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Morro Rock - A special place

We found Morro Bay and Morro Rock by accident 5 years ago. Since then we have been back to visit 3... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Lancaster, California
Big Rock!!!!

We walked the 1.3 miles from 456 Embarcadero and really enjoyed looking at all the boats and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Folsom, California
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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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“sea otters” (166 reviews)
“volcanic plug” (44 reviews)
“north side” (29 reviews)
Morro Bay, CA 93442
Morro Bay, CA 93442
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We found Morro Bay and Morro Rock by accident 5 years ago. Since then we have been back to visit 3 more times. The rock stands majestically in the bay and captures many moods depending on the weather and time of day. We can spend...More

Thank NesbugTraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked the 1.3 miles from 456 Embarcadero and really enjoyed looking at all the boats and wildlife along the path out to the Morro Rock area. Once there there are lots of benches and lots of open beach to enjoy the surf and watch...More

Thank Gaminglaw
Reviewed 1 week ago

Of all the years I have been up and down the coast, I never knew one could walk out around the rock. Although you cannot walk all the way around, you can go out to the breakwall and it was amazing. We saw otter and...More

Thank Sandy M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a remarkable site, yet so easily destroyed by people whom have no understanding of a sign that says stay away, or do not enter. There were even places where people had engraved their names on the cactus. To walk the beach, around and learn...More

Thank Opie T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can park fairly close and walk around. Great place to observe birds and wildlife as well. Parking is free and plentiful.

Thank Balkans_Phile
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Admit it was chilly, cold, wet and windy on all 2/3 occasions, so I have been unlucky weather-wise, but some great sightings, of which 20+ Sea Otters in a single flotilla was the highlight.

Thank Safariholic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's funny, my wife and I have been to Morro Bay at least once a year for the past five-to-six years and up until this past week we never made it out to the Rock. On this trip we decided to head out that way...More

2  Thank ArchieMYL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful view, and area. Nice to walk, take pictures, and great hotel's to staying and spend the day or a weekend.

Thank Brenda R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice town, wish I could stay longer as there is much I didn't get to see. Will come back in the future and stay for a few days.

Thank Scott N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must see when you are in Morro Bay. You can walk to the back side of the rock or stand on the front side and watch the surfers.

Thank Cheri M
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18 October 2017|
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Response from Loup407 | Reviewed this property |
On must remember that, these days, the weather is all over the place. We drove to Morro Bay from Death Valley, because it was raining and cold there. Last January, it was 50-60s and fairly sunny. On the coast, the weather... More
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