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Limekiln State Park

Contact Information

(805) 434-1996

Trailer Lengths

Max Trailer Length: 15 Feet
Max Camper Length: 24 Feet

Park Hours

8:00 am to sunset

Driving Directions to Limekiln SP

The park is 56 miles south of Carmel at Hwy 1 mile marker 20.95, 2 miles south of Lucia. The park entrance road is at the south end of the bridge over Limekiln Creek.

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Camping and Lodging

Online reservations are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Reservations can be made 7 months in advance on the first day of the month beginning at 8:00 a.m. PST via the website, by mail, or by calling the toll free telephone number at 1-800-444-7275. Due to seasonal volume, access to the ReserveAmerica website and the telephone line may at times be limited.

Online Reservations

Brochures and Campground Maps

Upcoming Park Events

No events scheduled at this moment.

Fire Restrictions in Effect beginning August 26, 2014

    * Wood and charcoal (BBQ) fires are prohibited in all areas of Limekiln SP including in park-provided camp stoves and fire rings.
    * Portable stoves and lanterns using gas, jellied petroleum or pressurized liquid fuel are permitted in designated campsites only.
    * Smoking is prohibited in all undeveloped areas of the park.

District Superintendent's Order No. 720-14-019 (C)

Limekiln SP

The park features breathtaking views of the Big Sur Coast, the beauty of the redwoods, the rugged coast and the cultural history of limekilns. The park has 24 campsites.

The park is 56 miles south of Carmel, off Highway One; two miles south of Lucia.

Seasons/Climate/Recommended Clothing
The weather can be changeable. Layered clothing is advised.

California State Parks contracts with Parks Management Company to operate the park.

Available Activities and Facilities at Limekiln State Park

Family Campsites
Primitive Camping
Hiking Trails
Beach Area
Restrooms / Showers
Drinking Water Available