- The list below includes 92 free or cheap things to do in or near Morro Bay, California, including 51 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Fishing, Kayaking and Pubs.
- From Morro Rock to Morro Bay State Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Morro Bay and in nearby cities within 25 miles like San Luis Obispo, Pismo Beach, Atascadero and Cambria.
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Named for its location in Morro Bay, Morro Rock is one of the volcanic hills known as the Nine Sisters. It is a major habitat for rare sea birds, including endangered peregrine falcons. Visitors may approach the Rock in boats but may not disembark for fear of disturbing the wildlife.
Nicknamed 'Pirate's Park,' Tidelands Park is a city park featuring a pirate themed playground for children. The park offers several open areas as well as picnic areas - and is reputed as being clean and well maintained.
Maintained largely by volunteers, Morro Bay National Estuary is a wilderness initiative devoted to cleaning and maintaining Morro Bay and its coastline. It is a nationally-recognized estuary devoted to ethical fishing and waste disposal.
The James Dean Junction is a site that serves as a memorial for the famous actor, who passed away in a car crash. The site, which includes a plaque that discusses the famous actor, is near a restaurant that sells James Dean memorabilia.
Morro Bay Skateboard Museum houses some great memorabilia and vintage skateboards to showcase the history of skateboarding. Some boards date as far back as 1930's. Other items on display include the boards of Stephen Pizzo, Dennis Allgeier and more.