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Love this place. A haven for wildlife. Sea otters are numerous. Shall return. Plenty of places to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Telford, United Kingdom
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Great ocean views and LOTS of otters.

The rock is quite spectacular. Rookery for many seabirds, it is off limits to all human access... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
United States
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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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  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“big rock” (77 reviews)
“sea otters” (149 reviews)
“volcanic plug” (43 reviews)
Morro Bay, CA 93442
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Love this place. A haven for wildlife. Sea otters are numerous. Shall return. Plenty of places to visit. Plenty of choices for accommodation. Plenty of choice for eating out. Everyone I met was friendly and helpful. Would recommend.

Thank bunkerbaby
Reviewed 2 days ago

The rock is quite spectacular. Rookery for many seabirds, it is off limits to all human access. Drive down to the adjacent dirt lot and look for rafting otters, usually several, oftern a dozen or more. Do not stray out beyond the fence as the...More

Thank Z7011UDmichaelp
Reviewed 6 days ago

Those who say t's just a rock have missed the whole point. The area surrounding the rock - the beach and inlet are beautiful.There are otters, birds of all kinds,sea lions, surfers and a long beach to walk, find sand dollars or sit and build...More

Thank tumbleweed6886
Reviewed 1 week ago

Maybe I missed something but it's a rock. We enjoyed our night there, pretty sunset, nice town to wander around in.

Thank HerMajestyShip
Reviewed 1 week ago

Morro Rock is quite a sight to see! There were lots of surfers to watch from the beach. This location was easy to get to, and I recommend a visit, even if it's just a few minutes.

Thank DebStr2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Easy walkabout with great view of the estero Bay, sea otters, sea lions, ocean. Great view, healthy to walk, easy path and Free!!

Thank Debbie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Morro Rock sits as a sentinel to Morro Bay. There are trails that go about 1/2 way around it. Good views of the town from the trails. Climbing the rock is not allowed.

Thank Climb14ers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Morro Bay's iconic symbol is nothing less than spectacular in Person. Awe inspiring, and so cool because you can walk right up to it and touch it with your own hands!

Thank seafoodlover52
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Morro Rock is just that...a big rock in Morro Bay. We decided to stop here while driving the PCH. We saw pics of Morro Rock on Pinterest, thought it looked interesting. It isn't....really. Saw the rock, took a photo, ready to move on. Unfortunately were...More

Thank miggy2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is nothing more than a rock. That said, Morro Bay was oddly very busy.... I wouldn't add this to your itinerary unless you have some other good reason to be there.

Thank Justin H
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Olga K
12 July 2016|
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Response from boloca | Reviewed this property |
Yes, It will be wonderful! It might be foggy and cool but that doesn't ever detract from the beauty. Go and enjoy!
18 May 2016|
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Response from northee | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, it is illegal to climb the Rock as it disturbs the birds and their nesting areas. I think someone tried a while back to propose to his girl friend and got arrested. I think some of the parks in the area have hiking... More
18 May 2016|
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