Keep in mind we were here in December and it got COLD over night. Make sure you bring warm clothes and that your heater works if you're in a RV. There is a camp host onsite and they sell fire wood.
Written 9 December 2020
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nvgolde
Carlsbad, CA75 contributions
Oct 2020
We enjoyed the proximity of the town to the state park.
Our son, his wife & daughter stayed at the campground & we stayed in town at a motel. We enjoyed the trails and board-walk areas for bird-viewing, etc.
Written 13 October 2020
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