Plaskett Creek Big Sur

Update 10/14/17: Plaskett Creek Campground is open and Highway 1 is NOW OPEN from the North.  Vehicles can access Plaskett Creek Campground 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.  Sand Dollar Beach, Willow Day Use and Mill Day Use Areas are open and accessible as well.

NOTICE: Due to the California Drought and water shortage in California, the spigots have been turned off at Plaskett Creek Campground to conserve water for flushing toilets and spigots.   Many campers have added hand sanitizer and/or wipes to their camping supplies.

Plaskett Creek Campground offers family campsites in a country park-like setting under a scattered canopy of large Monterey Pines and Monterey Cypress.

You will be able to make a reservation online by clicking the “Reservations button” , as long as it is at least 8 (eight) days prior to your desired date of arrival.

Book Reservations

The campground has 44 units, each with a picnic table, fire ring and pedestal grill.

The campground is 100′ above sea level 3.5 miles north of the town of Gorda.

The Pacific Ocean is just across Highway 1 and easily accessed through Sand Dollar Beach walking trail.

Plaskett Creek campsites are available for reservations. You can make reservations on line at or by calling 877-444-6777.

Plaskett Creek Group Campground shares this location. Its 3 large sites are available by reservation.


Group camping reservations (877) 444-6777
Up to 40 people per site
Up to 10 cars per group site


Fee: $35.00 per night
6-8 persons per site

Group Fee: $100 per night

Walk In Fee: $5.00

2 vehicles per site

Drinking Water is available
at this site.

RVs permitted*

Plaskett Creek Campground (Click for Google Maps Directions)
69345 Highway One
Big Sur, CA 93920