Morro Rock

Morro Rock, Morro Bay: Address, Morro Rock Reviews: 4.5/5

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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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shawn
Austin, TX352 contributions
Jun 2022
This reminded me of the haystacks in Oregon. Easy access, nice views of otters, pelicans, and bay. Nice trail for strolling, beach on the other side. Went several times during my stay.
Written 3 July 2022
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NJCricketer
NJ478 contributions
Jun 2022
Worth driving closer to the rock and exploring it. I am sure there is a lot to do around the place and a couple of days would make it worthwhile - the wildlife, boat tours etc. This was the first time we had seen it on our drive from the Bay area to Los Angeles. There was lots of parking and people were walking on the long beach along Morro Bay. Unfortunately, we were pressed for time and had not done much research but definitely it is a place worth coming back to.
Written 20 June 2022
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NCtravelz
Raleigh, NC1,031 contributions
Jun 2022 • Couples
We went after dinner and there was plenty of parking. We walked as far as we could and enjoyed the wildlife. Very pretty views.
Written 18 June 2022
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ItchyFeet
Camarillo, CA7,549 contributions
May 2022 • Couples
Always a great place to walk around, to go birding and watch sea otters. You also see sea lions and lots of wildlife. We love to go to Morro Bay and wonder around this area.
Written 2 June 2022
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Sharpinv
Sisters, OR7 contributions
May 2022
A big old rock at the north end of the bay with plenty of parking and a nice quarter mile boardwalk out to the rock (or you can drive out there and there is also parking but more limited). The main attraction are the year round sea otters (about 30 of them) that live on the south side of the rock - apparently they move from the "Otter viewing pier (it's on google maps), another 1/2 mile south, to the south side of the rock in the PM. It was a rare and fun experience to just watch them for 30 minutes, well worth the time.
Written 27 May 2022
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travelwhere
Modesto, CA2,393 contributions
Nov 2021 • Friends
I was at Morro rock a few years ago but only walked on the beach. On this trip, I discovered the side by side walking bike path. It was wonderful! It ran along the water.
Written 22 May 2022
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Peggy D
7 contributions
Mar 2022
You can drive and park at the base of this rock then hike part way around it. There isnt a path all the way around.
Written 9 April 2022
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SpiritofLasVegas
Las Vegas, NV127 contributions
Feb 2022
Beautiful place! Each night looking out at the rock is different based on the weather. Calm and peaceful. So many different species of birds!. They are awesome to watch and make for great wildlife photography. Well worth a visit!

Written 25 February 2022
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mr_larry_smith
Austin, TX1,337 contributions
Feb 2022 • Couples
We liked Morro Rock so much last year we returned this year. The sea otters, birds, rock related things, and proximity to town and wharf make it quite an attraction.
Written 17 February 2022
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mrt1955
Healdsburg, CA947 contributions
Jan 2022 • Couples
This spot defines the coastline. It is a wild contrast to the power plant towers that at a couple of hundred yards away. Breakwater makes for good crashing surf. Nice.
Written 1 February 2022
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