Big Sur, California - 10 Can’t Miss Stops
LIMEKILN STATE PARK - This state park is home to 3 unique trails, a waterfall, the oldest redwood trees in Big Sur, and the historic lime kilns.
1
BIXBY CREEK BRIDGE - Built in 1931, this historic bridge stands 280 feet high and 714 feet long.
2
SALMON CREEK FALLS - This short and easy 1/4 mile hike leads to a magnificent 120 ft waterfall and cool pools you can swim in.
3
GARRAPATA STATE PARK - Garrapata’s 2,939 acres encompass a spectacular rocky shoreline, inland areas, and steep mountains.
4
CALLA LILY VALLEY - By mile marker 63 & gate 19 for Garrapata SP is a 1/2 mile round trip trail. In the Spring this valley fills with Calla Lilies.
5
SAND DOLLAR BEACH - The largest public unobstructed sand beach in Big Sur is easily accessible with a short 1/4 mile hike.
6
JADE COVE - You have to brave some treacherous terrain and a very steep trail, but the reward is one of the most secluded coves in all of Big Sur.
7
PFEIFFER BIG SUR STATE BEACH - From the sea caves to the famous purple sand shores, this is a classic Big Sur stop.
8
MCWAY FALLS - Located in Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, this 80 ft waterfall practically pours right into the ocean & there’s a great overlook here.
9
BLACK SWIFT FALLS TRAIL, RAGGED POINT - At the south end of Big Sur, this very steep 1 mile hike will take you down 300 ft to a hidden waterfall.
10
✨Bonus stop✨ SAN CARPOFORO CREEK BEACH - While technically 1 mile south of Ragged Point Inn, this is a great introduction to the epic Big Sur coast!
Thanks for joining me in Big Sur! For more information on all my favorite spots here, search “Big Sur” at FlyingDawnMarie.com
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