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Thread: Big Sur Camping - Sat. Jan. 19th

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    Big Sur Camping - Sat. Jan. 19th

    Hey all you California MOAers! Join us for some coastal camping on a small, grassy bluff on the ocean at one of the top scenic campgrounds in the US. A short hike and you're on the beach. Weather permitting. If it's raining it's canceled. Weather outlook: Cloudy, 63F during the day and 44F at night. If you don't want to camp and you're out on a ride, stop by and say hi.

    Where: Kirk Creek Campground, 29.4 miles south of Big Sur or 12 miles south of Lucia, on west side of Hwy 1 just yards north of Nacimiento-Fergusson Rd.

    When: Arrive afternoon of Saturday Jan 19th. Camp overnight.
    Bring your own food and beverages.

    Who's in?

    Linkage:
    http://www.parksman.com/kirk.html
    http://www.forestcamping.com/dow/suz.../notable01.htm
    http://gorp.away.com/gorp/activity/camping/dow_kirk.htm
    http://maps.google.com/maps?f=d&hl=e...&t=h&z=17&om=1

    Kirk Creek Campground:

    Location: Big Sur Coast
    Description: Located on open bluff, 100 feet above sea level.
    Number of Sites: 33 units
    Directions: Take Highway 1, 80 miles North of San Luis Obispo or 35 miles south of the community of Big Sur.
    Activities: Hiking, fishing, beach access
    Facilities: Flush toilets, trailhead parking, developed water, accessible tables fire rings and grills, bike campsites available. RV's no longer than 30'.
    Special Rules: Kirk Creek is a campfire-use site. Maximum stay is 14 days.
    Fees: 22.00 per night, per site. Sites accommodate 6-8 people and 2 vehicles per site. Bicycle or walk-in tent camping is $5.00 per night.
    Reservations: First come, first served.
    Seasonal Use: Open all year.
    Helpful Hints: Nearest store in Lucia. Nearest dump station 40 miles south to San Simeon State Park. Large amounts of Poison Oak on trails. Campground host sells firewood.
    Contact: Concession managed by Parks Management Co. (805)434-1996 or (805) 434-9199. Website http://www.campone.com.

    Last edited by Burnszilla; 01-14-2008 at 06:56 PM.
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    Once there was a Tavern PAULBACH's Avatar
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    Looks like a fun time - enjoy.

    Now its time to get out the shovel and clear last night's snow off the driveway.

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    Has the GS-Lust The_Veg's Avatar
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    I'll be with you guys in spirit. be sure to give the rest of us a good report on the campout.
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    i have camped there before... right after riding down the hill on the naciemento-ferguson road.

    i really need to add that to the campsite's list of great MC campgrounds.

    wish i could ride out there and join you stephen...

    ian

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    I'd go, but this weekend will be my last one at home for a bit.

    My R100 continues to languish...
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    Although Martin Luther King has the day off, I am working.

    Sorry. But this is definitely a place worth visiting. Don't forget to go to the
    waterfall.

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    I've always wanted to go down there. A hike on Sunday perhaps...
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    Stephen Burns - 2007 R1200GS
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    I also would like to join you, but the wife says I have to be in Milpitas on Sunday morning for a multi birthday celebration at our fav place for dim sum.
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