Beautiful Big Sur offers exceptional hiking, from short and easy walks to very challenging hikes. 

The region includes six state parks (and one historic state park), and each park features a number of trails. 

In the north, Point Lobos State Natural Reserve offers many scenic nature trails. You can walk one, some, or all of them!

Bird Island Trail is short and accessible. It offers great birdwatching and views of jade green China Cove.

Garrapata State Park Bluff Trail offers extraordinary ocean and bluff views. It is short and easy.

The Soberanes Canyon Trail in Garrapata State Park explores the eastern side of Highway 1. When Rocky Ridge is open, it offers spectacular views.

Stroll River Path and Nature Trail in Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park to get up close to coastal redwoods and to dip your toes in the river.

McWay Falls Overlook Trail in Julia Pfeiffer Burns SP is a short walk for unobstructed views of the waterfall.

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McWay Fall Overlook Trail in Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park is a short walk  for unobstructed views of the waterfall.