Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park


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Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park


Location:37 miles south of Carmel on Highway 1.
Facilities:Environmental campsites, picnic areas, restrooms, hiking trails.
Activities:Camping, hiking, scuba diving (with permit), wildlife viewing.
Special Features:Park stretches from the Big Sur coastline into nearby 3,000-foot ridges and features redwood, tan oak, madrone, chaparral, and an 80-foot waterfall that drops from granite cliffs into the ocean from the Overlook Trail. A spot at the end of Overlook Trail is a great place to see gray whales in December and January. A panoramic view of the ocean and miles of rugged coastline is available from the higher elevations along the trails east of Highway 1. A portion of the park is an Underwater Area for scuba diving.
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=578
Size: 3,762 acres.

See other parks in California.
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The area of Big Sur encompasses the coastline between San Simeon and Carmel, but the town is tucked away in the forest just a few minutes drive from Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park. If not stopping overnight here, plan to spend some time poking around its eclectic shops or enjoying a locally sourced organic meal.
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