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Morro Strand State Beach

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Address: Highway 1, Morro Bay, CA
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Easy scenic hikes, one trail dog friendly

Pros: nearly as scenic as Kauai, Hawaii. Trail heads easily accessible Plenty of free parking Minutes from civilization but secluded too One trail and beach dog friendly with... read more

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Temple City, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Pros: nearly as scenic as Kauai, Hawaii. Trail heads easily accessible Plenty of free parking Minutes from civilization but secluded too One trail and beach dog friendly with leash Many easy trails to select from Facilities at the head of each trail Cons: Nearly every trail is NOT dog friendly but one. No directions to the dog friendly beach/trail.

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Morro Bay, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We've spend every minute possible walking up and down Morro Bay Beach! I have never seen this many Sandollar anywhere else in California! Tip - The white ones are dead (take those) dont pick up one that are still fuzzy and/or purple rhey are alive and will stink!

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Belmont, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a quaint beach without a lot of people. The view of the Morro Rocks and the whole beach is simply stunning. There are small sand dunes that our son enjoy very much.

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Morro Bay, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Morro Strand State Beach is probably one of the best kept secrets on the California coast. An endless stretch of clean sand with a multitude of places to put down a beach blanket and relax in the sun. Good place for the family to play in the sand, have a beach picnic, and enjoy the native birds that scurry along... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Several miles of sandy beach with sand dunes, surfers, sandpaper and seagulls. Great for walks, jogs, swimming in the summer. Beautiful landscapes and seascapes with Morro Rock looming at the start of the beach.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

Perfect for couples, families, pets, all ages. So peaceful. Nice in all seasons. Great for walks and exploring.

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Fresno, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

We camped here a couple of days and the ocean and beach are right there. Very convenient location to the beach area. We set up our camp that day and then left for the margarita festival in Morro Bay. Came back to find that another group had taken over our table and fire ring (the one next to our RV)... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

We pulled in later in the evening and the campground only had a few spaces left. While the RV sites are pretty close together, each has a concrete apron/porch space and picnic table. There was plenty of space for us to extend our slide too. The campground hosts were both very friendly and helpful. The beach was clean and the... More 

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Visalia, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

This is a really nice beach, not only can you see Morro Rock but looking the other way you can see Cayucos. Plenty of room to walk in the sand or walk out so the waves surround you.

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Rocklin, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Easy to reach and park (in November), this beach offers a bit of everything for people who like sand between their toes. Clean, wide and long.

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