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“California Splendor and Natural Beauty Captured”

Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
Ranked #1 of 35 things to do in Big Sur
Certificate of Excellence
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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.
Monterey
Level 6 Contributor
181 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“California Splendor and Natural Beauty Captured”
Reviewed October 19, 2012

Park the car on the highway if there is room and walk in to the park. Take any and all trails with camera in hand. Just Beautiful.

Visited October 2012
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Morris County, NJ
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“Beautiful views”
Reviewed October 3, 2012

This was one of about 20 incredible views we saw when we took a trip down the coast. This is something that should not be missed. There is some great hiking there and its also a good way to just mellow out and take a break from driving.

Visited September 2012
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New York City, New York
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60 reviews
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“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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7 reviews
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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
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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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