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Hike in bike in campsite picture: California camping trip Big Sur bike tour vacation photo, the only inexpensive campsites these days, hike-in bike-in campsites are only $5.00 a night at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park Campground . Click to enlarge this cheap hike in bike in campsite at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park Campground picture.
Tent camping at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park Campground  picture: California camping trip vacation photo from the 1950's, dad camps at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park Campground in the 50's, the only differance I see is they now have picnic tables at all the campsites. Click to enlarge this classic tent camping picture.
Big camping tent picture: California camping trip vacation photo, many tent campsites at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park Campground allow room for large or multiple tents to be set up to accomodate large famlies or groups. Click to enlarge this big tent in the redwood forest picture.
RV campsite next to A-Frame rental cabins picture: California camping trip vacation photo, California State combined with the Big Sur Lodge offers every level of accomodations, primitve campsites, premium campsites with electrical and water hookups, tent campsites, rental A-Frame cabins and hotel rooms in the lodge. Click to enlarge this RV campsite with a picnic table and fire pit next to the Big Sur Lodge's rental a-frame cabins photograph.
Click to enlarge this photograph of a big RV parked on a large pad hooked up with plenty of room for the pullout and a couple of tents for the kids, the RV campsites features also include a picnic table and fire ring. Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park Campground is a good place to RV camp, some roads require carful navigation for big rigs because they are so narrow the RV campsites are large and have electric and water hookups there is even a dump station at the State Park.
Tent campsite with a dog picture: keep your dog on a 6 foot leash and he is welcome in this Big Sur campground; all tent campsites at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park Campground include a picnic table and fire pit, this one even includes a nice place to hang the laundry. Click to enlarge this nice tent camping with a pet picture.
Click this photo of a two tents set up on a nice shady campsite with a big fire pit and picnic table at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park Campground. Most campsites are in the redwood forest and provide plenty of shade, some by the Big Sur River, all include a fire pit and picnic table. You are required to keep pets on a leash you might want to consider the same for your children, this one getting in touch with his wilder nature has hand made a bow and arrow and appears about to attack his parents. This photograph shows a typical tent campsite at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park Campground.
Photograph of the trail ahead shows Pfeiffer Big Sur trail switchbacks up the steep ridge to the top and away into the backcountry wilderness. Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park Campground offers unlimited hiking trails into the backcountry among its many outdoor recreation adventure possibilities. Click this steep crooked trail photograph to enlarge.
California Coastal Redwood Forest Picture, click to enlarge: the Big Sur redwood forest is truly wonderous, majistic, this nature landscape photograph taken near the campground at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park shows giant redwood trees from the bottom looking straigt up with the sun shinning through in rays, beautiful photo.
California Coastal Redwood Forest Picture, click to enlarge: the Big Sur redwood forest it truly beautiful, almost magic, this nature landscape photograph taken near the campground at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park shows a group of California redwoods and ferns.
California Coastal Redwood Forest Picture, click to enlarge: the Big Sur redwood forest are beautiful almost magic, this nature landscape photograph taken near the campground at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park shows some giant redwood tree trunks and stumps that are hundreds of years old.

Photograph of the highway signage in front of this best Big Sur California campground Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park Campground; Click to enlarge campground Pacific Coast Highway 1 sign to locate Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park Campground photo.
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and help you find the location of Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park Campground.

Description: By far Big Sur's most popular campground offering camping over 200 campsites a variety of shapes and sizes for both tents and RV's (water spigots are plentiful but no hookups, sanitation station); most in the beautiful deep shade of the towering forest some sites are right by the river, all have picnic tables and fire rings. Facilities include more than ample restrooms including hot showers and a laundry room. Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park has 1,006 acres of redwoods, conifers, oaks, sycamores, cottonwoods, maples, alders and willows - plus open meadows. Park is bordered by redwood and oak forests, chaparral slopes of the Santa Lucia Mountains. Wildlife includes fox, raccoons, skunks, and birds, such as American dippers and belted kingfishers. Seasonally the park sponsors activities and the park also offers many day use areas for picnics, nature study and hikers can enjoy the many scenic trails, including a self-guided nature loop. Park has 8 miles of hiking trails; 210 miles of hiking trails in the nearby Ventana Wilderness (USFS). Overlooks provide spectacular views of the Big Sur Valley and the Big Sur River Gorge. Campsites are on the valley floor through which the Big Sur River flows. Campsites are nicely spread allowing for privacy; it can be a little cramped for bigger rigs, reservations advised check then for ample sized campsite. Group primitive campsite $125.00 per night, drive-in developed campsite $35.00 per night, drive-in premium campsite $50.00 per night, hike & bike special campsite $5.00.
Location: Centrally located in the Big Sur Valley just north of Big Sur Ranger Station and south of Fernwood Resort. 36° 15.182 - 121° 47.236
Directions: The Big Sur Lodge and it's parking lot are easily spotted from PCH 1 and the turnoff for both are the same, then just follow the signs.
Camping Facilities: over 200 campsites with picnic tables and fire rings, accessible campsites, the Big Sur Lodge, day use areas, comfort station, convenience store, restaurant, coffee bar, dump station (campers only), hiking trails, information center, laundry room, nature center, parking, picnic areas, ranger station, restrooms, hot showers, swimming and wading in the Big Sur River, the lodge has a swimming pool for it's guests, public telephone, wireless internet.
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Activities: Outdoor recreational activities include camping, picnicking, hiking, self guided nature trails, waterfall hike, (Pfeiffer Falls on Redwood Creek Hike) nature study, bird watching, forest exploration, wading and swimming; The Junior Ranger Program is a regularly scheduled interpretive program for children. Interpretive nature walks and talks for the whole family may also be available. The Big Sur Lodge offers additional fun actives like fine dining and an espresso coffee bar.
Close by Points of Interest: Centrally located in the Big Sur Valley there are numerous general stores, gas stations, motels, restaurants, shops and a bar located nearby and the facilities at the Big Sur Lodge should not be missed. Beaches and hiking are only short distances north or south along the Pacific Coast Highway 1. Also just south a few miles is the Henry Miller Memorial Library; a bookstore, art gallery, gift shop and location for many local events http://henrymiller.org/.
Pets & Misc. Regulations: At Pfeiffer Big Sur California State Park, dogs are allowed on leash (6 foot maximum) in the developed campground and day use areas. Dogs are also allowed on United States Forest Service (USFS) property, including Pfeiffer Beach. Dogs are not allowed on trails or in the Big Sur river gorge. In partnership with USFS, visitors accessing the USFS Ventana Wilderness via the Pine Ridge Trailhead at Big Sur Station may cross state park property with their dog on leash. Always inquire locally about specific regulations and changes.
Helpful Hints: Costs can vary but last time I stayed I payed $35.00 per night, $245.00 per week is I believe this is typical; during the busy season consecutive stays are limited to a week.
Click for more informatin about the handicapped accessible features and facilities at Pfeiffer Big Sur California State Park Campground. Pfeiffer Big Sur is the has the most handicapped accessible features and facilities of all the Big Sur campgrounds; accessible campsites, accessible restrooms and showers, handicapped accessible picnic areas, nature trails and more... (accessible features and facilities at Pfeiffer Big Sur campgrounds)


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Online topographical map Los Padres National Forest: Locate this campground  and other places to camp, picnic and hike near Big Sur and driving hiking camping tourist visitor Pacific Coast Highway 1 and Los Padres National Forest Ventana Wilderness and Silverpeak Wilderness Santa Lucia Coastal Mountains points of interest using this USDA Forest Service online topographical map of the Los Padres National Forest.
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 Photograph of the Santa Lucia Mountains and Chaparral from a trail in Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park Campground: Big Sur mountainous backcountry and wilderness exploration options are endless from Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park Campground, a Central Califronia hiking and outdoor recreation Mecca. Click to enlarge this wilderness hiking trail mountain view.
Click to enlarge this Santa Lucia Mountains and Chaparral trail view.

Campground Contact Information:
Pfeiffer Big Sur California State Park
State of California Campground:

BIG SUR STATION #1
Big Sur, California 93920
Miles from Carmel: 25
Miles from Cambria: 73
PHONE: 831-667-2315
Big Sur Lodge
47225 Highway 1
Big Sur, CA 93920
Lodge Phones:
1-800-424-4787 - 831-667-3100

Reservations: Campground Reservations:
1-800-444-PARK (7275). Make camping reservations online or check campsite availability at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park Campground.
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Recreational Activities: camping, picnicking, hiking, waterfall, jogging, nature study and bird watching, self guided nature trails, wading and river swimming, interpretive programs for children and family, dining and an espresso coffee bar.






Beautiful Lancscape Picture of the placid Big Sur River as it passes through Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park Campground: California camping trip vacation photo from Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park Campground Big Sur campground. Click to enlarge this Big Sur River nature landscape picture.
Picture of a sign at the Big Sur River outdoor recreation area of Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park Campground click to enlarge and read the river area recreation rules, don't dive, climb on the steep cliffs, bring your pets or glass containers, no bikes on the trail, camping, pets, or fires. Have fun wading, splashing, inner tubing, floating, playing and swimming in the Big Sur River at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park Campground.
Photo of kids having fun wading, splashing, inner tubing, floating, playing and swimming in the Big Sur River at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park Campground.. Click to enlarge this outdoor recreation picture of kids fun wading, splashing, inner tubing, floating, playing and swimming in the Big Sur River at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park Campground.
Big Sur Valley scenic view landscape  picture: California camping trip vacation photo taken from the trail looking towards the coast and down on Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park Campground from the ridge. Click to enlarge this nature landscape picture of the beautiful Big Sur California Valley.
California Coastal Redwood Forest Picture, click to enlarge: the Big Sur redwood forest is beautiful almost magic, this nature landscape photograph taken near the campground at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park shows the big red trunks of some big redwood trees beside the trail.

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