Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, Big Sur

4.6
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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  • If you're just driving through to see the waterfall, avoid the parking fee and park by the road/pullover spot shortly after the entrance. You can get to the side of the road and get some really good s...  more »
  • Beautiful scenery! Lots of things to see on the property and inside the park. The main path by the ocean & waterfall was under construction, but we still were able to see everything we wanted to see!  more »

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