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Easy and beautiful hikes

Three short hikes that offer different experiences. We took all three and really enjoyed each... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
San Luis Obispo County, California

Camped here two nights - we had the beach at our doorstep and the bathrooms were clean. Hikes are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sonoma County, CA
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Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Three short hikes that offer different experiences. We took all three and really enjoyed each. Mostly shady with a babbling brook running along trails.

Thank suegj14
Reviewed 1 week ago

Camped here two nights - we had the beach at our doorstep and the bathrooms were clean. Hikes are wonderful and cooling in the redwoods. Well managed park and campground.

Thank Kelleyanne
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we hiked a little in beautiful redwoods by a nice stream,was a good break whil driving down Big Sur. there is a small campground with beach access we plan to camp at someday .

Thank Meg H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Camped for 1 night, ocean front campsite, beautiful sunset, followed by stars. PLUS clean bathrooms and amazing camp hosts!!!

Thank 230patriciav
Reviewed August 16, 2018

Three short hikes, each which offer their own thing. One leads to a pretty cool waterfall in the middle of the woods. My teenagers loved it, as it was the perfect distance to hike, and through some smallish redwoods and along a rushing stream. $10...More

1  Thank HandsomePete
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

One trail was approx 2 miles with narrow trails and terrain. Parking is $10, and they do not accept receipts from other parks. Parking is very limited. Restrooms are available. Views were nice, but not as beautiful as the parks around Big Sur. Redwoods were...More

1  Thank AndiamoAMagna
Reviewed August 7, 2018

This is my 3rd visit to the region, but my first to Limekiln. I think they are getting more traffic with the other parks closed due to fire/mudslides. Some nice little hikes - nothing too strenuous or long. The campsites looked nice although they were...More

3  Thank MNOAKS
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

This is a very scenic short trail system suitable for anyone who is reasonably fit. The trail requires scrambling over and under logs in a few places and crosses a steam multiple times with makeshift log and stone crossing points. We went at end of...More

Thank Jim R
Reviewed July 29, 2018

Do the trails! Some creek hopping and log crawls but the scenery is so spectacular you MUST do this place. Not good for infirm or those lacking mobility. Tranquil and incredible!

1  Thank Robert B
Reviewed July 24, 2018

We stopped to hike the area. It was beautiful. Well worth it and good trails. You can camp here if you have reservations well in advance. But, if you are not able to, hiking is another option. You can park off the road. Some water...More

Thank JeriLG
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Response from Robert B | Reviewed this property |
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January 4, 2018|
Response from tammythetypist | Reviewed this property |
You can reserve online or call 800-444-7275. I would say minimum of three months ahead maybe earlier than that. It is a cozy small campground. But there are many state campgrounds in this region
Lisa R
October 15, 2017|
Response from tammythetypist | Reviewed this property |
There were additional (6) parking spots in front of the shower area. It would be best to call the campground, because there is definitely no parking on highway 1 or anywhere outside of the campground close by.