Pfeiffer Big Sur State ParkCurrently Open [Closes at 06:00 pm]
- Address: 47225 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920, United States
- Timings: 05:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
- Phone: +1-8316672315
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Hotel, Outdoors, Garden, Park, Entertainment, Family And Kids, Picnic Spot, Nature
Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park - Review
Visit Big Sur’s largest state park where the hiking trails bends through redwood groves. This hiking trail is said to be one of the popular trails and it takes you to a beautiful 60 feet waterfall named Pfeiffer Falls, hidden within the woods. The waterfall is usually visible during December to May. While in summer, the fog keeps the park covered till the midday.
Other than redwood, you can see conifers, oaks, sycamores, cottonwoods, maples, alders and willows in the park.
Things to see: Wildlife – gray squirrels, raccoons, skunks, black-tail deer, birds like ouzels and belted kingfishers.
Activities to do: Hiking the trail and camping along the Big Sur River.
Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park Information
- Sections of the camping ground is closed because some portions got damaged because of storms in December.
- Wear layered clothes as the weather keeps changing.
- All park features are protected by law and may not be disturbed. Stay on trails to avoid poison oak throughout the park.
- Protect fish nests in the river; do not move rocks, branches or other materials.
- Please do not feed wildlife.
- Pets are not allowed to use trails, the river or natural areas.
Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park Ticket Prices
- Car parking : $10
Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park Opening and Closing Hours
- Open ½ hour before sunrise to ½ hour after sunset.
How To reach Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park by Public Transport
- By car
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Things to Know Before Visiting Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park
95% of people who visit Big Sur include Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park in their plan
10 AM - 11 AM
52.02% of people start their Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park visit around 10 AM - 11 AM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park
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Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park, Big Sur Reviews
Very popular place. Hard to get a campground site in holidays. You need to reserve as soon as it opens to reserve. We are lucky this year our friend got the campsite. The restroom is not so good, but the other facility ok. Close to the beach. The trails in the state park are closed.
Lovely campgrounds set within a redwood forest with the Big Sur river running right through. The sites right by the river are amazing, but you can't go wrong with any of the sites. The lodge and store at the main entrance have all the required camping necessities. There are plenty of trails that run through the park. You can access the beach via a short drive to either Big Sur beach or Andrew Molera state park.
Beautiful campground with very helpful staff - if you can, try to see it before you stay so you can pick the site you like. Some are very private - others are not. Some are in redwoods, some in the oak grove, some by the river - and some closer to the coin operated hot showers! Enjoy!!!
Wind was too strong. Overall the purple sand was really unique and beautiful. Would come again next time.
Trees, Creek and trails what's not to like. Had a lovely weekend without a phone or work cutting in. Be sure to take enough water if you are taking on the Mt. Manuel trail.
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