The coastal bluffs and promontories of this scenic park offer unobstructed views of the ocean and rocky shore. The park includes the Santa Rosa Creek Natural Preserve, the San Simeon Natural Preserve and the Pa-nu Cultural Preserve. The park is located just north of Cambria on Highway One. Phone (805) 927-2020 for more information.
San Simeon Creek Campground: Three campsites with accessibly designed tables on small firm pads are usable (#41, #45, and #73). Toilet facilities and showers are generally accessible. All routes to the four restroom/shower buildings are accessible.
Washburn Primitive Campground: Three campsites are generally accessible. All have firm surfaces and accessible fire rings. Assistance may be needed with water access. Toilets are usable. Routes of travel from designated accessible sites are paved and generally accessible.
Moonstone Bluff Trail: This trail is a 1.0 mile beach boardwalk along the bluffs. Trailhead starts at Leffingwell Landing. Trailhead, parking and restrooms are at either Leffingwell or Santa Rosa day use lots.
San Simeon Trail: This loop trail is accessible for 0.60 mile. Trailhead, parking and generally accessible restroom are located at Washburn day use area.
Virtual Photo Walk is a non-profit organization that harnesses the power of the internet and mobile communications to enable the disabled infirm and those isolated and hospitalized – young and old – to visit distant places. More information is available by visiting Virtual Photo Walks.
Archived Virtual Photo Walks that took place at Hearst San Simeon SP include the exploration of the Piedras Blancas Elephant Seal Rookery and San Simeon Bay.