Pfeiffer Beach Day Use

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

[Pfeiffer Beach]

Beautiful beach with spectacular sunsets.

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At a Glance

Current Conditions: Open. $10/day for parking.
Operational Hours: Open 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Reservations: None. 
Fees $10.00 day use fee or you can purchase and display the Parks Management Annual Pass $50.00. Tour/shuttle bus is $30 for parking. ** The Parks Management Company that manages Pfeiffer Beach Day use DOES NOT accept the Golden Age  or Access pass or the Interagency senior, access or annual pass.
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 (805) 434-1996 website:

General Information


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.

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