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Partington Cove, Big Sur

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  • August 28, 2017
    this is one of the most stunning locations on the California coast, a must to see and stay. Plenty of camp grounds, cabins and beautiful scenery to enjoy for the whole family at reasonable fees  more »
  • March 27, 2017
    I love the drive along the coast and this is one of my favorite views - so stunning and satisfying. I can't wait to go back, although we in the north will have to wait until the Pfeiffer Bridge is rep...  more »
  • January 5, 2017
    It is easy to miss the trail head so be on lookout for a green gate on the ocean side between Nepenthe and Julia Pfeiffer State park entrance. Cars parked alongside the highway are the best sign for t...  more »
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  • October 19, 2016
    Really cool spot just a short hike in from Hwy 1. Definitely take the time to go explore. The tunnel is awesome and the rocks at the end of the trail are a great place to chill and watch the ocean
  • March 10, 2017
    Nice spot! #iloveitontop
  • July 9, 2016
    Beautiful spot to watch the waves crashing against the rocks. An otter was hanging out with us riding the waves. Park on the side of the road, but be very careful of traffic. The trail down is short but steep.
  • May 23, 2016
    Lovely place! please be aware of the warning signs and the waves.
  • January 17, 2016
    Such Cool history! Worth the short hike !

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