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Andrew Molera State Park

Cabrillo Hwy, Big Sur, CA 93920
+1 831-667-2315
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A long walk, over a mile one way, for a very common beach you find along the PCH as you drive

We paid 9 bucks senior pricing for the state park and we were told a one mile walk. Normally that... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2017
San Jose, California
Nice beach, gentle walk to the beach, fun for kids

The walk to the beach starts off and ends crossing a stream, just go for it. The walk is level and... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
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This large park has a diverse range of trails that run along the Big Sur River or out to the coast.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Cabrillo Hwy, Big Sur, CA 93920
+1 831-667-2315
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

We paid 9 bucks senior pricing for the state park and we were told a one mile walk. Normally that is a 20 minute walk for me. It was more like 35 minutes one way. It is flat so it is an easy hike. However,...More

Thank gjim195
Reviewed 5 October 2017

The walk to the beach starts off and ends crossing a stream, just go for it. The walk is level and easy. There are bugs and flowers to investigate along the way. At the beach, there is typically drift wood, surfers, and birds to entertain...More

Thank 2mchfn
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We had started our day at Point Lobos Park and continued on as far as we could along the PCH until the bridge that was being repaired. Along the way we say Andrew Molera. I had read about all the State Parks in the area....More

Thank Terri C
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

We had a great time walking to and playing on a beach. It was a bit windy but we found a less windy area. You pay $10 to enter the park.

Thank Nina S
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Andrew Molera State Park has many different trails for all skill levels. They also cover a variety of different scenery. There's really something for everyone. It's a spectacularly beautiful property, definitely worth seeing!

Thank Dollyamas
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Probably the first thing to note is that the Park is rather undeveloped, at least where we were. Dirt parking lot, no real support buildings/visitor center/information/maps. Much of the park was closed off. But, there was a nice road to walk out to the beach,...More

Thank Hal72
Reviewed 13 August 2017

From the car park to be beach is a mile or so. Beach is nice and is swimable (for the brave who don't mind the cold). There are some nice trails on the headland above the beach that are not too strenuous. The ranger could...More

Thank Hepatacyte
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

The road leading to the carpark from HWY1 is around 5 minutes drive up from the big sur river inn. I would recommend reserving a day to explore the park properly. We visited initially on our first evening on coast just for a quick hike...More

1  Thank mcuktravel
Reviewed 4 February 2017

We went on January 29th, 2017 to look for Monarch butterflies. They were closed due to river changing course, but it was not posted on their website.

Thank goCaspian
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Arrived late afternoon on New Year's Day so only time for the Headlands Trail from the parking lot (no stream crossing necessary) to the bluffs above the beach. First down some steps then across the meadow with campsites, then through the grove of trees, then...More

Thank workingmom001
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0 Votes Not sure what phone number you tried but how about this one... Contact Information (831) 667-2315