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Limekiln State Park contains 716-acres. The park features breath taking views of the Big Sur Coast. The park features the beauty of the redwoods, the rugged coast, and the cultural history of limekilns.

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Park Kiosk Hours:

  • Hi Season: 9AM-7PM
  • Lo Season: 10AM-5PM

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Comfort Station
  • Firewood
  • Fishing
  • Hiking Trails
  • Parking
  • Picnic Area
  • Ranger Station
  • Restrooms
  • Showers
  • Swimming
  • Water Sports
  • Waterfall
Alerts and Important Information
This park is operated by a concessionaire; therefore, discount passes issued by California State Parks are not honored.

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).

  • Campsites located in the redwood area of the campground are available for tent campers ONLY.
  • RVs and trailers cannot camp in the redwood area; they are restricted to camping in the beach area ONLY.
  • RV length is a maximum of 24'.
  • Trailer length is a maximum of 15' (from ball of hitch to trailer bumper).
  • Maximum of one RV/Trailer and one tent.
  • The park cannot accommodate any vehicle over 24 feet.
  • The vehicle limit and vehicle length restrictions are rigorously enforced.
  • During winter storms park access may be subject to road closures. Redwood area subject to winter closures as need and staffing dictate.
  • Park entry gate is open 8am to sunset. Access to the park may be restricted from sundown to the next morning at 8 am. Park is first-come, first-served when not on reservations.
  • Fees include entry for 1 vehicle and 1 legally towed vehicle or trailer, additional vehicles will be charged per night at the park. No more than TWO vehicles may be parked at each campsite.
  • No more than 8 persons MAXIMUM per campsite.
  • Reservations are NOT area-specific nor site-specific; you will be assigned a site when you arrive.
  • Parking is very limited.
  • 2012 Reservation Season:
    • The park is on reservations all year.
  • Getting There:

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

    Contact Information:

    Mailing Address:

    63025 HIGHWAY 1
    BIG SUR CA 93920

    Phone Number:

    Project Office:(805)434-1996