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Morro Strand State Beach

Highway 1, Morro Bay, CA
+1 805-772-2560
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The sand dollar beach.

This was a really nice place to camp for 4 nights. The beach was right there and the Rock in the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
fran g
Chincoteague Island, Virginia
via mobile
The scenery is awesome, but the Elephant seals are amazing!

This is a must see stop! The views are amazing, but the Elephant seals are the main attraction! I... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Diane E
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“sand dollars” (33 reviews)
“full hookups” (4 reviews)
“rv sites” (4 reviews)
Highway 1, Morro Bay, CA
+1 805-772-2560
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank fran g
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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
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.

Thank pj_1216
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Our favorite beach for surfing and running, or a peaceful walk together to the Morro Rock and back. Lots of beautiful birds and tide pools to view at the north end of the beach.For those with dogs, just walk over the tide pool area to...More

Thank Jane R
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Poor access, surrounded by homes on the beach, and no dogs allowed. Not the most family friendly beach in my opinion.

Thank Morrobayboy
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Very nice beach with scenic views of Moro Rock and dunes. Easy access, lots of parking, very accessible. Beautiful stretch of coast on Highway 1.

Thank Dadmanly
Reviewed 18 July 2017

This wasn’t exactly our favorite beach along the CA coast. It was great for families however, as the beach is long and the waves relatively calm. The scenery wasn’t so impressive and the natural beauty was ok.

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Long walk from parking lot to beach, but sand is wide and flat. Water stays shallow for several yards so it's easy to wade in. Plenty of sand dollars to admire.

Thank Jessamyn M
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Olga K
21 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.
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
Deborah C
4 February 2015|
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Response from JoyNCH | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are :)