How do I reserve Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park?

Reservations are required and are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week at You may also call toll free 1-800-444-7275.

Is Sykes Hot Springs closed?

Note: Good news! The entirety of the Pine Ridge Trail is open effective April 13, 2021. The Pine Ridge Trail is once again open to the public after being closed for five years due to the human-caused 2016 Soberanes Fire and damage inflicted by the winter storms of 2017.

Is Sykes Big Sur open?

Is Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park open?

U.S. Forest Service – Los Padres National Forest Big Sur Sector State Parks remain open, including Pfeiffer Big… More. Pfeiffer Beach is part of Los Padres National Forest and is closed.

Why is Pfeiffer Beach sand purple?

The Purple Sand It comes from manganese garnet in the hills being eroded and washed down the creek to the beach. You are more likely to see the purple sand after winter storms.

Where to camp in Julia Pfeiffer Burns state park?

PLEASE NOTE: Camping in the two designated sites is the only camping permitted in the park. Camping or sleeping inside a vehicle in the parking lot or on the highway is not allowed. State Parks Pass holders must present pass at kiosk upon entry to the park. All incoming campers must check in at the entrance kiosk.

Where to check in at Julia Pfeiffer Burns?

All incoming campers must check in at the entrance kiosk. In the event that the kiosk is closed, campers may also check in at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park, 11 miles north. Campers parking vehicles in the parking lot should display camper registration tag (or proof of reservation) in the windshield.

Is the dog allowed at Pfeiffer Big Sur?

Dogs not allowed beyond day-use parking lot. The park is 37 miles south of Carmel on Hwy 1, and 12 miles south of Pfeiffer Big Sur SP on Hwy 1. Visitors will be able to reserve campsites and lodging six months in advance from the current date.

Can you buy firewood at Pfeiffer Big Sur?

You may purchase firewood at the Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park entrance kiosk (11 miles north). All fireworks are prohibited. Firearms, weapons or hunting is not allowed. Possession of loaded firearms and air rifles is prohibited. This includes anything that shoots a projectile, including, but not limited to, arrows, pellets, BBs and paint balls.