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Limekiln State Park

Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920
+1 831-667-2403
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Best short hikes in Big Sur

Best short hikes in the area - worth the drive all the way down the coast to take them. You get to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Can some tells me what is this

We were going to visit Limeklin state park and took the Pacific road #1 from San Francisco to Los... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
San Francisco, California
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Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920
+1 831-667-2403
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Best short hikes in the area - worth the drive all the way down the coast to take them. You get to see redwoods, a gorgeous creek, a 100 foot waterfall, an ocean view, and then a cove beach. Oh yeah and there are the...More

Thank 231anonymous
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were going to visit Limeklin state park and took the Pacific road #1 from San Francisco to Los Angeles. It took us so late admiring the whole beautiful sea sights and suddenly there it was, a kind of tunnel in the middle of nowhere....More

Thank Marviech
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came around 1pm and was told that there was no space so we were turned away. Don't understand since the parking lot didn't even look full. Ended up driving down here for nothing.

Thank Michelle J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth the trip down Highway 1, this is an excellent day trip. Pack a lunch as there are nice picnic tables, bathrooms, etc. Although called a State Park, it is privately run so State Park Pass is not valid. Great camp sites in the...More

Thank Kerryloves2travel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I did a day-hike here with my friend on our weekend road-trip to Big Sur over Christmas time. Thoroughly enjoyed the trail, felt like I am in fairy tale like forest. I got a couple of good shots of the water fall. The trails were...More

Thank Kavi T
Reviewed 16 December 2017

There is only so much time to explore the wonders of Big Sur. We had to prioritize our time and with some other hikes closed this was on the top. We were not disappointed. Pros- This is a place with everything. We started out with...More

1  Thank ducklakedaniel
Reviewed 6 October 2017

The variety of scenery is second to none. Rivers, waterfall and beach can all be seen if you visit this park. The hike is has a nice path and is not challenging.

Thank mcatolos
Reviewed 25 September 2017

This is a rugged hike that takes off from a campground. There are several stream crossings across slippery planks - was wishing I had my hiking poles - but it was worth it to get to the falls

Thank triptipper_7
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

If you want to see 11 miles of Highway 1 from Gorda to Limekiln there is a way if you're willing! Take Nacimiento-Fergussen Road out of Bradley, California. This road takes you through Fort Hunter Liggett who did not require ID on this trip, but...More

3  Thank tammythetypist
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Both ways into Big Sur were closed due to the landslides so we had to drive through Hunter Liggett this road is very curvy. We took our 24 foot Coachmen and would not drive it with an RV again. Cars and trucks are good just...More

1  Thank manyachoboian
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4 January 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
15 October 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.
25 January 2017|
Response from Vicki S | Reviewed this property |
If March comes in like a lion and out like a lamb, you may have warm April weather. We just camped there last year and with a drought, the upper creek was loud and flowing. Site 18 is on the bluff above the creek and this... More