Morro Bay State Park


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Morro Bay State Park


Location:From Highway 1, exit at the Los Osos - Baywood Park offramp and go left about 1 mile.
Facilities:135 campsites (30 with water and electrical hookups), 2 group camps, pay showers, restrooms, picnic facilities, hiking/mountain biking trails, nature trails, marina, mooring space, canoe and kayak rentals, food service, 18-hole golf course, museum (é).
Activities:Camping, fishing, golf, hiking, mountain biking, swimming, boating, sailing, birding, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Park includes a lagoon and natural bay habitat, and a saltwater marsh that supports a thriving bird population. The bay's most prominent feature is Morro Rock. The Museum of Natural History is located at the park, with exhibits covering natural and cultural history, Native American life, geology, and oceanography.
Address:c/o San Luis Obispo Coast District Office
750 Hearst Castle Rd
San Simeon, CA 93452

Phone:805-772-7434
Web: www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=594
Size: 2,785 acres.

See other parks in California.
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Bike Morro Bay for National Bike Month in May Whether planning a mountain biking vacation or California bike tour, Morro Bay is home to some of the best cycling terrain in California, from cruising the Embarcadero out to Morro Rock on a surrey bike, to the scenic Black Mountain trail in Morro Bay State Park.
Whether riding the Crespi Trail at Morro Bay State Park or the miles of challenging mountain trails in Montana de Oro State Park, fun is on the itinerary
For in formation on kayak tours and rentals, call the Morro Bay State Park marina at 772-8796; Kayak Horizons at 772-6444; or Kayaks of Morro Bay at 772-1119.
Morro Bay and its two state parks, Montana de Oro State Park and Morro Bay State Park, has been caught up in California's mountain lion debate.
Morro Bay: Morro Bay State Park (in campground); call the Morro Bay Museum of Natural History at (805) 772-2694.
From San Luis Obispo, take State Highway 1 about 13 miles west, following signs for Morro Bay State Park.
Lost Horizons also offers two-night camping trips at Morro Bay State Park, with kayaking and guided hikes during the day.
For a view, ambitious bicyclists (or lazy drivers) can double back from the museum and head up State Park Road almost 1/2 mile, Turn east on Park View Drive, then fork left on Black Hill Road and climb I mile, through the Morro Bay State Park golf course and up 665-foot Black Mountain.
Morro Bay State Park Museum of Natural History uses the shuttle for guided trips to the spit; call (805) 772-2694 for its outing schedule.