Explore the best trails near Big Sur with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.

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closed due to road hwy 1 road closures

backpacking
2 days ago

The trail is nice and follows the Mill Creek which has abundant water and many small waterfalls. We crossed the creek at the end of the main trail and followed a non maintained trail to some great campsites.

Breath taken beautiful,easy walking in traffic.

Awesome trail, nice to backpack for the night. Can be crowded at the Springs.

hiking
21 days ago

One of my all time favorite hikes. Very lush and beautiful forest in the beginning with a decent trek uphill, but once you crest you get to see beautiful ocean views, the top of all the trees and even a grassy hill side to relax on. Worth the time and effort.

McWay Cove and McWay Falls are two of the most beautiful parts of the Big Sur Coast of California. Located along scenic Highway 1, it is worth getting out of your car and taking a look. You will never forget it.

Not really a hike. Nice beach stroll ~~ ocean mist, aqua views

Pretty great hike, go as far as you want! Sun exposed so bring lots of h2o

Easy, touristy, pretty heavily trafficked even with the closures on the 1. Would be great for kids.

Stunning

hiking
25 days ago