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Big Sur Must

Great trail. One of my favorite experiences of our trip around northern california. Loved that it... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
Alex H
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
A beautiful hike!

We did the six-mile loop on Christmas morning and it was just spectacular. It's pretty much... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2016
Saint Louis, Missouri
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Jul 29, 2018
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Feb 13, 2017
“Big Sur Must”
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Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, Big Sur, CA 93920
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Reviewed 29 July 2018

Starts in awesome fo a hundred or so yards then disappoints-closed signs that stop any progress. It looks like people go around. Nasty restrooms at these place-too bad it has massive potential to be awesome.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

Great trail. One of my favorite experiences of our trip around northern california. Loved that it felt like an actual hike compared to much of those in PA. Redwoods are amazing.

Date of experience: February 2017
2  Thank Alex H
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We did the six-mile loop on Christmas morning and it was just spectacular. It's pretty much straight up the first half of the hike, then straight down. A moderate-to-difficult hike depending on your fitness. You walk through redwoods, beautifully maintained paths, then meadows, then a...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank ArnieR_13
Reviewed 27 December 2016

This trail has everything: redwoods, boulders, waterfalls, creeks, bridges and breathtaking coastal views. And you'll get a great workout!

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Thurstonator
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Ewoldsen trail is a great place for hikers looking for panoramic views of Big Sur coast. The hike offers sprawling redwood groves, a waterfall and creekside trails with many climbing opportunities! The complete Ewoldsen trail can take about 2-3 hours, and is mostly uphill with...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank ShanaRS
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Hiked this trail in about 3 hours. When we got to the fork, we went clockwise. Strenuous ascent but the views at the top were amazing. Bring camera, snacks and plenty of water of course! ;)

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Lori Anne B
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Wow, my wife and I made the hike on Monday, July 12. For a couple of flat-landers, we did pretty good. The trail takes you through magnificent redwood groves with quite a number of switchbacks, but the end result was amazing views of the ocean...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank tdelucca52
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Love to hike inside the wilderness. The weather is quite comfortable in the middle of hot summer. It offers quite challenging hiking path for beginners, but it's still fun to explore 👍

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank Tina T
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Takes you through deep forests, stunning ocean views and shady groves on the ridges. 2 hours you will not forget easily.

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank atlanticophelia
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Arrive early and find a parking space on highway 1. You can park inside the park by paying a 10 dollar fee. We arrive around 10:00 on a beautiful Saturday morning. The parking lot is pretty small. Lots of folks were able to park on...More

Date of experience: June 2016
4  Thank jim w
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Cindi K
28 September 2018|
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Response from Robert B | Reviewed this property |
It was marked closed a few weeks ago but there were work arounds,