Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park


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Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park


Location:26 miles south of Carmel on Highway 1.
Facilities:Family and group campsites; lodge with 61 guest rooms, conference center, meeting rooms, cafe, and grocery store; picnic areas, hiking trails, self-guided nature trail (é).
Activities:Camping, hiking, swimming.
Special Features:Park features redwoods, conifers, oaks, open meadows and great views of the Pacific and Big Sur gorge.
Address:c/o Monterey District Office
2211 Garden Rd
Monterey, CA 93940

Phone:831-667-2315
Web: www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=570
Size: 1,107 acres.

See other parks in California.
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The fire threat has prompted the closure of several popular California campgrounds and recreation areas along the northern end of the Big Sur coastline, including Point Lobos State Natural Reserve and Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park.
Our stop that night was in Big Sur Lodges in Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park, where we did a two-mile walk through giant redwoods up to Valley View.
William Colby, a Big Sur resident and the second president (after John Muir) of the Sierra Club, encouraged the Pfeiffers to sell 500 acres at below-market price to the state parks system, leading to the creation (after several name changes) of Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park.
All these objectives, moreover, would be implemented without turning the land over to any governmental agency, although the plan did call for expansion of Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park by an impressive 5,000 acres.
It is the Big Sur Lodge, housed on the grounds of Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park.
The Monterey County Board of Supervisors upheld an appeal by Friends of the Big Sur Coast yesterday with respect to an after-the-fact permit issued by county planning for a project to remove over 4,500 trees in Julia Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park.
COSTS: A day use fee of $3 is assessed per vehicle entering Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park.
Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park has 218 campsites, ideally situated in a redwood grove along a creek.
When you finally turn in at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park, it feels like you've entered an enchanted wilderness.
The sanctuary group gained its reputation and the opportunity to work with condors by successfully releasing 66 bald eagles over nine years from their remote site south of Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park.
Campers should also try Limekiln State Park (677-2403) or Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park (667-2315).
Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park, 667-2315: 217 sites; $6 per site, plus $2.