Pine Ridge Trail To Sykes Hot Springs
Location: Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park, Big Sur, CA
Features: Hiking trails, incredible scenery, hot springs, lush greenery
Surrounded by redwood groves and through camping areas and streams, the Pine Ridge Trail going to Sykes Hot Springs is considered one of the best and well known trails in the area. The terrain is steep and rocky, often proximate the cliffside. The trail head starts at Big Sur Station. The trail is often hot and the nearest reliable water point is Terrace Creek about 5.5 miles. The trail may be technical in some areas.
Top 3 Adventure Hacks
1) It pays to be prepared.
It is hot along the way and the nearest reliable water point is Terrace Creek about 5.5 miles. The long trek may be lined with bushes or a variety of plant life. Whenever a skin allergy begins to attack, it pays to have a portable camping shower.
2) Bring a first aid kit
The terrain is steep and rocky, often proximate the cliffside. Thus it is important to be prepared and have a handy first aid kit.
3) Charge your phone even if there’s no electricity
With a portable solar powered phone charger, you can charge your phone.