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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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.
To the north is Morro Bay State Park. To the south is Monta[bar{n}]a de Oro--8,400 acres of sheltered coves, dark, scalloped marine terraces, and eucalyptus-shaded canyons.
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. The Morro Bay Museum of Natural History, on State Park Road, is a good place to start exploring.
Morro Bay State Park, in Morro Bay; (805) 772-7434.
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.