Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park was named after a respected pioneer from the Big Sur County named Julia Pfeiffer Burns. It stretches across the Big Sur coastline and is surrounded by redwood trees, tan oak trees, and an 80 food waterfall. This beautiful and tranquil park was originally established in the year 1962.
Camping at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
The Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park features two hiking camping areas. The Sunset magazine recognizes these campgrounds one of the “four best places to pitch a tent on the Pacific Coast.” Both of the park’s campsites have a breathtaking view of the Pacific Coast; however, they are restricted to individuals who have made reservations. It was not until 2007 that the second campsite was installed in the park.
Amenities at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
The Julia Pfeiffer Burns Underwater Area is one of the biggest features that bring guests from all over the world to this park. The McWay Falls is recognized as the main feature of the park. The park also has several hiking trails for their guests to enjoy.
Things to do in Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
The highlighted activities that guests can participate in at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park include whale watching (during December and January), wildlife viewing, scuba diving, and the McWay Waterfall House.
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
Big Sur Station #1
47555 Highway 1
Big Sur, CA 93920
Phone Number: 831-667-2315
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park Hours
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park opens 30 minutes before sunrise and closes 30 minutes after sunset.
Potential guests are encouraged to contact Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park directly regarding rates and fees.