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Personal Experience: Talk about a majestic, magic land! Salmon Creek Watefall is 120 ft and even has a cave system to explore! We found this spot by sheer chance, which is always rewarding. When we go up to Big Sur now it’s gotten to the point where we drive on highway 1 and look for any soft spots that may have a trail.
This has become extremely rewarding many times. Upon our short hike we also came upon caves in the same vicinity. There were people camping out here also. I’m not sure if you need to pay to camp here or if they just went for it but this is definitely a supreme camping spot!
Many people cross this pole to get to the waterfall. It is also possible to just walk through the creek:
Just like finding the waterfall by accident, we definitely didn’t think we’d come across these awesome caves too!
We also found a large storm drain that was fun to explore: