Big Sur Coast Highway - Route 1

Big Sur Coast Highway - Route 1

Address:c/o Big Sur Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 87
Big Sur, CA 93920

Phone:831-667-2100
Web: www.byways.org/browse/byways/2301/ Description: Following the California coastline, route offers views of steep fog-shrouded sea cliffs and rugged canyons, redwood forests, and pristine coastline. Areas of interest include Los Padres National Forest, the Southern Redwood Botanical Area, Limekiln and Julia Pfeiffer Burns state parks, and the Big Sur area.
Legth: 72 miles. Start/Endpoint: From north to south, follows Route 1 from Carmel to Ragged Point at the Monterey County line. The County line also marks the northern endpoint of the San Luis Obispo North Coast Scenic Byway (see separate listing), another "All-American" Road. Time to Allow: 1.5 hours. Designation/Year: All-American Road (1996).

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