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Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park

This event continues a journey - experiencing the sights and life of the California State Park System. Here is an opportunity to hike among the redwoods and oak trees at Big Sur. Weather forecast calls for a clear and sunny day.

We will likely hike 10 miles (over 2,000 ft elevation gain) via Valley View Hike and Mt Manuel trails.  This is a non-BART hike.


Park Information:

We will meet at the parking lot just inside the ranger entry station.

Look at for my silver Venza. I will place a red cone on top of the car to find the meeting point. The trip is a good drive from the Bay Area. I estimate 2 hours from San Jose.

Directions (see GPS coordinates); the entry is near the Big Sur Lodge


Preparation: Bring plenty of water and snacks for a lunch. Proper clothing, shoes and personal protection (bug spray, etc) are suggested.

After Hike: TBD - we can visit one of the local restaurants for dinner and drink.

Contact me if there are any questions [masked]).

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  • Neeti

    Sorry! Staying home as I'm unwell.

    September 28, 2013

  • Neeti

    Hi~ any carpools from Fremont/Pleasanton/San Jose. I need a ride, please call me at[masked] or 415.527.7776. merci

    September 27, 2013

    • Gabby

      Hi Neeti, did you secure carpool yet??

      September 27, 2013

  • Gabby

    any carpool from Sunnyvale?

    September 27, 2013

  • Chamroeun

    Anyone car pooling from San Ramon area?

    September 25, 2013

    • Chamroeun

      Great thanks! There will be three of us car pooling

      September 26, 2013

    • Pete

      Hi Chamroeun, unfortunately I won't be able to go this time. Enjoy the hike.

      September 27, 2013

  • Bobbie


    September 25, 2013

  • Shiri

    i'm a maybe

    September 25, 2013

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