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Nacimiento Road

Los Padres National Forest

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Nacimiento-Fergusson Road Big Sur, CA 93920 831-667-2315 805-968-6640 Official Website

GPS: 35.9869, -121.4847

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Overview of Nacimiento Road

Closed until at least August 2020. Check official website for open/closed status

Accessibility is not guaranteed, always scout ahead before driving down dirt roads.
Learn more: Boondocking 101

Pad Type dirt

Elevation 393 ft / 119 m

Max Stay 14

Tent Camping Yes

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“Camping Along Nacimiento Rd Banned Through August 2018”

Reviewed 2/10/2018

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 0
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This road is a magnificent spot to park up and there is many options on where exactly you could park, with a variety of vehicle sizes (probably not RV sized), however due to the Rt 1 closure further south, a lot of additional traffic has been forced onto this route, and the local authorities have restricted camping within 300ft of the entire length of Nacimiento Rd until at least August 2018. Just an FYI.

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peteygoes would stay here again

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“Big Sur views for free!”

Reviewed 12/10/2015

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 2
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Along Nacimiento-Ferguson road there are a slug of pull outs where you can boondock and enjoy the a great view of the Pacific Coast and the mountains at the same time. There are no amenities and no cell service but still a great spot for dry camping.

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Peter Milliron would stay here again

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noted 2/12/2020

No camping until at least August 9, 2019. From the USDA Forest Service website: "Pursuant to 16 USC 551 and 36 CFR 261.50 (a) and (b), and to provide for public safety, the following act is prohibited in the Monterey Ranger District within the Los Padres National Forest. This Order is effective from August 10, 2018, through August 9, 2019." https://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/lpnf/alerts-notices/?aid=47571.

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noted 2/12/2020

According to https://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/lpnf/alerts-notices/?aid=47571 camping is prohibited in this area until 8/19/20

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