|Morro Bay State Park features lagoon and natural bay habitat. The bays most prominent landmark is Morro Rock.|
The park has opportunities for sailing, fishing, hiking, and bird watching. The park museum has exhibits cover natural features and cultural history, Native American life, geology, and oceanography.
The park also has a colorful marina and an 18-hole public golf course. On the bays northeast edge is a pristine saltwater marsh that supports a thriving bird population.
The Museum of Natural History is in the park. Drive about one mile, past the campground and the marina, then turn left into the museum parking lot.
Seasons - Climate - Recommended clothing
Morro Bay has moderate weather. During summer days the area is 30 degrees cooler during than inland areas. Dress in layers, especially at the ocean, as the water here is cooler than in Southern California. Surfers generally wear wetsuits.