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Plaskett Creek Campground

Hwy 1, Big sur, Gorda, Big Sur, CA
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Santa Barbara, CA
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

Plaskett Creek is a lovely campground but we ended up cutting our stay short because of a few issues they are currently having. As mentioned by others, there is a problem with the bathroom facilities. Toilets are locked and porta potties are provided. Problem is the porta potties are almost completely full--within inches of the top. Pretty disgusting not to... More

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Santa Cruz, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Plaskett Creek and Kirk Creek are our families favorite spots in California. Big Sur is so beautiful and these sites are magical. We love the grassy sites as the kids do not get as dirty as they usually do. The sites are also perfectly shaded so you are not too hot or too cold. It is a short (but slightly... More

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San Luis Obispo, California
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
10 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

Big Sur is beautiful, and for someone who lives on the Central Coast (about an hour and a half, two hours south) Plaskett Creek is a great way to experience Big Sur camping without having to drive for days and days. The setting is gorgeous, you have the campground set in the pines with both sun and shade and there... More

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Los Angeles
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

This review is to just BEG people to be careful with fires this year. Campers at Plasket are notorious for leaving fires burning, burning fires where they shouldn't, and leaving their dirt TP for locals to clean up when they leave. This is particularly true for the unofficial campsites up Plasket Ridge Road. We are all holding our breath this... More

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San Jose, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

This medium-sized campground features spacious sites, grassy meadows on the inner loops and lots of shade trees. I don't think there are any bad sites, but some are steeply sloped (25, 27, 32) that might be a challenge to fit a large tent. The amiable camp hosts keep the place in good order, bathrooms were clean, no late night rowdies,... More

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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

We camped here at the beginning of November, mid-week, and got a great campsite (#13) w/o booking a reservation. We had sunny, warm weather and clear, starry nights. The few other campers were mostly in tents so it was a quiet, peaceful experience, complete with Monarch Butterflies fluttering everywhere-- so pretty! I walked our dog off leash on the cliff... More

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Huntingdon. UK
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

What a brilliant place to stay, and what an amazing host (Rhonda). She was such a help to us, and someone for the owners to treasure. Someone in her position can make or break your stay, and she did everything right. The place is clean, and plenty of choice - if you book early enough. I do suggest booking the... More

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San Francisco, CA
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012

Relaxing experiance. If you want to be away from the crowds, pick sites 32 or 33. 32 does have a bit of a slopewhere the tents can be put but so beautifull and there is green grass for the kids to play. Group site 1 is the most private but no view of the ocean. Walking distance to the beach... More

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Wildomar, California
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49 reviews 49 reviews
16 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

We didn't actually stay at the campground, but we visited friends who were staying there. The campground was clean and well maintained. Bathrooms were clean too! There were a variety of campers, some with tents, others with trailors, and RV's. Everyone was nice to each other and appeared to be having a good time. It is very quiet and comfortable... More

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Boston, MA
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
36 hotel reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

Quiet enough at night to hear the surf gets 4 stars. I had to laugh at the RV review! Heaven forbid there were ONLY two RV's! How unsafe with only tents around! And all we want to do is socialize! Make us all happy and go to a $100 a night campground and leave these places to us unsafe tenters... More

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Plaskett Creek Campground Hotel
Plaskett Creek Campground Hotel Big Sur
Address: Hwy 1, Big sur, Gorda, Big Sur, CA
Location: United States > California > Big Sur
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Ranked #6 of 8 Specialty lodging in Big Sur
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