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Morro Rock

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Address: Morro Bay, CA 93442
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Home to flocks of Peregrine falcons, egrets and blue herons, the 50-acre...

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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great view of the rock, scenery,people watching.tons of stores and seafood restaurant. metered street parking.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Virginia
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Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

great view of the rock, scenery,people watching.tons of stores and seafood restaurant. metered street parking.

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South Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We're not even big seafood eaters but we go to Morro Bay just to walk around the huge rock and beach. This time we took our daughters and they loved it! Walking on that soft sand, they loved finding sand dollars. If you love seafood, there are several restaurants around to take your pick also. A must stop if you... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Check out this rock in the early morning. The sunlight created a stunning colour on this rock. Also the drivr round this rock is nice too.

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South Pasadena, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You can drive right to the base of the rock. It is a landmark so go see it. It only takes a few minutes to park and see it. The bay there has otters also.

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Thank Toni I
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I wish my friend and I had more time to visit the park and see the rock up close, but even from a distance, Morro Rock is a vision. I can't wait to come back!

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British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were lucky enough to arrive just in time to see the Rock as shortly thereafter, it was fogged in. It is quite a spectacular site to see and the town is just a lovely, quaint little place. I wish we had had more time here. We walked the boardwalk and thoroughly enjoyed the funky little shops along the waterfront.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very cute town with lots of natural wonders to see. The best part is the otters playing in the water. The pier is really pretty, and the rock can be seen for quite a ways away. Just spent a couple of hours here but really enjoyed it.

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This remnant of a plugged up extinct volcano is visible from a great distance, one of a series of "sister" structures well worth experiencing. The waters around it were lively with seals, an encouraging large population of sea otters, and birds, though we did not see the usually resident peregrine falcons. Our dog enjoyed a romp on the beach. Informative... More 

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Robinson, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Morro Rock is just a short drive up the coast from SLO & Pismo Beach. The Rock is right on the water & is great for photos. A lot of people surf on the bay side but please note the water is quite cold. The coast side is great for bird & sea life watching.

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Escalante, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Morro Rock is such a beautiful and serene place to just sit back and soak in the view. The State Park is located within easy walking distance to shops and dining and has great bicycle and pedestrian paths.

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