Morro Strand State Beach, Morro Bay

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Morro Strand State Beach is a protected beach within California's state park system located in north Morro Bay along California State Route 1. Morro Strand is a popular coastal frontage park on Estero Bay featuring the Morro Strand Trail and picnic sites. A three-mile stretch of beach connects the southern and northern entrances to the beach. Fishing, windsurfing, beach walking, jogging, and kite flying are popular activities.
Morro Strands State Beach was one of the 48 California state parks proposed for closure in January 2008 by California's Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger as part of a deficit reduction program.
Morro Bay State Marine Recreational Management Area and Morro Bay State Marine Reserve are marine protected areas within Morro Bay. Like underwater parks, these marine protected areas help conserve ocean wildlife and marine ecosystems.
To visit Morro Strand State Beach on your holiday in Morro Bay, and find out what else Morro Bay has to offer, use our Morro Bay day trip website .
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  • No other way of putting it! Beautiful and somewhat close to town and all it offers. The sunsets are gorgeous if it happens to be sunny  more »
  • Beach, certainly very large and spacious, with lots of wildlife (especially birds) and where it is very nice to do even just a stroll, admiring the view of the ocean and Morro rock, of course. There was also some surfer, although the waves were not among the most interesting views along the coast. Even with some reservations, we're not sorry.
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  • Beautiful, pristine, long fine sand beach
  • This place was a super amazing camping experience, to be honest it was a bit like a dream...no really. The fog hovered on the beach, there were all these beautiful birds, and jelly fish looking like they swallowed the galaxy just laying on the beach next to sand dollars. The ranger at the front gate was super nice and helpful to help me find our spot, fire pits are ready to go for you and the bathrooms are super clean. Super super amazing experience, cant wait to go back.

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