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Spectacular Place to spot Sea Otters

In the bay to the left of the rock one will find a great abundance of Sea Otters and Seals. Plenty... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Foster City Ca
Pictures don't do it justice

We didn't get to spend much time in Morro Bay, but we enjoyed our time. The rock is quite imposing... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
San Diego, 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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“volcanic plug” (43 reviews)
Morro Bay, CA 93442
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Reviewed 2 days ago

In the bay to the left of the rock one will find a great abundance of Sea Otters and Seals. Plenty of bird life abounds as well. Excellent surfing conditions abound.

Thank treborz1
Reviewed 4 days ago

We didn't get to spend much time in Morro Bay, but we enjoyed our time. The rock is quite imposing, my kids were impressed with the size of it and liked learning about the lava cap story behind it.

Thank gidgetcindy
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Beautiful easy walk with the dogs around the bay. Doggie bags are available. Clean facilities. Lots of free parking.

Thank simplelife5
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice little town to stop eat and shop. Lots of good places to eat. Many nice shops. Check out Gardeners Galley. Unusual large Rock formation nice to view, not worth driving to, IMO. Lots of sea lions playing.

Thank Dianna L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you’ve never been to the rock, you are missing a most beautiful, peaceful and centering place. I am spoiled to be able to view it daily as I have lived here for over 18 yrs. Please visit, but no climbing!

Thank lmbarraza
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Impressive rock but bummed to see power lines close to the rock. The power lines ruin the natural beauty of the rock

Thank Lynn C
Reviewed 1 week ago

The entire harbor and rock is so interesting. We were at the harbor. We saw sea lions, sea gulls and a comerant diving for fish. We got great pictures and had a great early morning experience. We saw a boat leaving the area to take...More

Thank Elaine S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kinda neat if you wanna kill time or check out some otters. Don't het wet unless you can handle a few great whites. Also, don't go on an overcast day.

Thank fishersamj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Huge rock which you can walk up to and almost walk around but not entirely. Not to climb, it is forbidden.

Thank annica s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Morro Rock is a impressive Rock on the horizon as you head down Hwy 1 to LA. It situated in beautiful Morro Bay, there is a causeway out to the rock, it’s the biggest structure in the water on the West Coast. A great photo...More

Thank motorcar1
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17 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
11 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