Morro Bay State Park, Morro Bay

Morro Bay State Park is a state park on the Morro Bay lagoon, in western San Luis Obispo County, central California. On the lagoon's northeastern and eastern edges in the park, there are saltwater and brackish marshes that support thriving bird populations.
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  • Very nice, well maintained State Camground, right on Morro Bay. Beautiful views and lots to do. See my review of Ocean State Campground, for more details.  more »
  • Super nice campground, right on the estuary. Beautiful area, good amenities, lots of restaurants around if you don't want to cook.  more »
  • The narrow road meanders through the park and past the golf course. It was nice on a rainy day and we enjoyed the marsh and ocean views along the way. Also made sure to note the "Morro" (Spanish for.....  more »
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  • Such a cool place! The wind was crazy the day I was there but I had such a great time hiking and found a whole raft of sea otters thanks to the helpful lady inside the museum. Try and make a stop here if you have the time, the Museum of Natural History is inside the park.
  • It was great! The only downer was the massive amount of bird poo! Most of the park staff was friendly. Just make sure you park in designated areas for overflow or you'll get warnings posted on your vehicle!
  • Very clean and super friendly staff. The park was funded by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, a true model of the CCC. A reminder that putting people to work puts disposable income in their pockets -- the fuel of every successful economy.
  • All state parks in California we're supposed to have a visitors center / museum to give the history of the local area where the campground is. This park has one and the museum is fabulous it is free with campground stay. Even though all campgrounds were supposed to have one this is one of only three built in the state.
  • Beautiful park with a boardwalk around the estuary. Can see Morro Rock from the shore and higher up on the hill above the museum.

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