Best Beaches Around Morro Bay

May 31, 2019
Morro Bay beaches

When looking for things to do in Morro Bay, checking out all the Morro Bay beaches in the area should be at the top of your list. For more information on some of the most popular beaches in Morro Bay, read on!


  1. Morro Rock Beach. Also known as Morro Bay Beach, this beach is located immediately north of Morro Rock. Due to its close proximity to the iconic Morro Rock, it’s a popular location for locals and visitors alike. Here, you can enjoy swimming, surfing, and picnicking. If you have a dog, it must be on a leash.
  2. Morro Strand State Beach. This beach is located further away from Morro Rock but you can still see the rock off in the distance. It’s a popular destination for beach camping with a campground located nearby. This location is a favorite for walking or jogging as well as family fun such as fishing, kite flying and bird watching. No dogs allowed at this beach.
  3. Coleman Park Beach. This beach is located just east of Morro Rock. Coleman Park extends along the waterfront located towards the northern end of the Embarcadero. The park is a great place for picnic as there is a picnic area complete with BBQ pits, restrooms and even a play area for children.
  4. Cayucos State Beach. The charming beach town of Cayucos is not only a great place to visit, but also is home to the popular state beach. The location features a fishing pier as well as a sandy beach that is great for tide pooling. Guests can also enjoy surfing, wiming, a picnic area as well as restrooms. Lifeguards on duty during peak summer months.