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Big Sur Station

Big Sur Station #1, Big Sur, CA 93920
+1 831-667-2315
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Do the postcard/magnet shopping there! I met a man with a story there. On the parking lot there was... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2017
Adam S
Lodz, Poland

The drive into and out of Big Sur is amazing. It's is one of the most gorgeous drives in the State... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2017
Yucaipa, California
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Big Sur Station #1, Big Sur, CA 93920
+1 831-667-2315
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Reviewed 3 February 2017

Do the postcard/magnet shopping there! I met a man with a story there. On the parking lot there was a quite old ranger (?) who kept balance between restaurant and shop customer cars. Wish to have more time and speak to the man. I sense...More

1  Thank Adam S
Reviewed 4 January 2017

The drive into and out of Big Sur is amazing. It's is one of the most gorgeous drives in the State of California. There are lots of picturesque vista points. Take a picnic and enjoy the beautiful sites.

Thank Gabby92399
Reviewed 23 December 2016

We visited this place after a very heavy rainfall day. Part of the highway 1 was closed on that day due to landslides. We reached this station & was surprised to see this station open & officer there was very kind & gave us all...More

Thank Ajay h
Reviewed 22 June 2016

I kind of believe we drove the road from San Simeon, CA to Monterey, CA the wrong way.... we went north because we were driving the entire coast of California from San Diego to Oregon! But if you drive this roughly 100 mile section of...More

7  Thank c2h5oh_1
Reviewed 8 February 2016

In one of my trips to California I had a chance to visit this amazing area located south of San Francisco. This view took my breath away. Just perfect day and nice ride. There are several spots to quick stops to admire the view. On...More

1  Thank RafaelHerthel
Reviewed 16 January 2016

This spot is a must stop as you treck along Highway one between Paso Robles and Monterrey. The view is spectacular, for one thing. The multilevel natural terrace looks out over the ocean and is just breath taking. Loved the butterfly garden too. Fun little...More

2  Thank KateyOB
Reviewed 6 January 2016

Take a trip along the coast of Big Sur! We drove up the coast from Morro Bay to San Jose. The road is very high and windy in places. In some spots, there are no guardrails. There are not many places to stop, but there...More

Thank fawna87
Reviewed 8 December 2015

I cannot stress enough how beautiful it was to drive down CA-1 and just enjoy the view of the ocean from the road. Every angle was so wonderful to view. Go during the day, and definitely pack a nice picnic to enjoy along the way...More

2  Thank Mak684
Reviewed 29 November 2015

Bring your national parks pass so you can get free parking. Or park along the highway, which is free and legal. Get off of Pine Ridge Trail to avoid the swarms of people. Coast Ridge Road is an easy dirt road with views of mountains...More

3  Thank HeartOfSaturdayNight
Reviewed 5 September 2015

I visited this place during a trip from Los angeles to San Francisco through Us 1 road. We recommend to enetr into big sur station and have a chance to see the seal.

Thank Sahamantha
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