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“Amazing waterfall views”

Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
Ranked #1 of 35 things to do in Big Sur
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Owner description: A breathtaking 80-foot waterfall dropping from the cliffs to the ocean is the focal point of this park.
New York City, New York
Level 5 Contributor
60 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Amazing waterfall views”
Reviewed September 25, 2012

Perfect hiking right next to the ocean! Fun drive down from greater Big Sur. Stunning view of the sea crashing into large rocks with a 50ft waterfall plummeting down to the beach. Unlike any other place on earth!

Visited August 2012
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Seattle, Washington
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“Gorgeous!!! gorgeous view!!!”
Reviewed September 24, 2012

the incredible blue water will just mesmerize you..Dont miss out on this spot.Just a small walk to the picturesque place.. Although the view is from several feet but it still is very beautiful..

Visited May 2012
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Oakland, California, United States
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Water-fall in love”
Reviewed September 24, 2012

This park had such a beautiful path and views of a natural waterfall. The entire area is kept in great condition and the native plants add a wonderful atmosphere.

All of our photos came out like professional photos from this area in Big Sur. We parked off of highway 1 to avoid parking fees.

Visited August 2012
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London, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
42 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“gorgeus scenic beach view”
Reviewed September 18, 2012

loved it, has to be viewed from a walkway, but completely understand why this is. mysterious waterfall that disappears into the sand and a great story attached to the whole place

Visited August 2012
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Hartford, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
“Beautiful spot to stop at”
Reviewed September 17, 2012

Even though you can't go down to the beach, the observation walk is quite nice. This is described as a river flowing into the Pacific Ocean....but the waterfall is not very large. Just not many places you can get this close to the beutiful california coastline. Pay $10 parking fee to park just a hort walk to the site.

Visited September 2012
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