Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, Big Sur

4.5
#1 of 14 in Parks in Big Sur
Featuring forests, granite cliffs, 2,500-year-old sequoia trees, and a 24 m (80 ft) waterfall that drops into the Pacific, Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park offers hiking, camping, and scuba diving. The camping areas overlook the ocean, providing opportunities for whale watching. See the remains of McWay house, dedicated to the memory of Julia Pfeiffer Burns--a famous rancher of Big Sur. If you wish to camp at the site, you'll have a picnic table, fire ring, and restrooms provided. Make sure you take water, firewood, and clothes for changeable weather. Make Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park part of your personalized Big Sur itinerary using our Big Sur attractions planner .
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  • A word to the wise, if it is foggy along PCH, a trip to JPBSP is just a waste of time and money. We dutifully paid the CA parks entrance fee, just to find out there was no view of the falls (and only ...  more »
  • Loved this lovly park. Camp sights are spaceious and trail are well groomed. bathrooms offer showers and Lodge has a nice gift store and live music in the resturant!  more »
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