Hearst Castle is open and can be reached from the north via Highway 101 to Paso Robles, and from the south via Cambria and Paso Robles.

For Immediate Release: February 27, 2017

Dan Falat, District Superintendent
(805) 927-2065

MORRO BAY, Calif. – Road repairs and other scheduled work associated with recent storm activity will require continued road and campground closures in Morro Bay State Park.

Starting on Tuesday, February 28, 2017, Lower State Park Road will be closed from the Inn at Morro Bay to the Marina from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM and then after 10:00 AM the east side of the Marina parking lot to South Bay Boulevard will be closed. Also on Tuesday, February 28th, Park View Road will be closed from the intersection of Black Hill Road to Lower State Park Road. Starting on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, Black Hill Road will be closed from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM. On Thursday, March 2nd, Lower State Park Road will reopen under traffic control. On Friday, March 3rd, all affected roads will be open under traffic control to complete road striping.

Morro Bay Campground remains under a hard closure and is closed to all public use until further notice. Camping reservations at Morro Bay State Park have been suspended through March 8, 2017. Campers with reservations for that period will be contacted by Reserve America regarding refunds.

“With the assistance of our partner agencies we have made excellent progress removing fallen and hazardous trees and limbs, including hazardous trees in proximity to State Park buildings and facilities,” said San Luis Obispo Coast District Superintendent Dan Falat. “By coordination with crews and equipment from CALFIRE and the California Conservation Corps we are more quickly and efficiently able to mitigate these public safety hazards and facilitate public access again. We will be evaluating the situation and progress here daily. We apologize for the inconvenience caused to local area residents, businesses, and visitors.”

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