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Address: Sycamore Canyon Road, Right off Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920
Phone Number: (805) 434-1996
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Gorgeous!!!

If you can find this place you've got to check it out as it is a must see! Watch for the "Narrow Road" sign and if you can find it you will feel like you've just found a little... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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Anaheim Hills, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

If you can find this place you've got to check it out as it is a must see! Watch for the "Narrow Road" sign and if you can find it you will feel like you've just found a little slice of what heaven might be like...it was also very windy when we went so don't let your hat fall off... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Not easy to find. A bridge just north of Ventana Inn takes you there, but just as you start to leave the bridge there is a small road to your left, Sycamore Canyon Road. Take it all the way to the parking lot. If you miss this cut off and come to a ranger station you have gone too far.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

We had a server at a restaurant in Monterey tell us about this place and so we pulled it up on trip advisor. There happened to be a review that day that showed the exact road sign to look for. Had it not been for that review and picture we would have missed it and may not have know to... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Very nice spot in Big Sur. Must visit, very close to the Pfeiffer Park, so you can do both in just one day. It's better to pay the parking ticket, as the walk to the beach from the entrance its long.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Hard to get to: long drive, hard to find entrance. Narrow, rutted road. But the beach is simply breathtaking.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

Yikes in terms of finding this place, but if you like a little adventure in your travels, Pfeiffer is worth the challenge. We came from Carmel, and when we saw the Big Sur Bakery we knew we overshot the unmarked road and had to track back a few miles. The 2 mile road to the beach from the hwy is... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Read the great reviews, so we were determined to find it. Stopped at ranger station to ask for directions. The desk person seemed like he could care less about anything people were asking him. Maybe he was just having a bad day. There was no street name or beach signs or anything to alert us to the turn we needed... More 

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Chillicothe, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The drive there is back a little one car road. It seemed long going there because of the anticipation. There is a $10 fee, which the park is not a state park so the pass cannot be used at other parks. The beach is a preserve or something. Anyway once you get there wow. Pretty awesome! Maybe 6 people there... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Turn to the beach from Hwy.1 is not marked, though plenty of people find it. Any local establishment can tell you how to get there. National Park Service passes (e.g.,for seniors) not valid. Road is one lane so be ready to pull to the side. I would not enjoy it on a busy summer weekend.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Great place to see! I am always surprise that there are only a few people there when its this beautiful!

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