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Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park

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State Park

Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park camping is available at two Environmental Campsites, located on the west side of Highway 1 south of McWay Cove. Both sites are hike-in only and no vehicle access is permitted. These sites are extremely popular year round and usually fill up six months in advance.…

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Access

  • Walk In
    Park in a lot, walk to your campsite
  • Hike In
    Hike a trail to your campsite

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Unknown
  • Verizon
    Unknown
  • AT&T
    Unknown
  • T-Mobile
    Unknown

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • Dispersed

Features

For Campers

  • Reservable
  • Toilets
  • Pets
  • Fires

Reviews

12 Reviews of Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park

Ratings Breakdown

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RThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Aug. 31, 2021

Big Sur perfection

The only difficulty here is obtaining reservations- be patient and vigilant. A couple of folks wandered into our site looking for a different view of Mc Way falls, but we were otherwise alone. In the event you are unable to reserve, check nearby parks. The view is stunning, the sounds are stunning,…

Sitee
Month of VisitSeptember
Monika V.
Reviewed May. 5, 2021

Magical

This was such a beautiful campsite! The entire area was huge, plenty of gorgeous hikes in and around the camps. Dogs had to be on leash the entire time and on paved areas only, and are not allowed on any stage park trails in the area, making it difficult to really explore if you have your doggos.…

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Site92, tent site
Month of VisitMay
Lyle F.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Feb. 4, 2021

Coastal Paradise

Unbelievable ocean views and crashing waves at the bottom of this cliff-side site nestled among the massive pines above a waterfall. Words just don't describe this experience. It was nearly impossible to get reservations. Seems the days get bought up immediately upon availability.

SiteJPB1 & JPB2
Month of VisitFebruary

Location

Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park is located in California

Directions

The park is 37 miles south of Carmel on Highway One; 12 miles south of Pfeiffer Big Sur.

Coordinates

36.17403635000001 N
121.67075528 W

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About This Campground

Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park camping is available at two Environmental Campsites, located on the west side of Highway 1 south of McWay Cove. Both sites are hike-in only and no vehicle access is permitted. These sites are extremely popular year round and usually fill up six months in advance. Reservations are required and are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week at Reserve California. You may also call toll free 1-800-444-7275. The Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park is named after Julia Pfeiffer Burns, a well respected pioneer woman in the Big Sur country. The park stretches from the Big Sur coastline into nearby 3,000-foot ridges. It features redwood, tan oak, madrone, chaparral, and an 80-foot waterfall that drops from granite cliffs into the ocean from the Overlook Trail. A panoramic view of the ocean and miles of rugged coastline is available from the higher elevations along the trails east of Highway 1. No dogs are permitted in the campground or on park trails unless it is a licensed and working service dog.

Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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