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Kirk Creek Campground

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The nature was astounding and the amenities was reduced to a very simple toilet (expected). I would recommend this site any day. Beware that it was difficult for us to get a flat spot for our rv and that caused us to be parked at an angle and this resulted in our refrigerator stopped working. You can't buy food or...

Thank Philip B
Fullerton, California
Reviewed 17 April 2017

WOW. So I read a million reviews before I got here, which was very helpful but I must admit had me a bit paranoid of Poison Oak and crazy raccoons. Make sure you know what poison oak looks like and just stay clear of it! The raccoons can be pesky but we had our big dog with us which probably...

1Thank PaigeHakuna
Milan, Italy
Reviewed 10 April 2017

we stayed 2 nights in this campground sourrounded by the wildest nature. definitely the nicer on the ocean between los angeles and san francisco. The temperature drops down during night so you must keep well covered. expecially in december .

Thank Southfremantle91
Reviewed 27 February 2017

During our stay we were treated to some of the notorious mist, which hampered the view some what, but we were still treated to a fantastic slice of nature. We were sea-side and perched seemingly on a cliff top with abbundent rabbits tearing around. RV camping, this was by one of the more basic sites we stayed on, mainly for...

Thank thesussexfoodie
Chatsworth, California, United States
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Biggest drawback of this wonderful campground is that you have to make reservations way in advance. But the views from here are just breathtaking. We travelled here during Thanksgiving week. We arrived at around 1:30. Even though the campground sign said that it was full, we still wanted to see what all the fuzz is about and found several sites...

1Thank Robert V
United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Stayed one night as they always have space for cyclists in their hike/bike sites unlike Limekiln State Park. Kirk Creek has a great setting and ambiance from the noise of the waves. There's no water here, which means long drop toilets, no showers and no drinking water (although the camp host was happy to give us, as cyclists, some water...

1Thank 01STAY01
Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 26 August 2016

After a busy day of sight seeing stopped to have a look about a possible campsite. Luckily 2 tent sites were still available. So stayed for the night listening to just the ocean waves and an awesome view in the morning.

1Thank HappyTourist57
Kingman, Arizona
Reviewed 18 August 2016

For years I've wanted to oceanfront camp in California but didn't want to deal with the cutthroat reservation madness for the state beaches. Luckily, I stumbled across a mid-week three day availability at Kirk Creek while on Recreation.Gov looking for something else and snatched it right up with a reservation. Since it was kind of a bucket list thing for...

3Thank omegaprix
Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

The views at this campground can't be beat. We stayed here for 3 nights, at different sites, and it is just beautiful camping. The camp host is fantastic, she was incredibly helpful. Camping spots in Big Sur are very limited, so book in advance. There are only 3 walk-up sites and they are gone in a blink of an eye....

Thank xAngelaMarie
Kentfield, California
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Unbelievable views! If you bring your pooch, bring along a 50ft leed so they can explore. There are squirrels and baby bunnies everywhere!! We will be back every year..:) Bring water; Host has Firewood... Lots of layers as the temperature range varies and be sure not to leave out any trash... There are lots of Raccoons at night. Main trail...

1Thank ferbri

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Address: Hwy 1, Big Sur, CA 93465
Region: United States > California > Big Sur
Number of rooms: 34
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omegaprix, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Sites 009 and 022 are the best, and anything right on the ocean. Avoid sites 001 and 003: close to bathrooms, garbage, and camp host.”
  • Site 009--great shade AND unobstructed ocean views
  • Site 009
rachelw211, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Reservations needed!”
  • site #26
724maartend, 8 May 2016 | Read review
“If you book online, pay attention to the orientation of the sites and get one ocean front.”
tnerrn02, 28 Jan 2014 | Read review
“It is a campsite. The cool thing they reserve sites for travelers coming on foot or by bike which are away from the RVs.”
ChicagoFamilyGuy, 13 Jan 2014 | Read review
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