RV Camping in Morro Beach, California

RV Camping in Morro Beach, California
Morro Beach, or Morro Rock Beach, is in Morro Bay, California. Morro Bay is a waterfront city that lies on the Pacific coast in San Luis Obispo County. The city's well-known landmark is the Morro Rock--a striking, 576-foot volcanic land form that stands at the entrance to the city's harbor. Hiking the causeway that connects the Morro Rock to the shore is just one of the activities you can enjoy while camping in the area. Kayaking, fishing, sailing and bird watching are also available.
 

Morro Strand RV Park

Morro Strand RV Park is 1.5 miles from the Morro Strand State Beach and two miles from Morro Rock Beach. The park offers full hookups, free wireless Internet connection and cable television. Facilities include shower and laundry sites. The park is divided into two. The first park, Morro Strand I, has 24 sites with picnic areas and large paved sites. The second park, Morro Strand II, offers 19 sites. Both parks have the same amenities and facilities. Aside from strolling along the beach, you can also hike the 3.2-mile Morro Strand Trail. The trail starts at the Cloisters to Morro Rock and is a round-trip hike. Access the trailhead from Highway 1 and turn west on San Jacinto Street. Next, bear south through a subdivision area onto the parking lot. Enjoy the dunes alongside the boardwalk trail as it leads to the beach and down at the Morro Rock.



Morro Strand RV Park

221 Atascadero Road

Morro Bay, CA

805-772-8232

morrostrandrvpark.com

 
 

Morro Dunes RV Park

Enjoy camping at this RV park's nine-mile stretch of the Atascadero Beach. Also, both Morro Rock Beach‎ and Morro Strand State Beach‎ are just a mile away from the park. Morro Dunes RV Park campers can enjoy scenic views of the picturesque Harbor of Morro Bay at camp. The camp features 170 campsites with 134 RV sites that have full hookups and 30/50-amp service. You can also choose sites with partial hookups. Other amenities include cable TV, wireless Internet service, laundry facilities, restrooms, RV service repair and a convenience store on-site. Aside from swimming and walking along the beach, you can also rent kayaks from local vendors to explore the bay. Nature enthusiasts can bird watch; Morro Bay is a bird sanctuary where 70 migratory birds can be spotted. The area hosts the Morro Bay Winter Bird Festival every Martin Luther King weekend. You can learn more about the birds and see over 200 species during the festival.



Morro Dunes RV Park

1700 Embarcadero

Morro Bay, CA

805-772-2722

morrodunes.com

Morro Bay State Park

This state park offers an array of recreation including fishing, sailing, hiking and bird watching. The campground has 115 campsites and accommodates RVs up to 35 feet. Pull-through and back-in sites are available as well as tent sites. Amenities include picnic tables, barbecue grills, restrooms with flush toilets, showers, marina, a nearby golf course and wireless Internet access if you are within range of the park's entrance. Hike trails within the park, see the lagoon and watch the bay's wildlife habitat. Morro Rock is the bay’s most prominent attraction. Also, stop by the Museum of Natural History to see exhibits that showcase local Native American life, oceanography and geology.



Morro Bay State Park

Morro Bay State Park Road

Morro Bay, CA 93442

805-772-2560

parks.ca.gov

 

Article Written By Rona Aquino

Rona Aquino began writing professionally in 2008. As an avid marathon runner and outdoor enthusiast, she writes on topics of running, fitness and outdoor recreation for various publications. Aquino holds a Bachelor of Arts in communications and English from the University of Maryland College Park.

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