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Big Sur Station, Big Sur

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Big Sur Station is a multiagency visitor center and ranger station operated by Caltrans, the Los Padres National Forest, and California State Parks. It is approximately 26 miles south of Carmel, California near Big Sur, California.
It serves as the western terminus of the 23 mile Pine Ridge Trail.
TrailheadVisitor Center - open 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM 831.667.2315RestroomsOvernight Parking ($5/day)
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  • Pictures of Big Sur barely do justice in describing and showing the beauty of this spectacular natural wonder. Be sure to bring your camera though!  more »
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  • Great place and helpful people to answer question of where the purple beach is... Has a creek with nice rocks too.
  • WOW! Spent a week here in early April & LOVED it!!!

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