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Morro Strand State Beach

Highway 1, Morro Bay, CA
+1 805-772-2560
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Beautiful, quiet beach

Morro Strand has been a favorite of our family's for many years. The beach is very large and... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2016
Nita R
Fallon, Nevada
Great long beach!

This beach is just north of Morro Bay and is free for day use. Parking is limited but near the... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2016
Benicia, CA
via mobile
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“great beach” (22 reviews)
“sand dollars” (32 reviews)
Highway 1, Morro Bay, CA
+1 805-772-2560
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

Morro Strand has been a favorite of our family's for many years. The beach is very large and quiet, with few visitors. A wonderful place to relax.

Thank Nita R
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

This beach is just north of Morro Bay and is free for day use. Parking is limited but near the beach. Long flat and lovely beach. Can watch the pelicans fishing in the waves.

Thank cgonsal
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Loved the location and right next to the beach. Nice to have bathrooms nearby too. I'm looking forward to going back to camp.

1  Thank Donna L
Reviewed 23 June 2016

compared to the beach in cambria the sand was softer here but the beach is not ideal for swimming as per locals. I enjoyed the sunset views here of the morro rock and the ocean

Thank loverhodeisland
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed for two nights while taking in the sights. Very close to Hearst Castle, seal rookery, moonstone beach and cayucas on the north end. Of course Morro Rock and the shopping on the south end. Campground have spacious spots. Very level. Plenty of room...More

Thank Farmerhouse
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Long, wide and flat, it is a wonderful walking beach, with lots of sand dollars and bird life. Many access points make it easy to get to. Large enough to make you feel its all yours!

1  Thank TracyH566
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

I have lived in So Cal my entire life and this has to be one of the biggest, width and nice long beach. The main obvious difference is that it's more central CA and the water is much colder. With views of the Morro Bay...More

1  Thank Travelin M
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

Loved camping at morro strand state beach....fell asleep listening to the waves crashing on the beach. Site was full but did not feel crowded.

1  Thank Erlinda2g
Reviewed 9 June 2016

This is a great beach if you are in Morro Bay. I love this area and the ocean is great anywhere in this area.

Thank Tina C
Reviewed 31 May 2016

I love Morro Strand State Beach! I've been there twice now, and each time it was a wonderfully refreshing experience. No matter how many people there may be, it seems uncrowded. The beach is wide, with some little dunes, etc....the perfect spot for a family...More

1  Thank GermaicanSpiceGirl
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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.
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 |
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