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Limekiln State Park, Big Sur

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Limekiln State Park is a California state park on the Big Sur coast. It contains four lime kilns from an 1887–1890 lime-calcining operation, plus a beach, redwood forest, and 100-foot (30 m) Limekiln Falls. It is located 2 miles (3.2 km) south of Lucia on Big Sur Coast Highway. The 711-acre (288 ha) park was established in 1994.
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  • This was supposed to be a big part of our trip to the Big Sur coast, but we neglected to check ahead. We drove down to Limekiln from Big Sur and discovered that all of the trails there are closed... 
    This was supposed to be a big part of our trip to the Big Sur coast, but we neglected to check ahead. We drove down to Limekiln from Big Sur and discovered that all of the trails there are closed...  more »
  • Wanted to drive through to look at the sites as is our usual way to decide but the VERY rude man at the entrance booth would not allow it. We will NOT be camping there. We've warned others in our... 
    Wanted to drive through to look at the sites as is our usual way to decide but the VERY rude man at the entrance booth would not allow it. We will NOT be camping there. We've warned others in our...  more »
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  • Visited Limekiln for access to the beach and it was worth the $10 for day use. The beach is clean and private. The water was VERY cold but well worth the stop as it is hard to find beach access in Big Sur. It also has a small river that leads into the beach. Overall great time! If you visit, remember to keep it it clean or better than you found it. ✌️
  • No doubt the best campsite ever. I love this place! Can't say more because it's already hard enough to book reservations here, lol. Don't want too many people to find out about my secret spot 😝

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