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FEES and INFORMATION for Big Sur State Parks

ALERTS IN EFFECT : Know Before You Go

Open 1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset.

DAY USE FEE: $10/day per car. Your entrance fee allows you access to all California State Parks until sundown.


BIG SUR STATION: Big Sur Station is the information center for the Big Sur area. Open 9:00 am - 4:00 pm.
47555 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920
831-667-2315

LOST AND FOUND: 831-667-1103

SPECIAL EVENTS, SCHOOL GROUPS: BigSurEvents@parks.ca.gov  831-667-0507

FILM PERMITS (MOTION and STILL): BigSurFilm@parks.ca.gov  831-667-0507

CELL PHONES: Cell phone service is extremely limited in Big Sur. Do not expect your phone to work here.


No Drone Zone

NO DRONE ZONE
Motorized aircraft are prohibited from flying below 1000 feet on the coast of Big Sur. See MAP OF OVERFLIGHT PROHIBITION ZONES
- California Code of Regulations 4319

Buy It Where You Burn It

CAMPFIRE RESTRICTIONS
STATE PARKS:
Campfires are allowed only in the provided metal fire rings within the Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park campground. Firewood is available at the kiosk and camp host sites for $10/ bundle and includes a firestarter.

LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST: 
- Current Fire Restrictions
- Campfire permits are required for open fires such as campfire,barbecues and portable stoves on federally controlled land. Get your California Campfire Permit online HERE

 

SERVICE DOGS: California State Parks promotes and supports equal access for park visitors of all abilities.  Download the publication Service Animals in State Parks for more information.