By Tom Neale
Thomas Francis "Tom" Neale (November 6, 1902 - November 27, 1977) used to be a brand new Zealander bushcraft and survival fanatic who spent a lot of his lifestyles within the prepare dinner Islands and sixteen years in 3 periods dwelling by myself at the island of Anchorage within the Suwarrow atoll, which was once the foundation of this autobiography.
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Morro Bay Estuary consists of 2300 acres of mud flats, eel grass, tidal wetlands, and openwater channels San Luis Obispo County 51 Back in the harbor, paddle south along the inside of the sand spit. Land your kayak and walk across the sand spit. It’s a good idea to wear shoes or your wet-suit boots and bring an extra jacket in case it gets cold. On the seaward side of the sand spit is a beautiful, wide, sand beach great for beach combing. Driftwood, sand dollars, and seashells are abundant. Large piles (middens) of shells and bones, left by the Chumash Indians can still be seen.
Sea lions frequently haul-out at the end of the breakwater. Follow the channel-marker buoys to the Harford Pier. The Olde Port Beach launch ramp is located about one-quarter mile west of the Unocal Pier. Landing Land on the beach in front of the launch ramp at Olde Port Beach. The waves are usually small and break near the shore at Olde Port Beach, but a surf landing is sometimes necessary. Be sure to stay clear of designated swimming areas, which are identified by white buoys. Avoid driving on the beach; it’s easy to get stuck in the soft sand.
There are two parking lots about one and one-half miles east of Piedras Blancas Point. Park in the easternmost lot. No facilities are provided. No fee. To reach the landing site, exit Highway 1 at William R. Hearst Memorial State Beach. Enter the State Beach and park in the lower parking lot adjacent to the beach. Restrooms, picnic facilities, and telephones are provided. Fee. Camping Tent and RV campsites are available at San Simeon State Park on Highway 1 about six miles southeast of William R.