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The 10 best camping spots near Big Sur, California.

Enjoy a vacation of untamed wilderness, roaring surf and fresh air in Big Sur.

Pfeiffer Big Sur Campground
Nate
Nate: We stayed at campsite 177 based on Sarah's recommendation and loved it. Right on the river, and within...
Limekiln Campground
David
David: The area is beautiful. My review is specific to the camping context. Looking at the photos, the sites...
Spend the night on a bluff with ocean views or beside a stream, camping in Big Sur offers you the chance to explore untamed nature. Stretching between Carmel and San Simeon, this area is bordered by the Santa Lucia Mountains on the East and the Pacific Ocean on the west. Cabins and camping near Big Sur offer you a variety of locations from seaside bluffs to rich forest scenery. Read more...
Spend the night on a bluff with ocean views or beside a stream, camping in Big Sur offers you the chance to explore untamed nature. Stretching between Carmel and San Simeon, this area is bordered by the Santa Lucia Mountains on the East and the Pacific Ocean on the west. Cabins and camping near Big Sur offer you a variety of locations from seaside bluffs to rich forest scenery. While the area doesn't have many local residents, it's a popular destination for nature lovers so many camping options exist. Wake up next to majestic redwood trees and stunning mountain views. Just south of Carmel, Limekiln State Park provides year round camping spots among the redwoods with stunning views of the California coastline. At Ventana Campground, spend the nights in redwood canyon and along the banks of Post Creek. Dotted along the Route 1, private and public campgrounds make exploring this region fun and unique.
Kirk Creek Campground
Aja
Aja: Listen raccoons. You think you're gonna sneak up up on me? This is not my first time at the rodeo....
Andrew Molera Trail Camp
Sasha
Sasha: These sites are in a big open field, and while it makes for nice, flat camping, there is ZERO privacy....
In 1944, Orson Welles and his wife, Rita Hayworth, bought a home in Big Sur, but the couple never spent a night there.
Julia Pfeiffer Burns Campground
Sasha
Sasha: Rather than parking in the JPB lot and schlepping your stuff, drive another 1/4 mile or so down Hwy. 1...
Mossy Bench Camp
Rob
Rob: this was a beautiful campground and robin was very welcoming! we enjoyed it muchly!
In the song, "Road Trippin," the Red Hot Chili Peppers mention surfing at Big Sur.
Sunset Campground
Jessica
Jessica: Look at the sites before you pitch your tent! The locations are very different. Also- there is a large...
Pinnacles Campground
Oshie
Oshie: Site 18 is secluded. Located at the end of the road, right by a closed gate. Few hundred feet beyond...
Many writers, including Jack Kerouac and Henry Miller, found inspiration from the rugged beauty in the Big Sur area.
Plaskett Creek Campground
Hipcamper
Hipcamper: I'm a fan of beaches, and Sand Dollar Beach is pretty dang rad (and directly across from the campground)!
New Brighton Campground
Courtney
Courtney: This campground sits right above a great beach for launching a kayak or paddleboard. Some of the sites...