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California

Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park / Big Sur Coast

Were you looking for: Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park and the McWay Falls? See our link under Related Topics further below.

Operating Hours: Open 1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset.

This beautiful park features redwoods, conifers, oaks, sycamores, cottonwoods, maples, alders and willows - plus open meadows. Wildlife includes black-tail deer, gray squirrels, raccoons, skunks, and birds, such as water ouzels and belted kingfishers. Hikers can enjoy the many scenic trails, including a self-guided nature trail. Some campsites are along the Big Sur River.

Big Sur Lodge is located in the park .The lodge has 61 guest rooms, a conference center, cafe, and a grocery store. Meeting rooms have space for groups of 10 to 125. Other rooms are available for smaller meetings and workshops, some with fireplaces and kitchens.

Location-Directions The park is located 26 miles south of Carmel on Highway 1.

Seasons/Climate/Recommended Clothing The weather can be changeable. Layered clothing is advised.

Wi-Fi Service Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park now offers AT&T Wi-Fi Service! This service enables park visitors with wireless enabled laptop computers or personal digital assistants (PDAs) to access the Internet. Park visitors will be able to gain Wi-Fi access when they use a wireless device within about 150 to 200 feet of the Camp Store located in the park.

Big Sur Lodge
47225 Highway 1
Big Sur, CA 93920
1-800-424-4787 OR 831-667-3100

Big Sur Coast
Many say that this is the most impressive stretch of Highway No.1: on your west side you have the Pacific with a steep coastline and on the east side the 5.000 ft (1,500 m) Santa Lucia Mountains.
Big Sur Coast, that's a 90 miles experience, which ends south of Carmel in the beautiful Monterey Bay. More information? See our Big Sur link below.

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