Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park

State Park

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47555 Highway 1
Big Sur, CA 93920
Official Website

GPS: 36.2528, -121.7871

Last Price Paid: $35
Number of Sites: 189
Pad Type: gravel
Reservations: Yes
Open Seasonally: Yes
Elevation: 308 ft
Max Length: 32 ft
Tent Camping: Yes
7 reviews
Nightly rate: $35
Days stayed: 1
“Could have been great! ”

Reviewed May 14, 2015

Overall Rating

The location of the campground is great - nestled among huge trees with tons of shade and right in Big Sur off of Hwy 1. When we first arrived, we were taken aback by the beauty of the park. We noticed a fair amount of trash on our site left behind by other campers. The conditions of the restroom facilities was also very disappointing - lots of trash, wet toilet paper, and mud in the showers. This campground could have been so much better with a little routine maintenance! We may return in the future, but we'll also be looking for alternative options.

Site Quality

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Big Sur – Mar 2016

We are camped in Big Sur on the California coastline, but getting here is half the fun! You won’t find a more beautiful road than California Route 1, particularly from Morro Bay to Carmel. If you ha...

  • dry camping
  • picnic area
  • recreation trail
Site Amenities:
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
  • dump station
  • general store
  • group sites
  • laundry
  • restrooms: flush
  • showers
  • trash
  • water available
  • pets


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