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Morro Strand State Beach

Highway 1, Morro Bay, CA
+1 805-772-2560
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Great beach for a stroll...

Wide span of beach with the scenic Morro Bay Rock in the background. Lots of open space to walk... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2018
Athienitou
via mobile
Quiet and away from the throngs of people

I grew up playing on this beach. What sets it apart is the fact that it is away from all of the... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Alan B
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  • Average5%
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“sand dollars” (36 reviews)
“full hookups” (4 reviews)
“rv sites” (4 reviews)
LOCATION
Highway 1, Morro Bay, CA
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+1 805-772-2560
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"sand dollars"
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"full hookups"
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"rv sites"
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"beautiful stretch"
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"kite surfers"
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"several miles"
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"fun to watch"
in 7 reviews
"ample parking"
in 3 reviews
"low tide"
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"bird watching"
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"tide pools"
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"the pacific ocean"
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"sand dunes"
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"cayucos"
in 19 reviews
"waves"
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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Wide span of beach with the scenic Morro Bay Rock in the background. Lots of open space to walk, popular with people walking their dogs. Lots of sand-dollar shells to admire & pick. Was windy & cold when we stopped by in Feb, but beautiful...More

Thank Athienitou
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

I grew up playing on this beach. What sets it apart is the fact that it is away from all of the people that congregate on the other end of the beach that terminates at Morro Rock. It seems like all of the tourists drive...More

Thank Alan B
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

good signage, easy to find, ample parking. Walked our dog on the beach on a great sunny afternoon. Great views of Morro Rock, Cayucos and the coastal towns.

1  Thank Michael H
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

Morro Strand is a long, clean beach which is great for taking long walks. It is also pet friendly, but mind the leash laws if you're not in a "leash free" designated area. There are all kinds of treasures to be found from shells, to...More

1  Thank Janet T
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

You will find LOTS of Sand dollars at this beach. Hundreds of them wash up every day. We rented a house overlooking this beach and never got tired of the view. Great area for sand volleyball, body surfing, bird watching, building sand castles, walking your...More

Thank Mychelle F
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Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

This was a really nice place to camp for 4 nights. The beach was right there and the Rock in the distance. No dogs on the state beach but a short walk to a great dog beach. Lots of biking trails . We had full...More

1  Thank fran g
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

This is a must see stop! The views are amazing, but the Elephant seals are the main attraction! I could've watched them all day.

1  Thank Diane E
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

The beach is long, clean and not seemingly crowded. Such a great area to spend time with family and friends with a beautiful walk to Morro rock. I have camped here many times. Something not to miss.

Thank tumbleweed6886
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

We're so used to the crazy crowded beaches of the SF bay area. This was such a wonderful exception. The beach is very long, very clean, not crowded. The water is very shallow for quite some distance. So this allows the water to be a...More

Thank Ellen P
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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Family RV trip to Morro Beach and it did not disappoint. RV sites have full hook up's. The bathrooms are clean if needed. The walk to the beach is close. A lot of great sites to see and a lot to do here.

1  Thank pj_1216
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Olga K
20 June 2016|
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Response from PeterR23 | Reviewed this property |
Morro Bay is not warn. Compare it to Monterey. It can be foggy and windy any time of the year. No matter when you come make sure you bring warm clothes. I speak as an 18 year resident.
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Flmpkr661
9 February 2016|
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Response from djcoviello | Reviewed this property |
Morro Strand State Beach Campground recently underwent construction to add full hook-up sites. There is also water available for the non-hookup sites. If you like to "beach camp" just steps away from the Pacific Ocean then... More
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Deborah C
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