Limekiln State Park

Update 10/14/17: Limekiln Park is open and Highway 1 is NOW OPEN from the North.  Vehicles can access Limekiln State Park from the North using Highway 1.  A closure is still in place on Highway from the south and accessible by vehicle from Nacimiento/Ferguson Road.  Please use a map to check your route before traveling.

Limekiln State Park features breathtaking views of the Big Sur Coast, the beauty of the redwoods, the rugged coast and the cultural history of limekilns. Amazing Day Use with hikes to waterfalls and the ancient limekilns. The park has 29 campsites and is available for reservations up to 48 hours in advance at or by calling 800-444-7275.

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When choosing a site, please be aware that each site can only accommodate 1 or 2 vehiclesThere is no additional parking within Limekiln State Park.  Extra Vehicles must park outside of the facility.

Each campsite has a fire ring and picnic table.

Pay Showers, Running Water, Firewood for sale.


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

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


Camping $35
Day Use $10

You will be able to make a reservation online by clicking the “Book Reservation” button, as long as it is at least 3(three) days prior to your desired date of arrival.

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Limekiln State Park (click for Google Maps Directions)

63025 California 1, Big Sur, CA 93920