Pfeiffer Beach Day Use


Area Status: Open
[Pfeiffer Beach]

Beautiful beach with spectacular sunsets.

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At a Glance

Current Conditions: $12 parking
Operational Hours: Open 9:00 a.m. to sunset
Reservations: None
Area Amenities: Toilets,Parking
Fees: $12.00 day use fee or you can purchase and display the Parks Management Company (PMC) Annual Pass $50.00. More info at: www.campone.com The Parks Management Company manages Pfeiffer Beach Day Use Area for the Forest Service. The Golden Age Pass, Access Pass or the Interagency Senior, Access or Annual Pass cannot be used for day use.
Open Season: January - December
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Restrictions: No overnight camping.
Closest Towns: Nearest supplies approximately 5 miles away at Big Sur Valley Area.
Water: None
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: Parks Management Company for the Forest Service
Information Center: Monterey Ranger District office: 831-242-0619​or call the​ Big Sur Visitor Center: (831) 667-2315.

General Information

Directions:

Highway 1 to Sycamore Canyon Road. The road is difficult to see. It is in between the Big Sur Ranger Station and the Post Office.


General Notes:

Policy on Pet Dogs

Always keep your dog leashed, except when inside a vehicle, tent, dog crate, or portable kennel. Do not allow your dog to wander freely, pursuant to Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Title 36, Chapter II, Sec. 261.8 (d).

While on the beach or on a trail or picnic areas, dogs must be kept on a leash (unless caged or crated) no longer than six feet, pursuant to CFR, Title 36, Chapter II, Sec. 261.16 (j).

Dogs must wear a collar with current tags at all times, as state and county laws apply on National Forest System lands.


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Beachcombing

Sand Play

Tidepooling

Viewing Scenery

Picnicking

Fishing, hiking along the beach, scenic viewing.
No. of Sites 4

Amenities

Parking:
Toilets:

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
36.238329

  Longitude : 
-121.81341