Hike from Kirk Creek Campground to Vicente Flat Trail

Hike from Kirk Creek Campground to Vicente Flat Trail

Rate this Adventure Kirk Creek Campground

Distance

10.9 Miles

Elevation Gain

3454 Feet

Activities

Camping, Mountain Biking, Running, Backpacking, Fitness

Skill

Expert

Season

Year Round

Type

Out-and-Back

Bathrooms
Beach
Easy Parking
Romantic
Scenic
Waterfall
Wildflowers
Wildlife

The hike from Kirk Creek Campground to Vicente Flat Trail, in Limekiln State Park, is a 10.9 mile trail. The trail features beautiful ocean views and vistas of the Big Sur coast.

The Vicente Flat Trail is well kept and wide, with many campsites at the end. This trail is very close to Cone Peak, and is used for mountain biking, trail running, birding, and nature trips. 

Photos: Michael GobbiElaine Layabout, David Stone and Andrew K. Smith

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations.

Nearby Lodging

From $176/night

Asilomar Hotel and Conference Grounds

Pacific Grove, California

From $110/night

Enney Ranch

San Miguel, California

From $100/night

Walkabout

Santa Cruz, California

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Distance

10.9 Miles

Elevation Gain

3454 Feet

Activities

Camping, Mountain Biking, Running, Backpacking, Fitness

Skill

Expert

Season

Year Round

Type

Out-and-Back

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