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Upper Higgins Campground, Santa Lucia Range, California

   

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Amenities and facilities are few in primitive campgrounds like this one; primitive campgrounds like Upper Higgins Campground is a splendid way to get out in the outdoors. Many people stay at this campground in order to be near Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park. There are so many entertaining things in the vicinity of Upper Higgins Campground, and being here is wonderful fun any time. You shouldn't be in a building every day; you need to get out now and then, and Upper Higgins Campground is a wonderful local campground if you happen to be in California.
Upper Higgins Campground is a campground that is exceptionally liked by people of Big Sur.
This camp ground is to be found
 
    in the lovely Santa Lucia Range.
It is really picturesque here at this primitive campground, and after you arrive at a primitive campground like Upper Higgins Campground you'll realize it was well worth the effort getting here.
 So many local attractions and the close by outdoors recreation are great reasons to come. A visit to California is not complete without some camping. The Willowcreek Bridge to Arroyo Seco Picnic Area segment has a distance of 3 miles; you locate this bit of whitewater on Arroyo Seco River. It's a type IV(V) bit. This segment of Arroyo Seco River is suited for raft paddlers who have been whitewater kayaking or rafting for a period of time. If you are going whitewater kayaking or rafting, you must always check current conditions. With its 1,563 foot difference in altitude it's a scenic backcountry trail; the South Fork Trail is 7.8 miles of nice backcountry trekking. This backcountry trail, the  
South Fork Trail is a challenging backcountry trek that takes about one day. Summit Trail in the vicinity is 1.8 miles long and has a great 1,522-foot variation in elevation; it's a gorgeous wilderness hiking trail.  

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Other campgrounds near Upper Higgins Campground, Santa Lucia Range, California:

   Upper Higgins Trailcamp, Big Sur, 0 miles away
      
   Indian Valley Campground, Monterey County, 1 miles away
      
   Pelon Trailcamp, Big Sur, 1 miles away
      
   Pelon Campground, Monterey County, 1 miles away
      
   Tan Oak Trailcamp, Big Sur, 2 miles away
      
   Strawberry Trailcamp, Big Sur, 2 miles away
      
   Upper Bee Trailcamp, Big Sur, 2 miles away
      
   South Fork Trailcamp, Big Sur, 3 miles away
      
   Lost valley Trailcamp, Big Sur, 4 miles away
      
   Willow Springs Trailcamp, Big Sur, 4 miles away
      

Paddling Rivers Near Upper Higgins Campground, Santa Lucia Range, California:

   Arroyo Seco River, Monterey County, 8 miles away
      Class IV(V) - 3 miles long (Willowcreek Bridge to Arroyo Seco Picnic Area)

   Arroyo Seco River, Monterey County, 10 miles away
      Class III - 14.5 miles long (Arroyo Seco Picnic Area to Route G16 bridge)

   Big Sur River, Monterey County, 12 miles away
      Class II+ - 4 miles long (Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park to Motels)

   Carmel River, Monterey County, 13 miles away
      Class II-III(IV) - 10 miles long (Los Padres Reservoir to Carmel Valley)

   Little Sur River, Monterey County, 16 miles away
      Class III-IV - 7 miles long (Pico Blanco B South Carolina to Highway 1)


Public Lands near Upper Higgins Campground, Santa Lucia Range, California:

   Pinnacles National Monument, Paicines - CA, 46 miles away
      
   Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, California, 5 miles away

   Limekiln State Park, California, 9 miles away

   Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park, California, 12 miles away

   Andrew Molera State Park, California, 17 miles away

   Garrapata State Park, California, 27 miles away


Trails near Upper Higgins Campground, Santa Lucia Range, California:

   South Fork Trail, Monterey County, 2 miles away
       7.8 hiking miles, 1563 feet elevation difference

   Summit Trail, Monterey County, 4 miles away
      1.8 hiking miles, 1522 feet elevation difference

   Hot Springs Trail, Monterey County, 5 miles away
       4.4 hiking miles, 1545 feet elevation difference

   Big Sur Trail, Monterey County, 5 miles away
       15.2 hiking miles, 1949 feet elevation difference

   Marble Peak Trail, Monterey County, 6 miles away
      1.6 hiking miles, 1188 feet elevation difference

   Church Creek Trail, Monterey County, 6 miles away
       3.8 hiking miles, 1279 feet elevation difference

   Horse Pasture Trail, Monterey County, 6 miles away
      5.3 hiking miles, 1737 feet elevation difference


Beaches Near Upper Higgins Campground, Santa Lucia Range, California:

   Wreck Beach, Monterey County, 14 miles away

   Pfeiffer Beach, Monterey County, 15 miles away

   Sand Dollar Beach, Monterey County, 17 miles away


Lakes Near Upper Higgins Campground, Santa Lucia Range, California:

   White Rock Lake, Monterey County, 17 miles away


Current weather conditions at Upper Higgins Campground, Santa Lucia Range, California
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Local climate location: MONTEREY 11 miles away


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