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More helpful contacts:
Big Sur Station ("Ranger Station") (831) 667-2315. Personnel are available Wednesday through Sunday from 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM (PST). These are the winter hours. Regular 7-days a week schedule begins April 2010. Big Sur Station has information about hiking, camping, road conditions and more. While in Big Sur you can pick up trail maps, books, posters, and lots of other information. They also have public restrooms. No public telephones but cell phones work in this area. See map for location.
CalTrans has created a toll-free hotline to provide information about traffic and road conditions on Highway 1 from Cambria to Carmel which encompasses all of Big Sur. The hotline will be updated as needed with information about construction, traffic delays and road closures. Call (888) 836-0866.
California Department of Fish & Game: (831) 649-2870
Download our local Big Sur Visitors Guide in Adobe PDF.
The Big Sur Guide lists all the resorts, hotels, motels, restaurants, art galleries, gift shops and all other businesses in Big Sur with a small amount of descriptive text and contact telephone numbers. This document prints well on a 8.5" x 11" paper.
Please note: There is no more information in the Big Sur Guide than is available on this website. In fact, the website has more information with the award winning Ecology section and the constantly updated Miscellaneous Businesses section. If lodging, camping, restaurant, or similar information is what you're looking for, please either print the web pages from your computer or download the Big Sur Guide pdf and print from there. Thank you for helping us minimize our mailing costs.
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