Pfeiffer Ridge short loop Ridge Trail–Hidden Trail–River Trail

Big Sur, California 93920

Pfeiffer Ridge short loop Ridge Trail–Hidden Trail–River Trail

Pfeiffer Ridge (short loop) Ridge Trail–Hidden Trail–River Trail Professional Review and Guide

"This relatively easy hike loops through the heart of Andrew Molera State Park, from the Big Sur River to a ridge with wonderful views of the coastline. The trail climbs 570 feet, winding in and out of shady live oak glens and grassy coyote brush slopes, to Pfeiffer Ridge (Molera Ridge). From the ridge are 360-degree panoramic views of the crenelated coastline, Point Sur, the Big Sur River canyon, Mount Manuel, and Pico Blanco. The path follows the ridge, the backbone of Andrew Molera State Park, then returns back through Creamery Meadow."

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Trail Information

Big Sur
Nearby City
3.6
Distance
700 feet
Elevation Gain
Loop/Lollipop
Trail Type
Easy
Skill Level
2 hours
Duration
Andrew Molera State Park
Local Contacts
USGS: Big Sur
Local Maps

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Aug 2018