Pfeiffer Big Sur SP

State Campground
  • Cabins
  • Glamping
  • Group
  • RV Sites
  • Tent
  • Trailer/Towable
  • Yurts


With almost 400 campgrounds and RV Parks across California, can help you discover the Pacific coast, towering redwoods, or the stunning landscapes of the Golden State. Research and reserve your next California campsite today! Closures: Some trails in the park still remain closed due to fire and flood damage

Vehicles: Camping fees include entry for one vehicle and one legally towed vehicle or trailer; additional vehicles will be charged per night at the park. Although your site may hold two or more vehicles, your reservation only covers one vehicle (except for group or specialty sites). A Maximum of two vehicles are allowed to park at a campsite, including pop-ups, trailers, and motorcycles. All Equipment , including trailers, extra vehicles, awnings, pop outs, and slide outs must fit within the parking boundary.

Maximum Vehicle dimensions: 12 feet high, 27 feet long for 5th wheels and trailers, 32 feet long for motorhomes. Vehicles longer than these dimensions will not be permitted into the campground. Only registered campers are allowed in the campground. Due to congestion and traffic constraints, free passes for deliveries or passenger drop off are not permitted.

Accessible Sites: Any discount pass must be presented at time of check in. Your DMV Disabled Placard/License Plate does not automatically give you a discount on your campsite. You will need to obtain a CA State park-issued Disabled Discount Pass (DDP) or Distinguished Veterans Pass (DVP). Visitors reserving accessible campsites must possess a DMV Disabled Placard or license plates issued by DMV (or similar agency of another state). A Disabled Veterans license plate will also be accepted when reserving or occupying an accessible campsite. At the time of check-in, visitors must show the DMV placard. The disabled visitor must be an occupant of the site for the entire reservation period. No refunds will be issued for invalid reservations.

Campground Rules: Pfeiffer Big Sur is site specific for reservations. You will select your site at the time your reservation is made. Check out is 12 PM. Check in is 2 PM. Checkout times are strictly enforced. Dogs must be on a maximum 6 foot leash and attended at all times. Dogs are not allowed on trails or in the Big Sur River Gorge. Maximum 8 people per campsite. Minors under 18 must have guardian authorization. During peak season this park has a maximum stay limit of 7 consecutive nights. Once the limit has been reached, the persons, equipment, and/or vehicles must vacate the campground for at least 48 hours before returning for another stay.

Reservation Information: MAIN CAMP (Sites 131-188): Open year round. SOUTH CAMP (Sites 1-78): Reservations available March 1 through November 30. Closed December-February. WAYLAND (Sites 79-130): Reservations available April 1 through November 30. Closed December-March. Group Camps A and B: Awaiting word from park; reservation period is based on weather/fire conditions. Closed when not on reservations. Cabin: Reservations available year round.


  • ADA Accessible
  • Camp Store
  • Dump Station
  • Hot Showers
  • Picnic Table
  • Potable Water
  • Restroom


  • Pet Friendly

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Pfeiffer Big Sur SP


47555 Highway 1 , BIG SUR, California, 93920